Circa Late 1980's Business Express Pilot Hat Badge 1st Issue by Balfour

Circa Late 1980's Business Express Pilot Hat Badge 1st Issue by Balfour

Code: airmw70020bex


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 1980's Business Express pilot hat badge. Established in 1982 as Atlantic Air, the company changed its name in 1985. It flew first out of Westport, Connecticut and later out of Dover, New Hampshire. The badge is by Balfour.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1980's.

SIZE: Approximately 1-7/8" in height and 2-11/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, enameled details.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: Balfour (and maker mark) ??.

ITEM NOTES: The wing you receive will either be the one pictured or one in very similar condition. This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJM12 LIEX8/13

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the enamel details remain, overall very fine condition.

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