Circa 1930 Skyroads Flying Club Member Wing Pin with Gold Maple Leaf
Processing...

Circa 1930 Skyroads Flying Club Member Wing Pin with Gold Maple Leaf

Code: mca10015

$85.00

Product Description

•••••

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1930 member wing pin for the Sky Roads Flying Club. Skyroads was a cartoon penned by two World War I pilots that debuted in 1929, and the flying club grew out of the strip's popularity the next year. The wing has a gold maple leaf charm hanging below it.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in width and 1-1/16" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel- and gold-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin, suspension loop.

MARKINGS: JOHN F. DILLE COMPANY CHICAGO; on back of maple leaf; JOHN F. DILLE on back of wing.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a civil aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX12 LHEX7/12

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows only light wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.