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WW1 Period RFC style flying helmet.
Soft brown leather with cotton lining and tailored with a neck flap. The helmet is with the correct open style press stud buttons, typical of the Great War. GC Minor wear.
Code: 50024Price: 65.00 GBP
WW1 RAF British War Medal.
A good example awarded to “219147 2AM G.E. Pitkin RAF”
George Edward Pitkin originally joined the RNAS, he saw service France later with 48 Squadron
Code: 51885Price: 32.00 GBP
WW1 RAF Officer's 1918 1st Pattern Khaki Cap.
A good and rare example of the pattern of cap introduced to the RAF on its creation in April 1918. Retaining all metal J.R. Gaunt pattern gilt cap badge. The interior with leather sweatband padded lining. The cap retains a good shape, small moth nips not effecting the overall appearance. Silk to the interior shot.
Code: 52198Price: 975.00 GBP
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Attribute Observer Brevet, Photograph and Medals
A rare attributed brevet worn by AC.1 Francis Reginald Lawley.
Comprising: Slightly padded Observer brevet of classic Great War RFC style. ... Postcard photograph of Lawley, wearing this brevet. The reverse with details of a Stockport photographer. ... British War Medal "58733 2.AM F.R. LAWLEY RAF", 1939/45 Star.
AC.1 Francis Reginald Lawley a native of Disley Stockport a motor engineer enlisted into the Royal Flying Corps on the 6th February 1917. He served in France from December 1917 to August 1919. He was discharged to the Reserve in 1921. He re-joined the RAF in July 1939. The stockport photograph and with Lawley living in Stockport ties the grouping together.
WW1 Pattern Royal Flying Corps RFC Early RAF Flying Coat.
A good example of the heavy weight light brown Officer private purchase flying coat. Light brown leather typical of the colour used by the RFC. Tailored double breasted with waist pockets. The interior with 1/4 cotton and 3/4 heavy wool lining. Complete with waistbelt. buckle absent. The overall condition is good, some fading in parts to the colour. One small rip front lower flap and stitching faults to the collar. Otherwise a Good display item.
Code: 52357Price: 850.00 GBP
RNAS / AAC scarce 1914-16 WW1 Royal Naval Air Service Anti-Aircraft Corps cloth title.
A good and rare example red embroidered letters on dark blue. Has been worn.
Code: 52381Price: 240.00 GBP
WW1 RFC / RAF Snap Shop Photographs.
An interesting selection of 9 original period photographs, Box Brownie size. The images include the Westland Weasel, before and after a crash, an unusual Triplane, FE2B etc. Images are clear GC.
Code: 52400Price: 75.00 GBP
WW1 RFC / RAF Pattern Flying Goggles.
A very good pair, with yellow tinted lenses, these fitted into a soft brown leather mask surround. Retaining original leather strap with hoof and eye fitting. The reverse of soft material. Good supple condition.
Code: 50607Price: 220.00 GBP
WW1 RFC / RNAS / RAF Wrist Compass.
The black painted brass body, retaining original leather strap. This adapted by the original wearer. Leather remains supple, Compass rose damaged.
Code: 51859Price: 140.00 GBP
Royal Flying Corps RFC 1914 Third Class Certificate of Education.
A very rare pre war example, awarded to 1058 2nd A.M. V.H. Davies. Awarded on the 13th February 1914 and bearing the rare signature of Basil Herbert Barrington-Kennett, then Adjutant of the RFC, who was Killed in 1915 serving with his original Regiment the Grenadier Guards.
Sergeant Observer Henry Victor Davis was a direct RFC entrant enlisting on the 27th January 1912. He served in France from the 16th August 1914 and qualified as an Observer. The RAF 1918 muster roll confirms this rank, He remained with the RAF after the war and was awarded the India General Service Medal for Waziristan .
Code: 50028Price: 85.00 GBP
WW1 RFC / RAF Flying Helmet.
A very good clean example tailored by Ledux. The soft light brown leather typical of that preferred by aircrew of the RFC and early RAF. The interior with blanket lining with tailor's label Very good condition. All open pattern press studs present.
Code: 51724Price: 150.00 GBP
WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilots Wings.
An outstanding pair of flat RFC pilots wings of classic ship. No moth or damage in unworn condition.
Code: 52203Price: 450.00 GBP
WW1 RNAS Silk Embroidered Postcard.
A good clean attractive example, depicting the RNAS title and devise. Small amount of damage to the back see photograph and a small hole. Colours bright.
Code: 50115Price: 30.00 GBP
WW1 Royal Flying Corps RFC Silk Embroidered Handkerchief
Typical of the style purchased in France & Flanders and sent home to loved ones. The coloured silks depicting the RFC Cap Badge remain bright and fresh. Minor wear.
Code: 50008Price: 25.00 GBP
WW1 Pattern Royal Flying Corps RFC Flying Gauntlets
A good and rare pair retailed through Harrods of London. Soft brown tan leather typical of style found of flying clothing of the RFC, RNAS and early RAF. The gauntlets backed with thick fur. The interior lined in white lambs wool and retaining Harrods label and name tag Bullock. The overall condition is good stitching faults to left thumb (see picture), leather retains supple and soft. These are mens size gloves.
Code: 50041Price: 300.00 GBP
WW1 Period RFC RNAS Early RAF Flying Goggles.
A good pair with tinted lenses and retaining fur trim. Complete with elasticated strap and clip. GC slight wear.
Code: 50615Price: 150.00 GBP
WW1 1918 RFC / RAF Cowl Pattern Flying Helmet
A very good example of the light brown chrome leather balaclava multi panel helmet. Side ear flaps with front rolls. Forehead tightening straps and buckles. Leather and cord tightening chin strap. The interior with chamois crown and lower section. Bearing ‘WD’ issue stamp. Retaining most of the central fur section, but some loss. The leather remains very supple and a good colour. Better than the average condition for this type of helmet.
Code: 50833Price: 1100.00 GBP
WW1 Period British Royal Flying Corps / Royal Naval Air Service Flechette Dart.
A good standard "Dart" pattern. Small amount of age wear. GC.
Code: 51727Price: 100.00 GBP
WW1 Zeppelin SL11 Leefe Robinson Souvenir
A piece of Zeppelin wire sold on behalf of the Red Cross recovered from the first Zeppelin bought down at Cuffley Essex. September 3rd 1916. Complete with original Red Cross envelope. GC clean condition.
Zeppelin SL11 brought down by Lt Leefe Robinson VC of the Royal Flying Corps
Code: 50409Price: 95.00 GBP
WW1 Original Royal Flying Corps RFC Embossed Paper.
This four sided folded paper is embossed with a pair of RFC Pilot wings and motto. The paper bears a watermark for "Boots" Clean condition unused.
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