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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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 items, this piece is guaranteed original.