Polish Air Force - Pilot

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64 mm
38 mm
Jan Knedler, Warszawa, "BM" in square metal mark
Crude wire prongs and chain
Tod Rathbone Collection
07/20/2022
Model 1933 pilot first class badge with gilt wreath. Also painted green signifying operational combat experience. Screw has been removed and replaced with crudely soldered wire prongs
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61 mm
38 mm
Jan Knedler, Warszawa, "BM" in square metal mark
Screw back with chain
Tod Rathbone Collection
07/20/2022
Model 1919/1933 pilot badge
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66 mm
39 mm
J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd London
Screw back with chain
Tod Rathbone Collection
07/20/2022
Model 1942 pilot badge with green painted wreath signifying combat ops experience
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63 mm
29 mm
Jan Knedler, Warszawa. FAB.GRAW.EMAL J. Knedler Warszawa Nowy Swiat 45 (on nut)
Screw back with chain
Tod Rathbone Collection
07/20/2022
Model 1933 2nd Class Pilot badge with no wreath
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66 mm
37 mm
J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd London
Screw back with chain
Tod Rathbone Collection
07/20/2022
Model 1942 pilot badge
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65.2 mm
39.4 mm
J.R. Gaunt, London
Screw back with chain
Hylton Routledge Collection

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62 mm
39 mm
Jan Knedler, Warszawa BM - FAB.GRAW.EMAL J. Knedler Warszawa Nowy Swiat 45 (on nut)
Screw back with chain
R.J. Soafer Collection
9/7/2001
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65 mm
39 mm
Spink & Son, London Silver S&SN
Screw back with chain
R.J. Soafer Collection
9/7/2001
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66 mm
31 mm
Z Olsze'wski Warszawa Mickiewicza 27 (on nut)
Screw back with chain
R.J. Soafer Collection
9/7/2001
This is a pilot, second class badge
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65 mm

J. Knedler
Screw back with chain
Kris Johnston Collection
3/12/2002
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62 mm
37 mm
Firmin London
Screw back with chain

3/11/2003
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61 mm
37 mm
F. Baltutis, Warsaw
Screw back with chain
Robert Marculewicz Collection
4/1/2005
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63 mm
39 mm
J Knedeler, Warsaw
Screw back with chain
Robert Marculewicz Collection
4/1/2005
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