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RAF No 6 Bomber Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A good original King George VI period 'RAF No 6 Bomber Squadron Royal Air Force gilt and enamel badge', depicting an eagle, wings elevated, preying on a serpent and with Latin motto "Oculi Exercitus" (The eyes of the Army), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58276Price:


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RAF No 32 Maintenance Unit, St Athan, Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by Miller.

A good original King George VI period 'RAF No 32 MU' gilt and enamel badge bearing the motto "I will make good", the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58275Price: 25.00 GBP


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RAF No 245 Battle of Britain (Northern Rhodesian) Squadron Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A scarce original George VI period circa 1939 -1952 'RAF No 245 Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron gilt and enamel badge', depicting an eagle over the sea with Latin motto "Fugo Non Fugio" (I put to fight, I do not flee), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt remain bright.
Height 33mm.

'RAF No 245 Squadron' nicknamed "Northern Rhodesian" at the outbreak of the Second World War was operating the Bristol Blenheim aircraft, however in March 1940 they converted to the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. During the Dunkirk evacuation it operated a detachment from the famous airfield RAF Hawkinge and during the Battle of Britain flew operationally. Later in the war it formed part of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, it's Hawker Typhoon aircraft operating in sweeps over occupied Europe. It also flew support operations for D-Day and in the later part of the war operated in the close support roll. In the post war years it flew the Hawker Hunter jet and the Canberra B.2s. It was finally disbanded in 1963.

Code: 58249Price:


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RAF No 25 Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A good original George VI period 'RAF No 25 Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron gilt and enamel badge', depicting a Hawk holding a gauntlet with Latin motto "Feriens Tego" (Striking I defend), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt remain bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58248Price:


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RAF No 540 Photoreconnaissance Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A very scarce original King George VI period 'RAF No 540 Squadron gilt and enamel badge', the centre bearing a mosquito with Latin motto "Sine qua non" (Indispensable), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retainig original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Height 33mm.

RAF No 540 (Photoreconnaissance) Squadron Royal Air Force was formed on the 19th October 1942 from eliements of no.1 Photo Reconnaissance Unit. Operating the fast De Havilland Mosquito twin engined aircraft it undertook missions over Norway Germany and occupied Europe and with a Flight based at RAF Gibraltar covered the south of France and Algeria. Following D-Day the Squadron moved to France and contined PR operations. Following the end of the war the Squadron was disbanded at RAF Benson Oxfordshire on the 30th September 1946. It was reformed on the 1st December 1947, for the same role and again with mosquito aircraft, in 1950 it converted to the English Electric Canberra jet aircraft. The Squadron was disbanded for a final time on the 31st March 1956.

Code: 58247Price: 120.00 GBP


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RAF No 23 Battle of Britain Squadron Royal Air Force Badge, circa 1940's by H.W.Miller.

A good original George VI period 'Royal Air Force No 23 Battle of Britain Squadron gilt and enamel badge', depicting an eagle preying on a falcon and Latin motto "Semper Aggressus" (Always on the attack), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58209Price:


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RAF No 24 Commonwealth Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1950's by H.W.Miller.

A rare original early Elizabeth II period 'RAF No 24 Commonwealth Squadron gilt and enamel badge', the centre depicting a 'Blackcock' with Latin motto "In omnia parati" (Prepared for all things / Ready for anything), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt remains crisp.
Height 34mm.

'No.24 Squadron RAF' was formed in 1915 and one of itís first commanders was 'Major Lanoe Hawker Victoria Cross' and operated in France with the BEF. In 1920 its role became a VIP transport Squadron and it continued throughout WW2. Passengers included Sir Winston Churchill. In 1946 remaining a VIP Transport Squadron it was designated a Commonwealth Squadron, with crews from various British Commonwealth countries joining the Squadron. In 1968 it took on the role as a general transport squadron operating the Lockheed Hercules aircraft and in 2013 was made the Air Mobility Operational Conversion Unit (AMOCU).

Code: 58188Price: 80.00 GBP


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RAF No 13 Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1950's by H.W.Miller.

A scarce original early Elizabeth II period 'RAF No 13 Squadron' gilt and enamel badge, depicting a lynx's head in front of a dagger with Latin motto "Adjuvamus tuendo" (We assist by watching), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minor wear to gilt finish.
Height 34mm.

RAF No 13 Squadron during WW2 operated the light bombers the Bristol Blenheim and Douglas Boston in the Mediterranean theatre. In the post war years it saw service during the the 1956 'Suez Crisis' flying the Canberra and later the first Gulf War when it flew the Tornado GR.1A aircraft.

Code: 58175Price: 25.00 GBP


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RAF No 652 Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd

A rare original 1942 to 1953 period King George VI crowned 'RAF No 652 Squadron gilt and enamel badge' depicting gun barrel across conjoined wings with Latin motto "Sive aere sive campo" (In the air and in the field); the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

652 Squadron Royal Air Force was formed on 1 May 1942 as a close support Army Co-operation Squadron operating the Auster aircraft. It was one of the first RAF Squadrons to operate in France following the D-Day ladings arriving in Normandy on 7 June 1944, D+1. The squadron supported the Second Army and followed it as it advanced across north-western Europe and into Germany. Following the end of the war the squadron became part of the occupation forces, and was still in Germany when it left the RAF and became part of the Army Air Corps in September 1957.

Code: 58169Price:


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RAF No 26 Squadron, Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd, Birmingham.

A scarce original George VI period 'RAF No 26 Squadron gilt and enamel badge', the centre depicting a springbok's head and 'Afrikaans' motto "N Wagter in die Lug" (A guard in the sky), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58152Price:


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RAF Inspectorate of Recruiting Royal Air Force Badge circa 1946 by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A scarce original King George VI period 'Royal Air Force Inspectorate of Recruiting gilt and enamel badge', depicting an 'Astral Crown' with motto "Accept", the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

'RAF Inspectorate of Recruiting' was authorised by King George VI May 1946.

Code: 58142Price:


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RAF Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A good original King George VI period 'Royal Air Force Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit gilt and enamel badge', depicting a torpedo and wings with motto "Science conquers", the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, an excellent example.
Height 33mm.

The Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit was established by the Air Ministry at Gosport, Hampshire in 1921 to undertake the development of aerial torpedoes and mines, the means of carrying and delivering them from aircraft. It worked exclusively for the Air Ministry until 1942, when control passed to the Ministry of Aircraft Production and it thereafter carried out work both for the Royal Air Force Force and the Royal Naval Air Service. The unit was passed to the Ministry of Supply control in 1946.

Code: 58061Price:


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RAF No 65 Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron Royal Air Force Badge, circa 1940's by H.W.Miller.

A rare original George VI period 'Royal Air Force No 65 East India Squadron gilt and enamel badge', depicting a lion passant in front of swords with hilts in base and Latin motto "Vi et Armis" (By force of arms), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58060Price:


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RAF No 242 O.C.U. Dishforth, North Yorkshire, Royal Air Force Operational Conversion Unit Badge circa 1951-1952 by H.W.Miller.

A rare original George VI short lived pattern 'RAF No 242 O.C.U.' gilt and enamel badge bearing a King's Crown, the centre depicting the Terrestrial Globe encircled by a chain, a Yorkshire Rose securing it at the top with crossed Hunting Horns below and Latin motto scroll "Hic Bene Docti Ubique Volant" (Having been taught well here, they fly everywhere); the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 33mm.

RAF No 242 O.C.U. Royal Air Force Operational Conversion Unit was formed by merging 240 OCU and 241 OCU on 16 April 1951 at Dishforth. They were responsible for training all transport aircrew on Dakotas, Valettas, Devons, Yorks, and Halifaxes.

Code: 58022Price: 75.00 GBP


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RAF No 5 Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by Emblems Ltd, 15 /19 Kingsway, London, W.C.2.

A scarce original King George VI period 'RAF No 5 Squadron' gilt and enamel badge, depicting a maple leaf with Latin motto "Frangas non electas" (Thou mayst break, but shall not bend me), the reverse with maker's details "Emblems Ltd, 15 /19 Kingsway, London, W.C.2". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, very minor spots of verdigris.
Height 30mm.

RAF No 5 Squadron's close association with the 'Canadian Corps' lead to the incorporation of a maple leaf in the squadron's badge, approved in June 1937.

Code: 58015Price: 40.00 GBP


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RAF No 9 Bomber Squadron Royal Air Force Badge circa 1940's by H.W.Miller Ltd

A scarce original King George VI period 'RAF No 9 Squadron gilt and enamel badge' depicting a bat with wings extended and motto "Per noctem volamus" (We fly through the night), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 58009Price:


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RAF No 230 O.C.U. Royal Air Force Operational Conversion Unit Badge circa 1950's by H.W.Miller Ltd.

A scarce original early Elizabeth II period 'RAF No 230 O.C.U.' gilt and enamel badge, the centre depicting a sword superimposed over waves with motto 'Temper the Sword', the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright, minimal wear.
Height 34mm.

RAF No 230 O.C.U. Royal Air Force Operational Conversion Unit was based at Royal Air Force Station Upwood, Cambridgeshire, between 1 Aug 1953 and 1 Feb 1955.

Code: 57825Price:


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RAF No 19 Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron Royal Air Force Badge, circa 1940's by H.W.Miller.

A scarce original George VI period 'Royal Air Force No 19 Squadron gilt and enamel badge', depicting a dolphin within conjoined wings and Latin motto "Possunt quia posse videntur" (They can because they think they can), the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 33mm.

Code: 57763Price:


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RAF No 22 Squadron Royal Air Force Badge, circa 1950's.

A good original early Elizabeth II period 'RAF No 22 Squadron' gilt and enamel badge, depicting a Maltese Cross on which the Greek letter "Pi" is superimposed and French motto "Preux Et Audacieux" (Valiant and Brave), the reverse without maker's details but bearing all the characteristics of "H.W.Miller Ltd". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 34mm.

Code: 57680Price:


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RAF No 229 O.C.U. Royal Air Force Operational Conversion Unit Badge circa 1950 by H.W.Miller.

A scarce original George VI period 'RAF No 229 O.C.U.' gilt and enamel badge, the centre depicting crossed sword and torch with Latin motto "Discendo Duces" (By Learning, You Will Lead); the reverse with maker's details "H.W.Miller Ltd Branston St B'Ham.18". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 33mm.

No 229 OCU 'RAF Leuchars Fife, Scotland' from the Vampire Flight of No 226 OCU on '15 December 1950' to train fighter pilots.

Code: 57615Price:

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