Very Rare 1st Pattern Raf Royal Air Force Other Ranks Shoulder Eagles - 1919


Very Rare 1st Pattern Raf Royal Air Force Other Ranks Shoulder Eagles - 1919

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Very Rare 1st Pattern Raf Royal Air Force Other Ranks Shoulder Eagles - 1919:
$133


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A beautiful, and matched pair of rare 1st Pattern Royal Air Force shoulder eagles.

The Royal Air Force was established in April 1918, formed by the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. During the first 18 months or so there were many varieties of uniform worn, particularly by officers who were permitted to wear the uniform of their parent service to begin with. With other ranks, a new shoulder title in cloth 'Royal Air Force' was introduced, in the same style as the former 'Royal Flying Corps' shoulder title, but this only lasted about 6 months, and by the end of 1918 the shoulder eagle had been introduced for all ranks of Warrant Officer (2nd Class) and below. The same emblem, in one style or another continues to be worn to this day.

A very rare pair of 1st pattern Other Ranks shoulder eagle dating from the late 1918 to early 1920s period. Overall very good condition and fairly clean, they are a perfect match to each other. The three period photos showing them in use all date from 1918 to 1920.

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Very Rare 1st Pattern Raf Royal Air Force Other Ranks Shoulder Eagles - 1919:
$133

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