Circa 1950 Flying Tiger Lines Hat Badge 2nd Issue by Baflour
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Circa 1950 Flying Tiger Lines Hat Badge 2nd Issue by Baflour

Code: z99airmw40000h


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1950 2nd issue hat badge for Flying Tiger Line, which began in 1945 as the first commercial air cargo company in the US and was later a military charter outfit until 1989. The badge is a wing with a blue and red center showing a plane roaring like a tiger. It was made in sterling silver by Balfour.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950.

SIZE: About 1-13/16" in height and 2-9/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing with two stabilization posts.

MARKINGS: LGB (Balfour maker mark) STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a domestic airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRBJJX06 LFGEX11/10 SEHJX4/14

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Badge has spots of moderate wear and tarnish.

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