Circa 1980 Flying Tiger Line Captain or Check Pilot Wing 5th Issue
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Circa 1980 Flying Tiger Line Captain or Check Pilot Wing 5th Issue

Code: airmw70004ftg

$175.00

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1980 captain or check pilot wing 5th issue for the Flying Tigers Airlines, originally the Flying Tiger Line, which began in 1945 as the first commercial air cargo company in the US and later became a military charter outfit until 1989. The wing shows the head of a snarling tiger beneath a wreathed star, which denotes pilot status.

VINTAGE: Circa 1980.

SIZE: About 7/8" in height and 3-3/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RCJL11/93 LAGEX9/10

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent): The wing has very light wear and tarnish.

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