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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.
Circa 1930's -early 1940's.
2" in height x 2" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Gilt sterling with blue and yellow enamel.
Two screw posts with disc backings.
STERLING with Circled WH Whitehead & Hoag maker's mark.
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
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.