GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
1970s British Island Airways (BIA) Pilot Hat Badge
ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1970s pilot hat badge for British Island Airways (BIA), which flew only from 1970 until 1980. The badge is embroidered in gold bullion thread, and reads "BIA" upon its orange silk center.
VINTAGE: Circa 1970s.
SIZE: Approximately 2-7/16" in height and 3-3/16" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt with bullion and cotton/silk embroidery, silk, treated paper backing.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJM12 LHEX8/13
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge has little wear.