ID'd!! RARE, ca 1930 Kinner Airplane & Motor Co. of Glendale, CA Lapel Pin
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ID'd!! RARE, ca 1930 Kinner Airplane & Motor Co. of Glendale, CA Lapel Pin

Code: ui80291

$165.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is rare avition company lapel pin for the Kinner Airplane & Motor Company of Glendale, California. The pin shows an eagle with his wings tilted over a green K and a 5 cylinder aircraft motor. Kinner Airplane & Motor Corp was an airplane and engine manufacturer, founded in Glendale, California, United States by Bert Kinner in the mid-1920s. Kinner's chief engineer was Max B. Harlow who went on to found the Harlow Aircraft Company. It went bankrupt in 1937 and the aircraft rights were sold to O.W. Timm Aircraft Company. The engine department was rearranged as Kinner Motor Inc in 1938, but folded in 1946. Kinner became the West Coast's largest producer of aircraft engines in 1941.

VINTAGE: Circa unknown.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in height and 3/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, painted areas.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an accumulation of unidentified items which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Item will not be sold until it is identified. TREX11 LX12/12 ID&LAFEX6/18

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The wing shows only some light wear and tarnish.

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