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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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.