1970's United Air Lines Pilot Visor Hat Size 7 1/8
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1970's United Air Lines Pilot Visor Hat Size 7 1/8

Code: airuh70001pvh

$170.00




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ARTIFACT: 1970's United Air Lines pilot visor hat by Superior Uniform Cap Co., Chicago. The hat features gilt brass buttons and an enameled brass hat badge. The hat badge is two-piece construction, felt covered formed leather and a brass, enameled emblem. The center is a red, white (nickel), and blue shield with a propeller behind and reads: "UNITED" in black enamel detail. It is centered between stylized wings and the top shows four stars. A tag inside the hat shows the size 7 1/8 and another reads: "SUPERIOR UNIFORM CAP CO. 205 W. MADISON ST. CHICAGO, ILL 60606"

VINTAGE: Circa 1970's

SIZE: Approximately: Size 7 1/8 Ear to ear: 9-1/4" Front to back: 7-1/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt, leather, brass, enamel, gilt brass, vinyl, paper, grommets

ATTACHMENT: Hat badge: Single post with screwback

MARKINGS: "SUPERIOR UNIFORM CAP CO. 205 W. MADISON ST. CHICAGO, ILL 60606"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United Air Lines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay03/26/20 MBEX16 LADEX5/16 PSLAGJX03/20

CONDITION: 5 (Very Good - Fine): The hat shows moderate to heavy wear, damage to reverse seam and moth nips along front visor (See photos), much of the enamel and gilt details remain intact.

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