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WW2 ROYAL AIR FORCE [RAF] C TYPE LEATHER FLYING HELMET & MK VII GOGGLES PLUS
WW2 RAF C Type leather flying helmet. 1st pattern with external wiring loom. Complete with head sets. Wartime pattern jack plug. Plus Oxygen mask, Type G but in relic condition and a pair of Mk VII Goggles. Faintly named inside, but not clearly descernible to me [Lt something]. All items in good condition if otherwise stated.
Reference http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30015744

Code: 53221Price:


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ROYAL AIR FORCE DENTAL BRANCH WINGS COLLAR BADGE
A fine gilded brass RAF Royal Air Force "DB" Dental Branch Wings Collar Badge.

Code: 53165Price: 10.00 GBP


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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE "RNAS" ARMOURED CAR SQUADRON BADGE
WWI Royal Naval Air Service RNAS Armoured Car Squadron bronze badge, with two loops to reverse.

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914 to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.

1914 the Section had become the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division (RNACD) eventually expanding to 20 squadrons. As trench warfare developed, the armoured cars could no longer operate on the Western Front and were redeployed to other theatres including the Middle East, Romania and Russia. In the summer of 1915 the RNACD was disbanded and the army took over control of armoured cars, with the units soon coming under the command of the Motor Branch of the Machine Gun Corps.

However RNAS experience of the Western Front would not be lost, No. 20 Squadron RNAS was retained under Naval control to further develop armoured vehicles for land battle, these personnel later becoming the nucleus of the team working under the Landships Committee that developed the first tanks.

Code: 52954Price: 120.00 GBP


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RAF ROYAL AIR FORCE TRANSPORT COMMAND CAP BADGE
WW2 RAF Transport Command Cap Badge A good scarce 1943-45 Silver & enamel example by Scully of Montreal. Two screw posts to reverse, complete with silver marked retaining nuts.
Ref Hobart Badges & Uniforms of the RAF p107 for text

Code: 52749Price: 250.00 GBP


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ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMB DISPOSAL ARM BADGE
Scarce embroidered light blue on black sleeve badge worn by qualified Bomb Disposal operatives. An aerial bomb flanked by the letters "BD" within a laurel wreath.

Code: 52489Price: 45.00 GBP


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RAF ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR SEA RESCUE FORMATION SIGN
A fine woven formation sign. Worn on the right sleeve. Introduced in 1943 and abolished in 1948.

Code: 52471Price: 40.00 GBP


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RAF OFFICIAL DUTIES CHAPLAINS ASSISTANT [FACING PAIR]
A fine uncut facing pair. Eagle Chaplains Assistant Sky Blue On Dark blue embroidered Air Force Branch Badges.

Code: 52472Price: 28.00 GBP


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RAF ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR SEA RESCUE FORMATION SIGN
A Scarce Royal Air Force Tropical Issue Air Sea Rescue Arm Badge Woven red on khaki launch boat with ASR. Worn on the right sleeve. Introduced in 1943 and abolished in 1948.

Code: 52479Price: 80.00 GBP


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RAF ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR SEA RESCUE FORMATION SIGN
A fine woven formation sign. Worn on the right sleeve. Introduced in 1943 and abolished in 1948.

Code: 52399Price: 45.00 GBP


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ROYAL FLYING CORPS FLECHETTE STEEL ARROW.
Flechette steel arrow, regarded as Britain’s first bomb.

A flechette is a pointed steel projectile, with a vaned tail for stable flight. The name comes from French fléchette, "little arrow" or "dart". The six-inch darts were dropped in batches of 500 from biplanes flying over enemy trenches to devastating effect.
They were capable of inflicting horrendous wounds - but upstanding British pilots viewed their use as underhand and eventually refused to use them.

Code: 52358Price: 70.00 GBP

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