Early 1940s Eastern Air Lines Pilot Wing in Bullion with Label
ARTIFACT: This is an early 1940s Eastern Air Lines pilot wing. The badge reads EASTERN AIR LINES and shows a red hawk soaring against two tones of blue.
VINTAGE: Circa early 1940s.
SIZE: 3-3/4" wing.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Felt wing embroidered in bullion threads with brass and enamel details and muslin backing.
MARKINGS: Original manufacturer's label reads S. APPEL & CO.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a civil aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRBJX94 LFGEX 4/10
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Wing shows moderate tarnish but is in wonderful shape.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.