Circa 1930 Skyroads Flying Club Member Wing Pin with Major Rank

Circa 1930 Skyroads Flying Club Member Wing Pin with Major Rank

Code: mca00030fcm


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1930 member wing pin for the Sky Roads Flying Club, for a member who had achieved he rank of Major in the club. 

Skyroads was a cartoon penned by two World War I pilots that debuted in 1929, and the flying club grew out of the strip's popularity the next year. 
The wing has a gold Major rank leaf hanging below it.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930s

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in length x 1-1/16" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver and gold plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin, suspension loop.

MARKINGS: JOHN F. DILLE COMPANY CHICAGO; on back of maple leaf; JOHN F. DILLE on back of wing.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a civil aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX18 LHEX04/19

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine):The badge shows moderate wear, and tarnish on wing.

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