1980's Western Airlines 1st Officer Wing Last Issue in Sterling by Balfour
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1980's Western Airlines 1st Officer Wing Last Issue in Sterling by Balfour

Code: airtww70000wb


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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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 1980's first officer wing last issue for Western Airlines, which began in 1926 as Western Air Express and later merged with Transcontinental to become TWA in 1930. At this time, a portion of the company called Western Air Transport broke away, eventually becoming General Airlines and later WAL (then simply Western Airlines). The wing shows the company's "Flying W" at center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1980's.

SIZE: Approximately 7/16' x 2-13/16'

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, brass backings.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch-back backings.

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. VBJX12 LAGEX7/12 Sebbjx09/19

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The wing shows some light wear only.

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