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Old 04-12-18, 09:51 PM
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Default Unknown Air Force or Airways Button

Hi All, has anyone come across this button before please? It was apparently sold as Rhodesian WWII but that is not correct as their button had a lion and tusk and the eagle's wings are different as well.

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[IMG]47322809_2228929234098329_3034087313052270592_n by Wayne, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Old 07-12-18, 06:15 PM
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Not sure why my photo is not showing.

Anyway the lion above the eagle looks just like that used by Imperial Airways, so I wonder if the button may be an early IA button?

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I am sure this is a Southern Rhodesia Airforce.
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Not SRAF, theirs shows a Lion holding a Tusk

SRAF 2 each size sold Gary Balke Dec 2017 10 - Copy by Wayne, on Flickr


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Hi Wayne,
Just an observation an not a confirmation of anything... The design of eagle appears to be similar to that of Australian Air Force buttons, so maybe start looking at private Australian Airways around the 1930's - 1950's period.

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Thanks Steven, will do
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