Late 1940's Western Airlines 1 Year of Service Pin in Pinback
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Late 1940's Western Airlines 1 Year of Service Pin in Pinback

Code: airtwi30000d

$75.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a late 1940's lapel wing for one year of service with Western Airlines. Western began in 1926 as Western Air Express and merged with Transcontinental to become TWA in 1930. At this time, a portion of the company called Western Air Transport broke away, eventually becoming General Airlines and later WAL (then simply Western Airlines). The charm is petite wing with the profile of a Native American man wearing a headdress at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940's.

SIZE: Approximately 1/4" in height and 13/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBEX98 LGEX7/11

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin shows some light to medium wear and tarnish.

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