WWII Air Force Pilot's Sweetheart Badge, Miniature
WWII Air Force Pilot's Sweetheart Badge, Miniature - Silver and enamels, weighing 4.1 grams, maker marked, Finnish state hallmarked with a crown, marked "813H" (silver) and engraved with the dates "20. 7. 29." over "13. 4. 31." (July 20, 1929 to April 13, 1931) on the reverse, 17.2 mm x 21.7 mm, enamel chipping on the centrepiece, light contact, near extremely fine.Footnote: This is a miniature Pilot's Badge, often referred to as a Pilot's Sweetheart Badge. These were private pieces, not awarded by the Air Force, which pilots were able to purchase for their sweetheart's or wives and designed to be worn on a necklace.