1960s Trans-Texas Airways (TTA) Pilot Hat Badge 2nd Issue by Balfour in Sterling

1960s Trans-Texas Airways (TTA) Pilot Hat Badge 2nd Issue by Balfour in Sterling

Code: airmw60001tta


Product Description


We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1960s pilot hat badge for Trans-Texas Airways (TTA). TTA was the first Texas airline, and was based in Houston, flying from 1947 to 1969 under this name. The airline started in under the name Aviation Enterprises. The badge is in nicely enameled sterling silver by Balfour.

VINTAGE: Circa 1960s.

SIZE: Approximately 2" in height and 2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch-back, one screw post.

MARKINGS: B(alfour) mark, STER.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEJX12 LBGEX8/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows light wear and tarnish and a few slivers of the enamel are missing.

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