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

Code: airmw70002ftg

$175.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.

MARKINGS: None.

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.