Ext Rare 1930's Goodyear Airship / Zeppelin Pilot Hat Badge in Gilt Sterling by Whitehead & Hoag

Ext Rare 1930's Goodyear Airship / Zeppelin Pilot Hat Badge in Gilt Sterling by Whitehead & Hoag

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ARTIFACT: 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: 2" in height x 2" in 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 Zeppelin & Civil Aviation & Airship collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. 1@CON-RLB-MDJX05/94 1@TRGEX94 LBBJJX4/10

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Badge shows light wear and has a handsome tarnish.

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