Unique Early WWII PAA Africa (PAA Ferries) Crew Tie Bar Made from Shoulder Strap Badge
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Unique Early WWII PAA Africa (PAA Ferries) Crew Tie Bar Made from Shoulder Strap Badge

Code: airph20001

$345.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a unique circa early World War II crew tie bar for PAA Africa (also known as PAA Ferries) ??? it was fashioned from a shoulder strap badge. Roosevelt and Churchill approached Pan Am to form a subsidiary that would have outposts in Africa, and the venture became instrumental in supplying Allied troops in Egypt and Sudan.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in height and 1-11/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled, gilt brass (clip).

ATTACHMENT: Tie bar.

MARKINGS: Anson on fastener.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEEX12 LCDEX11/12

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The bar shows some spots of light wear and tarnish; small spot of oxidation.

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