1950s Northwest Airlines Air Mail 5 Years of Service Pin in Pinback
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1950s Northwest Airlines Air Mail 5 Years of Service Pin in Pinback

Code: airmi50000nw

$75.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a 1950s Northwest Airlines U.S. Air Mail five years of service pin by Balfour. Northwest had begun in 1926 as Northwest Airways but changed its name in 1933 to be allowed to carry air mail. The pin has a red, white and blue bull's-eye design at center bearing a smaller wing with a ruby chip at center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with enamel, ruby chip.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: LGB (Balfour) X.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX10/94 LGEX7/11

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin shows some small spots of light wear and some abrasion on reverse.

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