Rare Numbered Early WWII PAA Africa (PAA Ferries) Shoulder Strap Badge
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Rare Numbered Early WWII PAA Africa (PAA Ferries) Shoulder Strap Badge

Code: airpi20004b

$365.00

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 rare circa early World War II numbered shoulder strap badge for PAA Africa (also known as PAA Ferries). Roosevelt and Churchill approached Pan Am to form a subsidiary that would have outposts in Africa, and the venture became instrumental in supplying Allied troops in Egypt and Sudan. The pin is gold-filled and is numbered on reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in height and 1-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: 1600 1/10-10K.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX12 LCFEX11/12

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows some light wear and tarnish.

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