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Swansea Flying Club, Wales, circa 1950's Membership Badge.

A scarce circa 1950's 'Swansea Flying Club lapel badge'; small gilded brass example displaying a 'Red Welsh Dragon' over feathered wings, white enamel title below. Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no damage to the enamel, manufacturers flaw in the form of right end tip of scroll without enamel.
Height 20mm.


'Swansea Flying Club' was formed in 1949 at the Fairwood Common Airfield.

Code: 56898Price:


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'Cheltenham Aero Club' Staverton Gloucestershire, circa 1930's Aviation Flying Club Membership Badge.

A scarce original pre-war 'Cheltenham Aero Club lapel badge'; gilded brass wings, the centre bearing a red, white and blue enamel shield Good condition, retaining original horseshoe shape buttonhole fitting, enamel with two minor hairlines, service wear to gilt finish.
Width 47mm.
Height 15mm.

'Cheltenham Aero Club' formed around the 1930's, still listed in 'FLIGHT' magazine 23 March 1961 under 'Flying Clubs and Groups in the United Kingdom'. Compiled from the membership lists of the 'Association of British Aero Clubs and Centres' and 'Popular Flying Association'.

Code: 56577Price: 40.00 GBP


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London Aeroplane Club, circa 1930's Flying Club Low Numbered Membership Badge.

A rare original 'London Aeroplane Club membership badge'; gilded brass feather quill bearing white enamel star flanked by black enamel stylized wings, the reverse with maker’s details “Skinner & Co 34 Old Bond St London.W.1" and with low official issue number "219". Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal service wear to enamel.
Length 29mm.

The 'London Aeroplane Club' was opened by Sir Philip Sassoon in 1925. He was Secretary of State for Air, Honorary Commanding Officer of 601 (County of London) Squadron, nicknamed ‘The Millionaires’ Squadron.

Code: 56266Price: 120.00 GBP


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Blackpool Flying Glider Club, cica 1940's Membership Badge.

A scarce original circa 1940's 'Blackpool Flying Glider Club lapel badge'; gilded brass wings, the central shield bearing the 'Arms of Blackpool' with ribbon title scroll "B.F.G.C" below. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect except for small nick to tip of crest.
Width 40mm.
Height 16mm.

Code: 55716Price:


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Bournemouth Flying Club, cica 1930's Membership Badge by B.H.Collins & Co.

A superb example of a circa 1930's 'Bournemouth Flying Club lapel badge'; gilded brass wings, the central title disc inlaid with blue enamel; the reverse impressed with unusual early maker's details "B.H.Collins & Co Birmingham". Excellent condition, retaining original horseshoe shape buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, gilt remains bright.
Width 41mm.
Height 12mm.

Code: 55563Price: 45.00 GBP


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Leicestershire Aero Club, Early Aviation Flying Club Officially Numbered Membership Badge.

A scarce original circa 1920's 'Leicestershire Aero Club badge'; gilded brass wings, the central red enamel shield bearing a 'Cinquefoil pierced Ermine' from the 'City of Leicester Arms' surmounted by a running fox and title scroll inlaid with blue enamel; the reverse impressed with maker's details "Birmingham Medal Co." and official issue number "666". Very good condition, retaining original horseshoe shape buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, minimal wear to gilt finish.
Width 38mm.
Height 20mm.

Leicestershire Aero Club was formed in 1909 although without aircraft or airfield, latter to become operational from Leicester Airport.

Code: 55458Price:


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Phillips & Powis School of Flying Membership Lapel Badge, Aircraft Manufacturers, Woodley Airfield, Reading, Berkshire.

A scarce original circa 1930's 'Phillips & Powis School of Flying lapel badge', small silver plated example in the shape of a shield, depicting a monoplane in relief on light blue enamel background. Good condition, retaining original lapel fitting, enamel intact with barely noticeable hairline crack, minor wear to silver plating.
Height 19mm.

FLIGHT, (Magazine) May 2, 1930 states "EASTER MONDAY was the first anniversary of Phillips & Powis School of Flying. 300 pupils have taken instruction and 16 " A " licences obtained."

In 1943 Phillips & Powis Aircraft became 'Miles Aircraft Ltd'.

Code: 55322Price:


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London Aeroplane Club, circa 1930's Flying Club Low Numbered Membership Badge.

A rare original 'London Aeroplane Club membership badge'; gilded brass feather quill bearing yellow enamel star flanked by black enamel stylized wings, the reverse with maker’s details “Skinner & Co 34 Old Bond St London.W.1" and with low official issue number "282". Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, an excellent example.
Length 29mm.

The 'London Aeroplane Club' was opened by Sir Philip Sassoon in 1925. He was Secretary of State for Air, Honorary Commanding Officer of 601 (County of London) Squadron, nicknamed ‘The Millionaires’ Squadron.

Code: 55225Price:


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London Transport Central Road Services Flying Club, Winged Bus Badge.

A scarce original circa 1950's 'London Transport Flying Club badge'; small gilded brass example depicting a London Transport double decker red bus flanked by finely feathered wings, with "Flying L.T (C.R.S) Club" scroll below inlaid with blue enamel. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Width 27mm.

The 'London Transport Flying Club' LTFC was formed as the 'London General Omnibus Company' LGOC in 1933. The War Department granted the club permission to operate from Fairoaks Airport in 1947 for services rendered during the war.

Code: 55197Price:


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Royal Aero Club Associate Member, Gentlemen's Lapel Badge.

A scarce circa 1950's 'Royal Aero Club Associate Member gilt lapel badge', blue enamel pennant bearing a King's Crown and winged caduceus within a titled circlet. Good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, no chips to the enamel, some minor surface scratches, wear to gilt finish.
Diameter 26mm.

Code: 53174Price: 35.00 GBP


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Northamptonshire Aero Club Sywell, circa 1930's Aircraft Aerodrome Badge.

A rare circa 1930's 'Northamptonshire Aero Club' winged lapel badge, depicting a biplane aircraft circling an aerodome, the reverse with maker's details "B'Ham Medal & Badge Co Ltd Albion St Birmingham", Good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting, enamel good apart from hairline cracks to the center white.
Width 36mm.
Height 18mm.

Northamptonshire Aero Club was founded in 1928.

Code: 52978Price:


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1937 Brooklands Flying Club Membership Badge

A rare gilt and enamel badge, the reverse with maker’s details “W.O.Lewis (Badges) Ltd B”Ham" and with official issue "No 957" and "Not Transferable". Very good condition, original full length cord, no damage to the enamel.
Diameter 29mm.

Code: 50999Price:


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Cardiff Aeroplane Club, Early Aviation Flying Club Badge.

An early silver plated badge with red, blue and green enamel, depicting the Arms of Cardiff City, with scroll below "eheda". Very good condition, original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Width 38mm.
Height 21mm.

Code: 50995Price:

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