WWII RCAF Sweetheart Bracelet


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Price: $45.00
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You are viewing a WWII RCAF sweetheart bracelet. This bracelet is made of age yellowed celluloid material, with a small winged RCAF insignia inserted into the pendant celluloid. Some have concluded that this was the material used for the cockpits of the WWII aircraft. The chain clasp is still in good order, and the celluloid bares a number of scratches acquired over the life of the item. But apart from that this item is in good condition. View scans for details.


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Sweetheart badges and pins were often given to a female loved one, by their soldier lover, son (usually), or father. They could have been supplied, for a cost, by the quartermaster or by a private organization, such as Birks. Most were simply converted uniform devises from the regiment, and were available in the tuck shops. Many, if not all of the battalions and regiments had this type of inspirational badge. As the war wore on, many of the givers were lost, and did not return. Consequently, these items became very cherished by their recipients. Therefore they are generally called sweethearts?  

They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old.

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning

We will remember them.

                                Laurence Bunyon