Circa 1970 Texas International Airways (TIA) Pilot Hat Badge 1st Issue by Balfour in Sterling

Circa 1970 Texas International Airways (TIA) Pilot Hat Badge 1st Issue by Balfour in Sterling

Code: airmw70001tia


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1970 pilot hat badge for Texas International Airways (TIA). TIA flew from 1969 until 1982 when it merged with Continental. It was known before 1969 as Trans-Texas Airways. The badge is in sterling silver by Balfour.

VINTAGE: Circa 1970.

SIZE: Approximately 2" in height and 2" in width.


ATTACHMENT: Single screw post.

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 VEJX12 LBGEX8/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows light wear and has an overall tarnish.

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