Nice Circa 1940 Panagra (Pan-American Grace Airways) Clipper Ship Lapel Pin in Sterling Silver
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Nice Circa 1940 Panagra (Pan-American Grace Airways) Clipper Ship Lapel Pin in Sterling Silver

Code: airpi20010pg


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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 circa 1940 sterling silver lapel pin from Panagra (Pan-American Grace Airways, a joint Pan-Am and Grace Shipping Company venture. The pin is in the shape of a "Clipper" ship. The "Clipper" style plane was popular in the 1930s and the crews even dressed in navy-like garb to bestow a feeling of safety in the passengers, who believed they were traveling in an airborne version of an ocean liner.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940.

SIZE: Approximately 5/16" x 13/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, brass backing.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an Pan Am airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RDJX13 LAAEX10/13 SEAEJX08/10/19

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin has some light wear.

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