Austria-Hungary - World War I Wings

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Wire fasteners for the uniform loops
Warren Carroll Collection
1/19/2002
Austria-Hungarian Army Field Pilot- Emperor Franz Josef era.
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J. ZIMBLER WIEN VII
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Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/13/2019
Army Field Pilot’s badge – Emperor Franz Josef I. era. Type "Crown with ribbons"
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Zimbler
Wire fasteners for the uniform loops
Warren Carroll Collection
1/19/2002
Austria-Hungarian Field Pilot-Kaiser Karl era
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Morzsanyij. Budapest Esku-UT5
Two sliders
Warren Carroll Collection
1/19/2002
This is a Hungarian Observer badge.
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J. ZIMBLER WIEN VII
2 carbine hooks
Albert Hönlinger Collection
6/17/2002
1917 Luftfahrerabzeichen (General Aircrew Badge). This badge was awarded to aircraft-observers and balloon-pilots. A total of 837 were awarded from 1917 to 1918.
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2 carbine hooks
Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/14/2019
1917 Luftfahrerabzeichen (General Aircrew Badge). This badge was awarded to aircraft-observers and balloon-pilots. A total of 837 were awarded from 1917 to 1918.
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J. ZIMBLER WIEN. VII, JZ and the punch for .800 silver
2 carbine hooks
Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/14/2019
A deluxe example made of .800 silver of the 1917 Luftfahrerabzeichen (General Aircrew Badge). This badge was awarded to aircraft-observers and balloon-pilots. A total of 837 were awarded from 1917 to 1918.
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33 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
07/29/2019
Balloon collar badges issued to all personnel of the k.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe. These were sewed on to the left and right side of the collar. Gilt for Subaltern Officers (2nd Lieutenant, 1st Lieutenant, Captain)
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33 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
07/29/2019
Silvered for Staff Officers (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, …) and non officers.
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33 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
07/29/2019
Silvered for Staff Officers (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, …) and non officers.
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31 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
07/29/2019
Silvered for Staff Officers (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, …) and non officers.
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35 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
07/29/2019
Badge of the Luftfahrerabwehr, the LFA-Artillery (Anti-Aircraft Artillery). This aircraft defence was under the command of the aviation units. The LFA-badge was never introduced officially, but the members of the LFA-Artillery wore the badge on their caps and very much against regulations on their left breast pocket until the end of WW I.
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60 mm wingspan
65 mm
ARKANZAS
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Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/12/2019
Badge of the k.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe Flyer’s school in Wiener Neustadt
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68 mm
100 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/14/2019
Imperial and Royal Navy Fliegerdienst (Aviator Service) – Badges For Specialtry, introduced 1913. Photo wings with crown: For the ranks "Fliegerquartiermeister", "Fliegermaat" the badge was made of yellow and dark blue sheep wool. It was sewed on in the middle of the left upper-sleeve. For higher NCO-ranks ("Fliegeruntermeister“, "Fliegermeister“, "Oberstabsfliegermeister“) this design was embroidered in gilt silver wire.
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65 mm
57 mm


Albert Hönlinger Collection
8/14/2019
Imperial and Royal Navy Fliegerdienst (Aviator Service) – Badges For Specialtry, introduced 1913. Photo wings without crown: For the ranks "Fliegermatrose“, "Fliegergast“ the badge was made of yellow and dark blue sheep wool. It was sewed on in the middle of the left upper-sleeve.
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Cliff Presley Collection
10/4/2010
This badge was issued in Austria.

The official name is „Bundesflieger-Abzeichen“ (Federal Aviator Badge). From September 1916 the „K.k. Oesterreichische Flugtechnische Verein“ (Austrian Flight Technical Association) issued this badge for the promotion of domestic aviation.

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K.u.k. – kaiserlich und königlich (imperial and royal) stands for both parts of the Dual Monarchy, Austria and Hungary.
K.k. – kaiserlich königlich (imperial royal) stands only for the Austrian part of the Dual Monarchy.
K.u. – königlich ungarisch (royal hungarian) stands only for the Hungarian part of the Dual Monarchy.

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Aviation Wings and Badges of the World Wars