Circa 1950s Capitol Airways Pilot Hat Badge 3rd Issue by Russell Uniform Co.
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Circa 1950s Capitol Airways Pilot Hat Badge 3rd Issue by Russell Uniform Co.

Code: airmw50001cpo

$345.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1950s pilot hat badge 3rd issue for Capitol Airlines by Russell Uniform. Capitol was formed shortly following World War II by some ex-AAF pilots and went bankrupt in the 1980s. The badge shows a white and aqua blue enameled globe at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/16" in height and 2-7/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with enamel.

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

MARKINGS: RUSSELL UNIFORM CO. NEW YORK N.Y.

ITEM NOTES: The badge you receive will either be the one pictured or one in similar condition. This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay(2) LBGEX3/11 SLCDEX7/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows light wear and tarnish with some minimal crazing to the enamel.

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