Plaque [818 Naval Air Squadron]

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A wooden commemorative plaque. The plaque features a central circular emblem with an image of a red hand over a black swastika. Set against a white background. Surrounding the emblem is a gold coloured rope-like border with the number '818' at the top. Above the emblem is a gold detail of a ship flanked by two sails. Below the emblem is a gold coloured scroll with black lettering 'Naval Air Squadron'. Embedded in the back of the plaque is a plastic hook for hanging marked with 'Made in Great Britain'. Adhered to the back is a gold sticker printed with details of the seller or maker of the plaque.
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
Montague Jeffery / Gentlemen's Outfitter / 2 St. Giles Street / Northampton / NN1[?]JB / Tel: (0604) 39605 Maker's Mark
Made in Great Britain
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Plaque [818 Naval Air Squadron], 2011.188.54. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Thank you for sharing this Robert.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research

Posted on 26-10-2020 20:55:19

My father was an armourer on 818 Squadron at RNAS Rattray.

- Robert Cox

Posted on 25-10-2020 21:05:59