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Old 09-08-22, 05:58 PM
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Default Unknown RAF Button

Hi everyone,

I've recently bought the attached button but haven't been able to find a match online for it, can anyone identify it or tell me anything more about it at all?

I presume that it's related to the RAF, but unlike most usual RAF buttons it's silver toned and is missing either a crown above the eagle or any other identifiers. I don't believe that it has a lot of age to it as the 'Gaunt London' makers mark on the back looks fairly modern. What are people's thoughts?

Thank you for your time!
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Old 09-08-22, 07:01 PM
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A generic button worn by small airlines and by uniformed staff at some airports etc.

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Old 09-08-22, 09:25 PM
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Thanks Dave I really appreciate that, shame that it's not RAF-related but I'll add it to the collection anyway
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Old 10-08-22, 05:06 AM
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Seen it worn by Wartime BOAC ground staff
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Thanks for that Milmed, I feel better about buying it now!
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Old 18-08-22, 07:55 AM
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Been looking at some BOAC wartime pictures on gettyimages and it looks like this style of button was also used by Flight crews. I suspect the BOAC button with the Griffon may be post WWII
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