badge, rank, British, sealed pattern, Royal Air Force, Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, Wing Officer
badge, 3x labels, cotton bag, seal.
Badge: Mess dress rank insignia brooch to a Wing Officer of the Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service, being three horizontal bars of equal thickness within a vertical oval all in gilt plate gilding metal, superimposed over which a winged Caduceus surmounted by a Queen's crown all in nickel silver. A vertical pin-back fastener to reverse, with a rotating security clasp.
Bag: Small cotton draw-string bag.
Label 1: Standard Pattern No: 35R/1887, Specification No: (blank), Catalogue No: 8455-99-132-4536; Designation: Badge Rank Mess Dress PMRAF Ns (Brooch) Wing Officer; 'Supplies shall differ from this Pattern in the following respects:-'Badge made from GM 85/15, Mount 10% Nickle Silver, Fittings Copper and Brass; Approved: (Signature), Date sealed: 18.10.77; Stamped: CANCELLED.
Reverse: Three production notations of 17/8/90, 4-12-92, 2/2/93.
Label 2: Standard Pattern; Pattern No: 35R/1887, Specification No: UK/SC/5126, NATO Stock No: 8455-99-132-4536; Designation: Badge rank PMRAFNS Wing Officer; Special note/Comment: Badge made from GM 85/15, mount 10% Nickle Silver, fittings copper and brass; Approved: (Signature), Date sealed: 24/2/99; Stamped: CANCELLED; Stamped: RESEALED.
Reverse: One production notation, 23/2/99.
Label 3: Standard Pattern; Pattern No: 35R/1887, Specification No: UK/SC/5126; NATO Stock No: 8455-99-132-4536; Designation: Insignia rank Princess Marys RAF Nursing Service Wing Officer; Special Note/Comment: Gilding metal. Dead gilt plate and burnished. Mount:Nickel Silver. Dead silver plate and burnished complete with spring fastener and clasp; Approved: (blank), Date sealed: 21/12/99; Stamped: RESEALED.
Seal: Domed hollow-back white metal disc on which MOD.
No approval signature.
Card on reverse: Issued to Firmin & Sons PLC 17/08/90; Firmin & Sons 04/12/92; Firmin & Sons PLC 02/02/93.