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

Code: airmi60000

$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 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.