Late 1970's Western Airlines 1st Officer Wing Sterling by Balfour
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Late 1970's Western Airlines 1st Officer Wing Sterling by Balfour

Code: airtww70000wa


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a late 1970's first officer wing 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 wing shows the company's "Flying W" at center.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1970's.

SIZE: Approximately 7/16" in height and 2-13/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, brass backings.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch-back backings.

MARKINGS: B(alfour) mark, STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX12 LBBEX7/12 SLBJAX03/21

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows some light wear.

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