Very Rare Early WWII PAA Africa (Ferries) One Year of Service Pin Screwback
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Very Rare Early WWII PAA Africa (Ferries) One Year of Service Pin Screwback

Code: airpi20004e

$235.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a very rare early World War II one year of service pin for PAA Africa (also known as PAA Ferries). 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. The pin is in sterling silver and is in a screwback style.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" in width and 7/16" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: STER on reverse of pin; STERLING on backing.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJX12 LBCEX11/12

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows some light wear.

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