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

$115.00

Product Description

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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" in height and 13/16" in width.

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. ebay RDJX13 LAAEX10/13

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

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.