Mid-Late 1940s Chicago & Southern Airlines Uniform Button
ARTIFACT: This is a circa mid-late 1940s Chicago & Southern Airlines uniform button. Originally founded as Pacific Seaboard Air Lines in 1933, the company changed its name to Chicago & Southern Air Lines in 1935. Chicago & Southern then merged with Delta in 1953, and operated under the name Delta C&S for two years. The button reads "Dixieliner Service" at the bottom.
VINTAGE: Circa mid-late 1940s.
SIZE: Approximately 7/8" in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass.
ATTACHMENT: Button loop.
MARKINGS: SUPERIOR QUALITY.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEL98 LBCX6/13
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The button has some very light wear only.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.