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Here is a rare SAAF Pilot WIng which has the SAAF war department issue stamp to the rear. Used and removed from uniform, some service wear. A good original early example. Flat type.
Here is a good scarce original NZ Pilot WIng. Removed from uniform, some light service wear, fully embroidered quality detailed workmanship. Flat type wing.
Original and scarce early padded example of the Radio Observer half wing in excellent condition.
'Observer, Radio' introduced on 29th May 1941, although it was usually known as Radio Operator. They were radar operators, although the badge was quickly replaced by the navigator's 'N' wing and the trade redesignated Navigator (Radio).
An excellent and period example of the RCAF Navigator half wing. Padded version and English made near mint condiiion
A Rare RFC Observer wing. Flat example, removed from uniform with service wear to the left edge of the wing and some on the "O" (please see images). This piece is at least 101 years old.
Here is a RFC Pilot wing, flat example, removed from uniform is in good condition.
Measures 4 3/4"
A RCAF Pilot, flat example, silk thread embroidered, removed from album, small glue residue to the back. Overall the wings are in good condition and full size.
Measures 4 1/2"
RAF Navigators Air speed calculator in wooden transit box bearing painted markings: 'Course & Speed Calculator MkIIA, HTA W.G.Pye & Co. Ltd.
The box is in used and worn condition.
Second World War period 'Course and Speed calculator' in very good working order condition.
AM Ref 6B/125. Used and issued..
Smaller size AM 13/44 marked 'Capt. Field's Improved' boxwood parallel rule with brass fittings. Approx 12 1/8" long by 2 5/8" wide when closed. Some tarnishing of metal parts. Good used condition overall. Used by the Navigator for route plotting in bomber aircraft.
Large size by AG Thornton Ltd. & Co. 1940 dated. 'Capt. Field's Improved' boxwood parallel rule with brass fittings. Some tarnishing of metal parts, minor chips om the bottom left side. Good used condition overall. Used by the Navigator for route plotting in bomber aircraft.
Measures when closed 18" x 3 1/8"
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