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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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
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.