badge, rank, British, sealed pattern, Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, Flying Officer
badge, bag, 2x labels, 2x seals.
Badge: Rank badge for a Flying Officer of the Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service, being a gilding metal vertical oval across the voided centre of which a single horizontal bar, over all a nickel silver Caduceus topped by a pair of spread wings surmounted by a St. Edward's (Queen's) crown. To the reverse, a pin-back fixing.
Bag: Small cotton draw-string bag.
Label 1: Standard Pattern No: 35R/1890, Specification No: (blank), Catalogue No: 8455-99-132-4533; Designation: Badge Rank Mess Dress PM RAF NS (Brooch) Flying 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: One production notation from 16.1.81.
Label 2: Standard Pattern; Pattern No: 35/R/1890, Specification No: UK/SC/5126, NATO Stock No: 8455-99-132-4533; Designation: Insignia Service Rank Flying Officer Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service; Special Note/Comment: 'Gilding metal dead gilt plate and burnished, Mount nickle silver dead silver plate and burnished. Brooch type fitting; Approved (Signature), Date sealed: 10.2.95: Stamped: RESEALED.
Seals: Two small lead discs.
Card on reverse: 'Issued to: ADCRP, Adastral House 16/01/81'.