Late 1970's Western Airlines Pilot Hat Badge
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Late 1970's Western Airlines Pilot Hat Badge

Code: airtww70001a

$165.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a late 1970's 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 is a wing with Western's "Flying W" logo at center.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1970's.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" in height and 2-1/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Two screw posts with disc backings.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJX10 LAFEX7/12

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge shows little wear.

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