VINTAGE Britain / British RAF Royal Airforce WWII Winged Boot Late Arrivals badge or pin. Britain / British RAF Royal Airforce WWII Winged. Boot Late Arrivals badge or pin. Great Britain and other allied countries downed aircrew were awarded this semi-official badge , for’Succeeding in returning to their Squadron on foot or by other means, long after their Estimated Time of Arrival’IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO COME BACK’. A certificate was originally issued with the badge stated “The member is permitted to wear the Emblem of the Winged Boot on the left breast of his flying suit”. The insignias were first out in the Western Desert in June 1941 by the Desert Air Force and were therefore originally cast in silver and made by local jewellers and silversmiths in Egypt. This is a lovely example of this rare badge. Made in real silver. It measures 56mm x 35mm and has a nice jeweller style pin on the reverse. The condition is excellent there is a liitle pitting as a result of the casting process. Please study the photographs carefully to ascertain the exact condition. You will receive the actual badge illustrated- we only have the one example. The item “Vintage WWII British RAF Royal Airforce Pilots Winged Boot Late Arrivals badge” is in sale since Monday, June 17, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Badges”. The seller is “theregaliashop” and is located in Norfolk. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/ Organization: Great Britain
- Type: Badges
- Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
- Service: Air Force