Great Late 1930s Australian Air League (AAL) Celluloid Donation Pin
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Great Late 1930s Australian Air League (AAL) Celluloid Donation Pin

Code: aco10014aua

$55.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 1930s donation pin for the Australian Air League (AAL). The AAL was started in 1934 by war veteran George Robey when he discovered there was no Australian organization for youths interested in aviation. The pin shows a bi-plane above the motto TO DEFEND TO DEVELOP. The bottom of the pin reads SOLD BY GEN. SECTY. ONLY.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 13/16 in diameter.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Celluloid-wrapped tin.

ATTACHMENT: Straight pin.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a civil aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX12 LEEX2/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin has some minor wear and fading and tarnish on the reverse only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.