RAF / SOE Blood Chit - Russian Type 1
Double sided rayon blood chit, approx. 23 x 18cm. Printed in red, blue and black ink on two separate pieces of rayon stitched together back to back. For use by British aircrews flying missions over Soviet controlled regions. Printed to the front with a large Union flag plus wording in Russian asking that the holders details be passed to the British Military Mission in Moscow. The reverse side has a smaller flag and similar information along with detailed instructions for use. Also printed 'F.R.1' to lower hem. Has light spot marks and has been folded but is in excellent condition. Neatly hemmed edges. Scarce. Stock code E20194.