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Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century

Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
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  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
  • Vintage BARC automobile badge with 3 others Mid 20th Century
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This is an excellent original vintage B.A.R.C. (British Automobile Racing Club) enamel bar fitting car badge Circa 1950 in date with an RAC badge pre 1953 Century in date and an AA Badge and an RAC badge from the 1960s.

The lovely B.A.R.C. badge is manufactured by W. O. Lewis Ltd in Birmingham with a membership number 1340.  It features a red British lion with a black and white chequered flag behind it, the BARC in yellow on the side and British Automobile Racing Club on a trailing ribbon.


Together with a pre- 1953 RAC badge, a 1960's RAC and AA badge.

Add this lovely vintage collection of iconic British automobile history to your collection.

Condition:

In good condition. As vintage items, the pieces show signs of use commensurate with age, these minor condition issues are mentioned for accuracy.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 14 x Width 8 x Depth 3 - BARC badge

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 inches x Width 3 inches x Depth 1 inch - BARC badge

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

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