Rare WWII Pan American Air Ferries (PAAF) Collar Insignia in Sterling
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Rare WWII Pan American Air Ferries (PAAF) Collar Insignia in Sterling

Code: z99airpi90001f


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare World War II Pan American Air Ferries (PAAF) collar insignia in sterling silver which reads PAAF. President Franklin Roosevelt asked Pan American Airways in 1941 to ferry bombers and military transports overseas, and the result was a separate company called the PAAF. In 1942, the United States Army Air Transport Command took over the PAAF and the Pan American pilots were given the option to receive Army commissions or remain in civil aviation.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: 3/8" height and 1-1/8" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver.

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

MARKINGS: STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a civil aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX06 LBDEX4/10 SBJJX6/11

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

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