Beautiful Early 1960s Japan Airlines (JAL) Bullion Pilot Hat Badge

Beautiful Early 1960s Japan Airlines (JAL) Bullion Pilot Hat Badge

Code: airmfw60012jal


Product Description


OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful circa early 1960s bullion pilot hat badge for JAL (Japan Air Lines). JAL was founded in 1951 by the Japanese government to help revitalize its nation following World War II. The badge shows a pair of doves embroidered in silver and wreathed in gold and also has a small brass crane insignia affixed to it.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1960s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-11/16" in height and 3-3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cotton embroidered in bullion thread, gilt brass, treated paper backing.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing, stabilization post.


ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJM12 LAIEX8/13

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge shows virtually no wear and just some minor tarnish to the brass.

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