HAPPY HOLIDAYS from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
UPDATE: WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6TH 2023: SEASONS GREETINGS from FTA!! Thank YOU ALL for the Holiday Orders!!!
There is STILL PLENTY of TIME to Buy Those HOLIDAY GIFTS, through 12/18 or 12/20 for EXPRESS Shipping!!
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New LISTINGS will Resume on 12/08 or 12/09 when Kanae returns and is well-rested!!
Happy Holidays & Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae
This is a stunning, mint and rare circa 1953 American Airlines flight engineer wing on its original card. This wing is by L. G. Balfour Company, and is one of the most beautiful and sought-after of all American Airlines wings. The feathers are intricately detailed and the edge of the nose at the wing's center is quite convex.
Wing: approximately 11/16" in height by 3-1/4" in width; card: approximately 1-13/16" in height by 3-1/2" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Gold-filled (1/20 10K); oak tag card and cellophane.
Two screw posts with disc backings.
LGB (Balfour mark) 1/20 10K GF on reverse of wing; L. G. BALFOUR CO. ATTLEBORO, MASS. on card.
This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX12 LABJJX10/12 HdABJJX8/13 SABJJX12/14
10- (Near Mint): The wing is mint.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.