Sterling WWII Aeronca Two Years of Service Pin

Sterling WWII Aeronca Two Years of Service Pin

Code: aco20000aer

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Product Description


We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from January 16 through January 20 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from January 16th through 20th, returning on Tuesday January 21st, and we will not be able to ship during those dates. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship after 01/15/20 until 01/21/20.
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SUBJECT: This is a two years of service lapel pin from Aeronca, a Midwestern aviation company started in 1928. Typically during war time recognition pins were given out even to employees with low numbers of years with a company. This was done to promote morale during hard times among the new work force, some of whom were females working outside the home for the first time. The pin is by Whitehead & Hoag, with a red and blue enameled Deco wing at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1944.

SIZE: Approximately 9/16" in length and 11/16" in width.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Sterling silver with enamel.

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

MARKINGS: WH (Whitehead & Hoag) makerís mark and STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an aviation company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCX3/95 LFJX6/11 SECX01/17

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

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.