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

Code: airtww70001a


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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. VBJX10 LAFEX7/12 SeVBAJX09/12/19

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

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