Early 1950s Lockheed Air Terminal (LAT) Worker ID Badge
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Early 1950s Lockheed Air Terminal (LAT) Worker ID Badge

Code: aco40003

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1950s worker badge for the Lockheed Air Terminal Inc. In 1940, the Lockheed Aircraft Company, then the largest US aircraft manufacturer, purchased and renamed the Union Air Terminal airport of Los Angeles (now known as the Bob Hope Airport). The airport saw production of bombers and fighters during World War II, and was even camouflaged as houses along with grain and alfalfa fields to thwart any airborne attacks. It was known as the Lockheed Air Terminal from 1940-1967. The badge is by the Whitehead & Hoag Company and is named to W. Prodanovic.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8 in height and 2-5/8 in width.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Plated brass, celluloid, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin.

MARKINGS: THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an aviation company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEX12 LAAEX3/12 SLHEX6/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge shows only minor wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.