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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Silver & Enamel RFC Pilot's Wing Sweetheart Brooch.

A very unusual and rare Great War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch'; Crowned laurel wreath, the centre displaying an "RFC" crest on vivid blue enamel ground; attached to the tip of the crown a miniature pair of wings with matching colour all mounted to a rounded coiled end bar, very typical of the period, the reverse impressed "Sterling Silver". Very good condition.
Height 25mm.
Width 39mm.

The 'Royal Flying Corps' and the 'Royal Naval Air Service' merged on 1 April 1918 to form the 'Royal Air Force'.

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Code: 13705Price: 150.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps 15 Carat Gold & Enamel RFC Pilot's Wing Sweetheart Brooch.

A superb rare original Great War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch'; fine quality example the laurel wreath enhanced by green enamelling, the Crown and cental 'RFC' device with red translucent enamel and flanked by finely feathered large wings, the reverse impressed "15ct" (15 carat gold). Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, an excellent example.
Width 55mm.

The 'Royal Flying Corps' and the 'Royal Naval Air Service' merged on 1 April 1918 to form the 'Royal Air Force'.


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Code: 13638Price: 450.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing Diamond RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A very desirable classical style First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch'; jeweller made, from fine quality unmarked yellow precious metal, set with twenty four diamonds to the "RFC" monogram and applied to a green enamel Crowned laurel wreath flanked by large feathered wings. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect and complete with all stones.
Width 53mm.
Height 17mm.

The 'Royal Flying Corps' and the 'Royal Naval Air Service' merged on 1 April 1918 to form the 'Royal Air Force'.

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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing, 1917 Hallmarked Silver RFC Sweetheart Brooch by Adie & Lovekin Ltd.

A scarce original First World War period fine quality 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch', the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917 and maker's details "ALLd" (Adie & Lovekin Ltd Birmingham). Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting professionally replaced hook.
Wingspan 40mm.

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Code: 13506Price: 80.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Gilt & Enamel RFC Sweetheart Bar Brooch.

A scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch', gilded brass cap badge style 'RFC' crest inlaid blue enamel, mounted on a slender bar. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, gilt remains bright.
Width 43mm.
Height 17mm.

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Code: 13462Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot Wing Gold Plated Faux Tortoiseshell RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A rare original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch', heavy gold plated "RFC" wings mounted on faux tortoiseshell disc and set within a heavy gold plated rim. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings (pin shank reinforce with silver solder, minimal wear to the plating.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 13452Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot Wing RFC Silver & Enamel Sweetheart Brooch.

An exceptional scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps brooch', very similar in appearance to Code: 13203 by Phillips of Aldershot; finely feathered wings bearing "RFC" cypher on blue enamel ground to the centre with "Per Ardua Ad Astra" (Through Adversity to the Stars) motto below, the reverse impressed "Sterling Silver". Very good condition, retaining original hook, replacement pin fitting, minor manufacturers bust bubble flaws to blue enamel centre,
Width 43mm.

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Code: 13431Price: 90.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps 1915 Hallmarked Silver on Tortoiseshell RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart tortoiseshell brooch', a convex example depicting a 'RFC cap badge style crest'; the reverse impressed with Birminham silver hallmarks for 1915 and unusual maker's details "S&P" in an oval. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, excellent patina,
Diameter 25mm.

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Code: 13304Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps 1916 Hallmarked Silver on Tortoiseshell RFC Pilot's Wing, Monoplane Sweetheart Brooch.

An extremely rare original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart tortoiseshell brooch', a convex example depicting a 'RFC pilot's wing' and monoplane; the reverse impressed with London silver hallmarks for 1916 and maker's details "C.Bros" "Patent". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, excellent patina,
Diameter 27mm.

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Code: 13303Price: 200.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot, 1916 Chester Hallmarked Gold RFC Antique Regimental Photo Locket by Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd.

A very unusual and scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps gold locket'; an impressive sized opening case bearing an "RFC" cap badge style device to the front, and bearing Chester 9 carat gold hallmarks for 1916 to the back and inside, with maker's details "PPL" (Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd Birmingham). Very good condition, complete with gold ring suspension, good working hinge, secure closure, minor dents to the back.
Diameter 27mm.

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Code: 13223Price: 180.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Gilt Pilot Wing RFC Sweetheart Brooch by Phillips Aldershot.

An exceptional scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps brooch', gilded brass wings bearing "RFC" cypher on blue enamel ground to the centre with "Per Ardua Ad Astra" (Through Adversity to the Stars) motto below; the reverse with unusual maker's details "Phillips Aldershot". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage or stress marks to the enamel, gilt remains bright, an excellent example.
Width 43mm.

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Code: 13203Price:


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WW1 Louis Bleriot Style Monoplane, Battle of Ypres French Aviation / Royal Flying Corps Sweetheart Brooch.

A rare 'First World War period aviation battle sweetheart brooch', depicting a silver plated Louis Bleriot style monoplane with title scroll "Ypres" below in gold plating. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minor wear to silver plating.
Width 40mm.
Height 14mm.

Code: 12976Price: 85.00 GBP


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Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing 10K Gold & Enamel Sweetheart Brooch by Canadian Maker.

A very unusual rare 'Royal Flying Corps gold and enamel brooch', a fine quality example made in two parts, bearing a small crowned laurel wreath inlaid with enamel, bold "RFC" initials to the centre and flanked by stout upturned wings; the reverse impressed "10K" and with maker's trade mark which looks like a beaver above an "L" set in an oval surround, which I believe to be Canadian. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety catch, no damage to the enamel, a superb example.
Width 47mm.

Code: 12932Price: 350.00 GBP


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Art Deco Period Stylized Monoplane Aviation Aircraft Brooch.

A superb circa 1920's period fine quality rhodium plated 'Aeroplane brooch', set with paste diamonds and cut glass stones; housed in what appears to be its original velvet lined fitted case with maker's details to lid "By Appointment" "Skinner & Co Diamond Merchants 34, Old Bond Street, London, W.". Complete with original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, revolving propeller and complete with all stones. A truly beautiful brooch in exceptionally clean condition.
Length 30mm.

Code: 12823Price: 350.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Monoplane 'The Allies Aeroplane' Silver Guilloche Translucent Enamel Aviation Badge, United Flags of the Nations England, Belgium, Russia, France & Japan.

A very fine quality First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps Monoplane patriotic badge' depicting the flags of the Allies, the reverse impressed "The Allies Aeroplane" "Sterling" and "Regd No 644982" a registered, design and patent date of 1915 and with maker's details "W.W.Ld" (W Wilkinson Ltd. Skinner Street & Clerkenwell Road, London). Very good condition, complete with original propeller, retaining original hook, but a old replacement pin shank, perfect enamel without stress which is very rare to find. The four tiny hooks on the reverse would have originally held a thin wire cable in a triangular shape, this now absent but nevertheless an exceptional example, the best I have ever seen.
Length 41mm.

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Code: 12795Price:


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing Silver & Enamel RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A very good original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch', the beautiful contoured wings inlaid with white enamel, the reverse impressed "Sterling". Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, no damage or stress marks to the enamel very rare to find in this condition.
Width 39mm.

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Code: 12794Price:


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing, 1914 Hallmarked Silver & Gold RFC Antique Regimental Sweetheart Brooch.

A superb example of a scarce original First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps silver sweetheart brooch' following the style of the RFC pilot's wing badge, enhanced with a heavy gold plating to the front and mounted on a hollow silver bar, the reverse bearing Birmingham hallmarks for 1914 and with maker's details "A.Bros". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, very minor kink to the back of the bar.
Width 44mm.
Height 18mm.

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Code: 12779Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing Gold & Pearl RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A unique privately commissioned First World War period 'Royal Flying Corps gold and pearl sweetheart brooch', jeweller's large handmade example, constructed in numerous parts, set with pearls to the wings, Crown and wreath, the reverse with tablet impressed "15ct" (15 carat gold). Superb condition, complete with all pearls, retaining original pin fittings, safety chain and housed in its original fine quality velvet lined fitted leather case with Scottish Jeweller's details to the lid "Goldsmiths & Watchmakers" "James Ritchie & Son, 118, Princes St. & Leith St Edinburgh." "Estabd 1809".
Width 59mm.

Code: 12768Price: 1200.00 GBP


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Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing Diamond & Enamel RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A really superb 'Royal Flying Corps diamond brooch', jeweller's large handmade unmarked example, constructed in numerous parts, encrusted with diamonds to the wings, 'RFC' cypher and Crown, the cap of which is of translucent red enamel, the laurel wreath ornamented in green enamel. Very good condition, complete with all diamonds, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, housed in an associated fine quality velvet lined fitted leather case.
Width 53mm.

Code: 12767Price: 1800.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot's Wing Gilt & Enamel RFC Sweetheart Brooch.

A scarce original First World War period large gilded brass 'Royal Flying Corps sweetheart brooch' following the style of the pilot's wing badge but with green enamel wreath, red, white and blue 'RFC' letters, red enamel Crown. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, minor service wear gilt finish.
Width 59mm.

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Code: 12766Price:

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