British RAF Pilot, Battle of Britain 1940 Pewter Figure Boxed
Solid Metal British RAF Pilot Figure, August 1940. Perfect for any fan of British military history, any military buff, RAF personnel, RAF veteran, fan of metal toy soldiers. Cast in lead-free pewter. This 5.6cm tall pilot is wearing operational battle dress with leather gloves, helmet and 1936 pattern flying boots. He has an oxygen mask and is wearing a seat type parachute. Many pilots also wore a Mae West life jacket and a silk scarf to protect their neck from chaffing. This style of clothing was worn by both Spitfire and Hurricane pilots during the Battle of Britain. This figure is made of lead free pewter. The clear PVC box has a card insert that is blue and is printed in black, it shows historical information. With a superb presentation box, this is a great item. A collectable to keep! This would make a lovely gift or treat for yourself.