French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

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    French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by ripcord on Sun May 05, 2013 2:23 pm

    Hey all

    Have had this beret badge for a long time, but have never been really certain about what it is.

    Always ass Sad ummed it was a French Naval Aviation piece...

    Can anyone shed some Idea ????

    Thanks, rip...

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by Easy Gee on Mon May 06, 2013 5:45 am

    Hi rip, certainly looks like a naval/air force cap badge,it has all the elements of such.

    Cool badge mate!

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    Post by ripcord on Wed May 15, 2013 1:12 pm

    Thanks Gary,

    Would love to get this badge on a beret. Most likely the correct beret should be blue, but not certain.


    I have had the badge for so long, I do not remember where I got it from confused

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by loski on Wed May 15, 2013 7:26 pm

    Hi Rip I have a spare French Navy blue beret if you want to do a trade Drop me a PM if you are intrested
    Regards Graham

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    Post by ripcord on Wed May 15, 2013 9:48 pm

    Hello Graham,

    Thanks for your message,PM sent...

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by Easy Gee on Thu May 16, 2013 4:15 pm

    ripcord wrote:Thanks Gary,

    Would love to get this badge on a beret. Most likely the correct beret should be blue, but not certain.


    I have had the badge for so long, I do not remember where I got it from confused

    rip...




    LOL yeah,I have some pieces in the Easy collection, which for the life of me I can't remember where,when and how much they cost me Wink

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by loski on Thu May 16, 2013 6:47 pm

    Heh Gary
    is last statement for the benifit of Mrs Easy lol

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by JYN on Sat May 18, 2013 5:32 pm

    Hello,

    This is not a cap badge. It is a French Air Naval qualification badge. Worn on the chest. Have you ever seen any French Air Naval personnel with a beret ? They are mainly wearing bachi navy hat or cap depending the rank. Could be old and crew menber related, I have to search.
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    Post by ripcord on Sat May 18, 2013 6:37 pm

    Hey JYN,

    Thanks for the info. I do appreciate it.

    I am looking forward to additional info, and thank you for your effort to uncover what has puzzled me for decades. bounce

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by JYN on Sat May 18, 2013 6:50 pm

    Can I have a look on the back please ? Made by Drago ?

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    Post by ripcord on Sat May 18, 2013 8:33 pm

    Hey JYN,

    Nope. Not marked at all.[img][/img]

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by JYN on Sun May 19, 2013 5:21 am

    Hello,

    Well, I have the identification of this badge and by now, I understand why I couldn't find it.
    It is a pure invention probably made in Marseille in the 70s/80s. A fantasy article which has few brothers.
    Most of the time, Aéronavale wings or qualification badges have at least two colours, silver and bronze.

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun May 19, 2013 6:25 am

    loski wrote:Heh Gary
    is last statement for the benifit of Mrs Easy lol



    Yeah Mate, I got to cover back Laughing

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun May 19, 2013 6:26 am

    JYN wrote:Hello,

    Well, I have the identification of this badge and by now, I understand why I couldn't find it.
    It is a pure invention probably made in Marseille in the 70s/80s. A fantasy article which has few brothers.
    Most of the time, Aéronavale wings or qualification badges have at least two colours, silver and bronze.

    JYN



    Good detective work Jean-Yves, good job Wink

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    Post by ripcord on Sun May 19, 2013 12:37 pm

    Hey JYN,

    Thanks for your research and your input,

    Wow, an old novelty badge.

    It is no wonder I could not find a hint of the badge anywhere..

    Wish I could remember where I got it from....


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    Post by ripcord on Thu May 23, 2013 10:27 pm

    http://cgi.ebay.fr/INSIGNE-AERONAUTIQUE-MILITAIRE-Brevet-de-Pilote-de-Dirigeable-Aeronavale-/111027160574?pt=FR_JG_Collections_Militaria_Medailles&hash=item19d9bc05fe

    Hey all.

    Was cruising French ebey and found this interesting posting.Shows a supposed French Naval Dirigible ( blimp ) pilot's badge.
    Scroll down to see the back of the badge. It looks very similar to the back of the above posted badge.

    Suspect Suspect
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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by Easy Gee on Sat May 25, 2013 6:18 am

    ripcord wrote:http://cgi.ebay.fr/INSIGNE-AERONAUTIQUE-MILITAIRE-Brevet-de-Pilote-de-Dirigeable-Aeronavale-/111027160574?pt=FR_JG_Collections_Militaria_Medailles&hash=item19d9bc05fe

    Hey all.

    Was cruising French ebey and found this interesting posting.Shows a supposed French Naval Dirigible ( blimp ) pilot's badge.
    Scroll down to see the back of the badge. It looks very similar to the back of the above posted badge.

    Suspect Suspect
    rip...



    Interesting find rip, and at that Price I hope it's made of Gold not brass Shocked

    230 Euro's affraid

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    Re: French Naval Aviation Beret Badge

    Post by JYN on Sat May 25, 2013 6:24 am

    Hi,

    I could imagine that a Fleet Air Arm balloon' badge will be also pricey.. ?

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    Post by ripcord on Fri May 31, 2013 4:12 am

    Hello Gary, Hello all,


    How much can that thing weigh ???

    I think that even if it were made of gold it probably would not be much of a bargain at 230 Euros... Question Question

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