British Airborne Forces Tartan Scarf
The history of the British Airborne Forces and it’s achievements during WWII to date is truly remarkable! It all began in June 1940, with volunteers from No. 2 Commando becoming the first ever airborne trained paratroopers. The British Airborne Forces we know today is extensive, encompassing Britain’s elite airborne infantry; ‘The Parachute Regiment’ and The Army’s airborne rapid reaction force; ‘16 Air Assault Brigade’. They are professional, courageous and versatile, at high readiness to deploy worldwide for a full spectrum of missions. The British Airborne Forces are, and always have been, a formidable force indeed!
The ‘British Airborne Forces Tartan’ is the only Officially Registered Tartan in the world, to pay respect to all British Airborne Forces personnel from 1940 to the current day. And is fully endorsed by The British Airborne Forces.
This unique scarf is worn with pride in the UK and worldwide, by former, current, British Airborne Forces personnel and their family, friends and supporters. We have created this Authentic Tartan exclusively for you. Weaving the DNA of the British Airborne Forces into it’s very core, by incorporating these significant colours:-
MAROON & LIGHT BLUE: Represent the iconic British Airborne Forces Pegasus Flash. Featuring the slayer of enemies ‘Bellerophon’ astride his winged steed ‘Pegasus’. Introduced by General ‘Boy’ Browning in 1942.
WHITE: Signifies the paramount chords of the parachutes.
BLACK: Is for respect for all fallen British Airborne Forces comrades.
All our scarves are beautifully wrapped in crisp white tissue paper and popped into our stylish pillow boxes. So when they arrive they are ‘gift ready’. Making it ideal, for us to send direct to your friends, relatives or loved ones, on your behalf, anywhere in the world!
Orders received by 3pm are delivered to UK destinations the next day. Some remote areas of Scotland and Ireland may take 2 days. Orders received on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dispatched on a Monday and arrive with customers on a Tuesday. International deliveries are defined by each individual country.
We are very proud to be Official M.O.D. Licensees. Which means, for every product we sell that is connected to any of the Tri-services, we give a percentage to the relevant M.O.D. Benevolent Fund.
Also proud to say this beautiful scarf is made in Great Britain!
Dimensions: Approx. 24cm x 200cm (10 x 77 inches).
Materials: 100% Luxury Brushed Lambswool.
Delivery: You will see the costs for delivery at the checkout, before confirming your order.
Returns: 28 Days – see full terms.
All the tartan products that feature on our Military Tartans Page are Military-based Tartans. Where we have been given special permission from that particular Corps, Regiment or Service to create them in celebration of a particular Corps, Regiment or Service. They are worn by current, former, future personnel and their families, friends and supporters. And are not part of any official uniform.