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Old 15-07-17, 08:51 PM
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Default Recent RAF related wings and badges .

From a recent auction. these were framed under dirty glass with poor photos. Took a chance and was quite pleased when they arrived yesterday. No name associated with the group, unfortunately.. The SAAF wing is of pattern I had not seen before. Solid WW2 RAF wings. Belgium volunteer titles are nice also. All have indications of being worn and removed from a uniform at some time

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Hi Jack,

Don't you love it when taking a chance pays off..?

Well done, some nice looking pieces there (not that I'm any kind of expert you understand).

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Old 16-07-17, 06:48 AM
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The SA wings of this pattern do turn up from time to time but are definitely not all that common. Very nice.
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Old 16-07-17, 11:40 AM
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Thank you Roy and Alex.

I am more familiar with the SAAF wing that is not padded and with a thinner embroidery style. Am pleased to add this to the collection.

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Old 16-07-17, 12:23 PM
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Those are all very nice indeed!

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From a recent auction. these were framed under dirty glass with poor photos. Took a chance and was quite pleased when they arrived yesterday. No name associated with the group, unfortunately.. The SAAF wing is of pattern I had not seen before. Solid WW2 RAF wings. Belgium volunteer titles are nice also. All have indications of being worn and removed from a uniform at some time

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Old 16-07-17, 04:53 PM
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Thanks Frank
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Old 16-07-17, 06:25 PM
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Very nice indeed! wonder if the wear to the RAF wing is / was, from harness-straps?.........
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Old 16-07-17, 06:39 PM
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Very nice indeed! wonder if the wear to the RAF wing is / was, from harness-straps?.........
I had thought that very same thing.
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Old 17-07-17, 12:05 AM
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Wow! Very well done. Nice wings. The titles aren't bad either!!
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Old 17-07-17, 01:29 AM
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From a recent auction. these were framed under dirty glass with poor photos. Took a chance and was quite pleased when they arrived yesterday. No name associated with the group, unfortunately.. The SAAF wing is of pattern I had not seen before. Solid WW2 RAF wings. Belgium volunteer titles are nice also. All have indications of being worn and removed from a uniform at some time

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Old 17-07-17, 02:23 AM
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Thanks to everyone for their gracious comments, it is great to be able to share with you.
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