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ARTIFACT: This is a great circa early to mid-1960s Continental Airlines ground crew cap with an attached period IAM (International Association of Machinists) Union celluloid badge and a nice boldly patterned eagle logo on the front. This cap may have been worn by a CASI (Continental Air Service Inc.) employee: CASI was begun in 1965 as a line strictly for United States governmental business in southeast Asia.
VINTAGE: Circa early to mid-1960s.
SIZE: Approximate size 7-3/8 or larger.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cotton sateen/nylon blend, celluloid-wrapped tin, fully embroidered patch in cotton/polyester threads.
ATTACHMENT: Pin with loop catch on cell.
MARKINGS: Union marks on cell; tag in cap removed.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX12 LAFEX12/12
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The cap shows only minor wear; tag removed.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.