Extremely Rare Goodyear Airship Pilot Hat Badge by Whitehead & Hoag in Gold Plated Sterling

Extremely Rare Goodyear Airship Pilot Hat Badge by Whitehead & Hoag in Gold Plated Sterling

Code: airmw00019gdy4-CON


Product Description


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This is an extremely rare Goodyear airship pilot hat badge in sterling silver made by Whitehead & Hoag. The badge is a pair of spread wings with a diamond-shaped lozenge at center displaying a blue and yellow flag.

It is possible that this wartime-produced hat badge was worn by Goodyear Pilot's in the capacity of training US Navy Airship / Blimp pilots. 

VINTAGE: Circa 1930's -early 1940's

SIZE: Approximately 2" height and 2" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt sterling with blue and yellow enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Two screw posts with disc backings.

MARKINGS: STERLING with Circled WH Whitehead & Hoag maker's mark.

ITEM NOTES:  This is from a Civil Aviation & Airship collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RLB-MDJX05/94 LBCGEX 04/19

CONDITION: 9+(Near Mint to Mint in condition)- Slightly higher in price.

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