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

$175.00

Product Description

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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" in height and 2-13/16" in width.

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. ebay VBJX12 LAGEX7/12

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.