Fabulous Wartime, 2/15/44, Pioneer Parachute Co., Inc. Catalog & Price List. Extremely Rare
ARTIFACT: Fabulous wartime, 2/15/1944, Pioneer Parachute Co., Inc. catalog and price list. Extremely rare and filled with scarce reference images of WWII parachute parts and rigger's tools. The front of the catalog features a company logo showing an parachutist against an orange shield with a banner below that reads: "PIONEER PARACHUTE COMPANY INC". Each page shows a green banner along the bottom that shows the "E" Award for Excellence, the company's logo and reads: "COPYRIGHT 1944 PIONEER PARACHUTE CO., INC. MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT, CABLE ADDRESS: PIPAR" The catalog features a strong steel, paper file fastener binding.
VINTAGE: Circa 1944
SIZE: Approximately 11-1/2" x 9-5/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Canvas, steel file fastener bound, ink, magazine paper, thin paperboard
ATTACHMENT: Canvas, steel file fastener bound
MARKINGS: "COPYRIGHT 1944 PIONEER PARACHUTE CO., INC.", "MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT, CABLE ADDRESS: PIPAR", "ACCOPRESS BINDER NO. BD 014171 MANUFACTURED BY ACCO PRODUCTS, INC. LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., U.S.A."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEM16 LEGEX8/16
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The catalog shows minor to moderate wear, light age discoloration, cover, pages, and binding are all intact, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.