1940's Northwest Airlines Uniform Patch

1940's Northwest Airlines Uniform Patch

Code: airmi30007


Product Description


ARTIFACT: This is a 1940's uniform patch for Northwest Airlines. Northwest had begun in 1926 as Northwest Airways but changed its name in 1933 to be allowed to carry air mail on a government-generated technicality. The patch is in a red, white and blue bull's-eye pattern and shows a golden wing reading U.S. AIR MAIL at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940's.

SIZE: Approximately 2-15/16" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Twill embroidered in cotton/silk threads.



ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX10 LADEX12/10

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The patch shows light wear only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.