1970s Northwest Airlines U.S. Air Mail 5 Years of Service Pin by Jostens
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1970s Northwest Airlines U.S. Air Mail 5 Years of Service Pin by Jostens

Code: airmi70000nw

$55.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a 1970s Northwest Airlines U.S. Air Mail five years of service pin by Jostens. 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 1970s.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in diameter.

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

ATTACHMENT: Post and stabilization pin.

MARKINGS: JOSTENS 1/10 10K GF.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCX3/94 LEEX7/11

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

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