Art Deco RAF Wings Brooch

Art Deco RAF Sweetheart Brooch, c.1920

SKU: BR042

An unusual early RAF sweetheart brooch with a large blue enamelled RAF motif set within a green enamel laurel wreath within the wings insignia and set under a Kings crown.  The brooch has an integral safety clasp to the reverse. 


Sweetheart brooches have been popular since the early 20th century and were given to wives, mothers and girlfriends by servicemen as mementos and reminders of the absent loved one. They were worn to show pride in having a sweetheart who was serving his country. They were made for every budget from base metal to platinum and designs were made for every aspect of the military.


Price Code: A, Up to £500

Era: Edwardian, c.1901 - 1920

Measurements: Length 5.0cm; Width 1.9cm; Weight 4.3g

Hallmarks: Stamped 10ct gold, H&I markers mark


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