Scarce 1940s Numbered Key Fob for Mid-Continent Airlines (MCA) "Gold Wings Club"
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Scarce 1940s Numbered Key Fob for Mid-Continent Airlines (MCA) "Gold Wings Club"

Code: airmh30001mca

$120.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a scarce circa 1940s "Gold Wing s Club" key fob for Mid-Continent Airlines, which was established in 1928 in Iowa, but became part of Braniff International Airways in 1952. The club was an early version of a "Frequent Flyer" program. The fob is oval and shows a Native American in front of a wing drawing an arrow back across his bow. It is numbered on reverse and reads THIS TAG REGISTERED 3381 FINDER PLEASE RETURN TO MID-CONTINENT AIRLINES KANSAS CITY, MO.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/16" in height by 1-5/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Suspension loop.

MARKINGS: 3381; WHITEHEAD & HOAG.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX12 LABJX7/12

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

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