VERY RARE! WWI French made Pilot Wing - by 'MURAT'
This is the only example of this Wing I've had which carries the full makers name "MURAT" and is just one, of a large collection I have of WWI commercially made Eagle Brooches & Insignia which were adopted and worn by French and American Pilots of WWI.
The left-facing Eagle was favoured by American Pilots of WWI
Heavily gold plated, finely detailed and in wonderful condition, a very nice find indeed!
Shown and described on page 350 of Phillipe Bartlett's wonderful book - "Les Insignes de l'Aeronautique Militaire Francaise jusqu'en 1918"