Early 1970s Flying Tiger Lines Pilot Hat Badge 3rd Issue (Closed T) Type II

Early 1970s Flying Tiger Lines Pilot Hat Badge 3rd Issue (Closed T) Type II

Code: airmw70002ftg


Product Description


GREETINGS from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
As of today, Thursday, 23 March, Kanae is IN THE OFFICE,
I will be joining her shortly, by Monday 27 March.
What does that mean? Well, there MAY be a delay in shipping,
especially of Military Artifacts, and some Police & Fire Badges
As many of those pieces on the site were with me on the trip to Louisville & Baltimore!
So, hang tight for a few more days, as there may be a delay until 3/27 to get your order shipped if the ordered artifact is with me on the road!!
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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1970s pilot hat badge 3rd issue Type II for the Flying Tiger Line. The airline was started in Los Angeles, California by ten former American Volunteer Group members in 1947, and it operated until 1989. The badge shows a closed "T" at the center of a camera shutter-like design.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1970s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in height and 2-11/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, painted area.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch-backs.


ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX12 LAGEX2/13

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge has some light wear and tarnish.

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