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eMedals-United Kingdom. A Set of Eleven Royal Air Force (RAF) Commissioned Ranks Shoulder Boards

Item: M0014-60

United Kingdom. A Set of Eleven Royal Air Force (RAF) Commissioned Ranks Shoulder Boards

Sale Date: June 8, 2019 Hammer Price

$301

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United Kingdom. A Set of Eleven Royal Air Force (RAF) Commissioned Ranks Shoulder Boards

Includes, in ascending order: Pilot Officer, Flying Officer, Flight Lieutenant, Squadron Leader, Wing Commander, Group Captain, Air Commodore, Air Vice-Marshal, Air Marshal, Air Chief Marshal and Marshal of the Royal Air Force. Each board incorporates rank stripes in light blue and black embroidery, with a single sky blue embroidered stripe on the Pilot Officer and Squadron Leader boards, the stripes stitched in place to a grayish-blue wool upper, stiff fibre frame, a brass button bearing the crowned RAF eagle insignia inserted into the button hole and secured in place via a cotter pin on the black patent leather underside, each is stamped in gold-coloured ink with the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom and inscribed "BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING" and maker marked "GIEVES LIMITED" on the underside, measuring 57 mm (w) x 137 mm (h) each, mothing evident on the shoulder end of the Pilot Officer and Flying Officer boards which exposes the underlying fibre frame, a few with mothing present on the wool in the area above the stripes, near extremely fine.
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