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Title Royal Flying Corps buttons (13)
Nationality British
Period c 1914-17
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These are officer's buttons, the large ones marked 'Firmin & Sons London', with traces of gilt to the reverse. There are four large and nine small ones. The RFC (1912-18) was the forerunner of the RAF and was part of the British Army untill April 1918. I believe the ORs had the general service button on their tunics (with the Royal Arms).

The condition is good, but the gilt on the front has mostly been polished out, leaving clear traces to the rear of most of the buttons.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Buttons : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

Just to let you know that the bayonets arrived safely this morning and I am extremely happy! They are everything that I had hoped they would be, but better! I am extremely pleased that i purchased them from you. The 1867 Albini ... is an absolute beauty, the blade is immaculate. The other is in fact in far better condition that I had imagined as well. So all in all, I couldn't be happier! Many thanks Chris.

I very much look forward to doing business with you again in the near future.

Russell Thomas, Norway, 15.08.2013

Thanks, we are very pleased with the medal... this is just the job.

C S, UK, 06.11.2010

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