Extremely Rare ca 1937 Boston - Maine Airways (BMA) Lapel Badge
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Extremely Rare ca 1937 Boston - Maine Airways (BMA) Lapel Badge

Code: airni10001bma


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare lapel badge for employees of Boston-Maine Airways. It shows a caped Pilgrim brandishing a musket straddling a Boeing DC-2 which was the airline's logo. This badge comes with some history as it was purchased at the estate sale of Basil Dixwell of Auburn, Maine who worked for Boston-Maine Airways as an agent the airline changed its name to NEA and then as a pilot for the Civilian Air Transport Command in WW2 and then a pilot for Northeast Airlines in the post-war years.

VINTAGE: Circa 1937.

SIZE: Approx. 13/16" in length by 11/16" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver with blue and red enameling.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin back with drop-in locking catch.

MARKINGS: ROBBINS CO ATTLEBORO MASS STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This extremely rare badge is from a large collection of airline wings, badges, pins, and patches assembled over the last 15 years. CON-RLB-VCJX08/05 LFEDX3/10 SFEJX03/04/21

CONDITION: 9.5 (Excellent-Mint): The pin shows almost no wear but being silver is very dark with tarnish.

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