Supermarine Spitfire Pin Badge - Pewter
Pewter Spitfire supplied on a pin with clasp. The information on the reverse of the card describes the Spitfire and when it was used.
The Spitfire is the most famous British fighter aircraft of all time, designed by R.J. Mitchell, and based on his very fast, pre-war seaplane, the S6. The Spitfire MK1 was powered by a 1,030-hp Rolls Royce Merlin engine and had a top speed of 365 mph. It was armed with 8 x .303 Browning machine guns mounted in the wings, which proved very effective against both fighters and bombers
Weight : 10 grams