Late 1950s Western Airlines Pilot Hat Badge NO LONGER AVAILABLE
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Late 1950s Western Airlines Pilot Hat Badge NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Code: airtww50001


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a late 1950s pilot hat badge for Western Airlines, which began in 1926 as Western Air Express and later 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 badge shows the head of a Native American man at the center of a wing and reads WAL above.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-15/16" in height and 1-7/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX12 LCIEX7/12 SCIEX10/14

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows some light wear and spots of minor tarnish.

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