GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Early 1950s Transocean Air Lines (TALOA) Pilot Hat Badge 2nd Issue Type I by Granat Bros.
SOLD!!! No Longer Available!
ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1950s pilot hat badge second issue, Type I for Transocean Air Lines (TALOA). TALOA operated from 1946 until 1960, and was the first aviation entity with multiple companies under its umbrella. The badge is in sterling silver with a gold-filled center globe. It was made by Granat Brothers.
VINTAGE: Circa early 1950s.
SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in height and 2-5/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, gold fill.
ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing, stabilization post.
MARKINGS: 1/10 10K GF (above post); STERLING GRANAT BROS.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJJX04 LFIEX5/13 SFIEX12/14
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge has some light to medium wear and tarnish, mostly on reverse. .