GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Ext. Rare, Later 1960s Henson Airlines Supervisory Pilot Wing, 2nd Issue
ARTIFACT: This is a Extremely Rare, Later 1960's Henson Airlines Supervisory Pilot Wing, 2nd Issue. The airline was formed in 1961 by Richard A. Henson as Henson Aviation, a fixed-base operator in Hagerstown, Maryland. It began its first scheduled flights to Washington National Airport in 1962 under the Hagerstown Commuter name, later changed to Henson Airlines.
VINTAGE: Circa 1960's.
SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2" in width x 1" in height.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt embroidered in silk and bullion thread, treated felt backing. Chrome-plated brass.
ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch-backs.
MARKINGS: "HENSON" ON FRONT
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VDEL20 LDIEX11/30/20
CONDITION: 9 (Minty): The badge shows minty condition.