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 Burgundy, Surmounted by a Gold Bullion Coronet. Attached either side by a Pair of Birds / Eagles Wings (9 Feathers) In Gold Bullion Highlighted in Black. On a Navy Blue Melton Felt Backing. Padded. 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: 35 mm x 90 mm.
Code: 50490Price: 40.00 GBP