Rare Early 1950s Flying Tiger Line Stewardess Wing 1st Issue (2nd Issue Logo) by Balfour

Rare Early 1950s Flying Tiger Line Stewardess Wing 1st Issue (2nd Issue Logo) by Balfour

Code: airmw40001ftl

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


GREETINGS from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
As of today, Thursday, 23 March, Kanae is IN THE OFFICE,
I will be joining her shortly, by Monday 27 March.
What does that mean? Well, there MAY be a delay in shipping,
especially of Military Artifacts, and some Police & Fire Badges
As many of those pieces on the site were with me on the trip to Louisville & Baltimore!
So, hang tight for a few more days, as there may be a delay until 3/27 to get your order shipped if the ordered artifact is with me on the road!!
Meanwhile, Kanae will be LISTING NEW ARTIFACTS DAILY,
And shipping what she can, through the foreseeable future!

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here to add to your collection!!

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Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae

ARTIFACT: This is a very rare circa early 1950s stewardess wing "1st issue" (it has the 2nd issue "shark mouth" logo) for the Flying Tiger Line, which began in 1945 as the first commercial air cargo company in the US and was later a military charter outfit until 1989. The wing is by Balfour in sterling silver.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" in height and 2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under locking swivel catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a domestic airline wing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJJX14 LFIEX2/14 SFJJX10/14

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): The wing has some areas of medium wear and tarnish.

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