Early to Mid-1960s Flying Tiger Line Pilot Tie Bar 3rd Issue, Type 1 Logo
Processing...

Early to Mid-1960s Flying Tiger Line Pilot Tie Bar 3rd Issue, Type 1 Logo

Code: airmi60000

$175.00

Product Description

•••••

ARTIFACT: This is a circa early to mid-1960s 3rd Issue, Type 1 Logo pilot tie bar pin for the Flying Tiger Line, which began in 1945 as the first commercial air cargo company in the US and was later a military charter outfit until 1989. The logo is a wheel with a capital T at the center, and is beautifully enameled in red and blue. The "T" at center consists of an arrow and two small triangles, all surrounded by a circular border similar to a camera shutter.

VINTAGE: Circa early-mid-1960s.

SIZE: Approximately 3/4" in height and 1-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Tie bar.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RAJL11/93 LAGEX11/10

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Pin has little wear.

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