Rare Ca.1964 ALM Dutch Antilles Airline Flight Attendant Hat Badge / Stewardess Wing
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Rare Ca.1964 ALM Dutch Antilles Airline Flight Attendant Hat Badge / Stewardess Wing

Code: airmfw60009alm

$160.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare circa 1964 Dutch ALM (Antilliaanse Luchtvaart Maatschappij) Antillean Airline flight attendant hat badge / stewardess wing. Founded in 1964 is was the main civilian airline company in the Netherlands (or Dutch) Antilles region. ALM Airlines is no longer in existence closing in 2001 perhaps as a result of the dissolution of the Antilles between 2000 and 2005. This obsolete wing features a round, blue enameled center with six stars and letters "ALM" with wings on either side, the stars are likely representative of the six island territories of the Netherlands Antilles ??? Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and Sint Maarten, Saba, and Sint Eustatius.

VINTAGE: Circa 1964

SIZE: Approximately 2 3/8" x 5/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled and plated.

ATTACHMENT: Two loops (lugs) and pin.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a foreign airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MBJX12 LAFJX7/15

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine - Very Fine): The wing/badge shows moderate to heavy wear, the enameled center shows hairline fractures next to the letter "A", some of the plating details remain intact.

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