A collection of personal and standard issued items from the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Many of the items issued to aircrews from recruitment, through training and to posting were blue and labeled with the RAF or RCAF insignia. This also was true of items that were hand made by the citizens of those nations for those in training or overseas, as well as the aircrews themselves when purchasing or having custom made and tailored items made for themselves.
Blue leather zippered wallet with RCAF gold insignia on front. Includes identification card for mechanical transport drivers with the Royal Air Force belonging to D.W. Linn, dated from January 11, 1945 to January 10, 1946.
Also includes small pressed flower in clear plastic sleeve and package of lighter flints
RCAF note book with blue cover used by P. Lumley Rae at No. 1 General Reconnaissance School (GRS) Summerside P.E.I. Also contains loose sheet with sightings, notations and math calculations made in pencil. Notations start February 17, 1944 and end February 20, 1944.
RCAF dinnerware cup & saucer. White glazed stone wear with the blue RCAF insignia printed on the front. Base of the cup reads, "DURALINE" SUPER VITRIFIED GRINDLEY HOTELWARE CO. ENGLAND 2-60 (saucer 12-67)
Blue leather pouch with RCAF insignia logo containing two decks of small playing cards.
Fauntleroy Canada deck missing King of diamonds card and 7 of clubs card.
Playtime The U.S. Playing Card Co. deck missing the 6 of clubs card.