Sterling 1960s Flying Tiger Line Pilot Wing 3rd Issue, Type I by Balfour
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Sterling 1960s Flying Tiger Line Pilot Wing 3rd Issue, Type I by Balfour

Code: airmw60000ftg

$395.00

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 sterling silver Flying Tiger Line pilot wing 3rd issue, type I by Balfour from the early 1960s. Flying Tiger began in 1945 as the first commercial air cargo company in the US and was later a military charter outfit until 1989. The logo at the wing's center is a wheel with a capital T at the center. The "T" consists of an arrow and two small triangles, all surrounded by a circular border similar to a camera shutter.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1960s.

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" in height and 3-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts.

MARKINGS: LGB (Balfour) STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RONAEJ5/99 LCIEX3/11

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows some small spots of light to medium wear and has a handsome tarnish.

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