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This is a late 1940s lapel wing for five years 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.
Circa late 1940s.
Approximately 1/4" in height and 13/16" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Gold-plated brass with enamel.
Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.
This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay RONVAJX5/97 LABJX7/11
8 (Excellent-): The pin shows some light wear only.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.