A Superb Quality & Rare, Removed From Uniform (RFU) 1940’s / 50’s Period Gold Bullion & Worsted (Woollen Yarn) on Melton Felt Set of Qualified Pilots Wings / Badge to: The British European Airways (BEA). To the Centre in Gold Bullion Letters: BEA, Encircled by Two Twigs of Laurel Leaves in Worsted Scarlet Red, Surmounted by a Gold Bullion Coronet. Attached either side by a Pair of Birds / Eagles Wings (10 Feathers) In Gold Bullion Highlighted in Black. On a Black Melton Felt Backing. Padded. Complete with a cropped piece of Beige Cotton Denham Backing. c.1940’s/ 50’s.
Note: Formed as the British European Airways (BEA) division of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) on the1st January 1946.
Dimensions: 39 mm x 91 mm.
Code: 50489Price: 50.00 GBP