WWII Bulgarian Royal military pilot's ace award 18k gold plated silver badge

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I am pleased to offer from my private collection this very rare WWII Bulgarian Royal military pilot's ace award 18k gold plated silver badge. The badge depicting the monogram BIII of King Boris III of Bulgaria beneath the royal crown and the eagle. This was the official Bulgarian Royal Arirforce captain's award badge. 55mm end to end It comes from the family of the Bulgarian WWII ace hero Captain Stoyanov. He claimed his initial victory on 1 August 1943 during Operation Tidal Wave. He was personally decorated by the Bulgarian King Boris III with the "Commander’s medal for bravery". He also received the Iron Cross 2nd Class from the German Embassy. A second medal for bravery was awarded on 24 June 1944. His last aerial victory was on 26 August 1944. In September 1944 he was promoted to Captain. The same month Bulgaria joined the Allies and thereafter the air operations were against the retreating Axis forces. AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEED! If you are not satisfied in any way-money back guarantee. Free shipping to worldwide .Possible shipping by DHL overnight courier.

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