British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Books by Forum Members


Go Back   British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum > British Military Insignia > Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force

 Other Pages: Galleries, Links etc.
Glossary  Books by Forum Members     Canadian Pre 1914    CEF    CEF Badge Inscriptions   Canadian post 1920     Canadian post 1953     British Cavalry Badges     Makers' Marks    Pipers' Badges  Canadian Cloth Titles  Books  SEARCH
 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 31-10-19, 04:43 PM
arrestingu arrestingu is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: uk
Posts: 1,130
Default Rare half size RNAS bullion Pilot Officers hat badge WW1

Hi
Just thought I would share this rarity. Half sizes RNAS pilot officers bullion cap badge.
This was aquired with his sleeve eagles and buttons.
Any further info on these half sizes badges would be greatfully recieved.
Thanks
Steve
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 20191031_134948-1.jpg (100.4 KB, 66 views)
File Type: jpg 20191031_135251-1.jpg (114.0 KB, 70 views)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 31-10-19, 08:53 PM
Pembird Pembird is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 271
Default

Surprised it does not have the smaller eagle/albatross in the centre in order to have it balanced. However never have seen one before so well done.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 31-10-19, 09:19 PM
irish's Avatar
irish irish is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Illinois USA
Posts: 1,886
Default

Indeed a great looking group. The RNAS cap badge of any type is difficult to find.
Jack
__________________
"We must make our mistakes quickly"
Major General George Alan Vasey CB, CBE, DSO and Bar
New Guinea 1942
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 31-10-19, 10:09 PM
arrestingu arrestingu is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: uk
Posts: 1,130
Default

Yes size of eagle was a surprise ,but that's how he wore it , eagle ais wire fittings to rear same as full size.
Regards
Steve
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-11-19, 05:48 AM
Alex Rice Alex Rice is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 3,219
Default

Amazing find, congrats. That is an amazing collection, thanks for showing them.
Cheers,
Alex
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:55 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.