WWII Bell Aircraft "Defense Bond Club" P-39 Division Celluloid Pin
SUBJECT: This is a World War II Defense Bond Club celluloid pin for the Bell Aircraft P-39 Division. A prolific aircraft manufacturer, Bell became most known for producing the first supersonic aircraft, the Bell X-1. The pin shows a P-39 aircraft with three red stars above.
VINTAGE: Circa World War II.
SIZE: Approximately 13/16 in diameter.
CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Celluloid-wrapped tin with paper backing.
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal straight pin with catch.
MARKINGS: THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. BUTTONS, BADGES NOVELTIES AND SIGNS NEWARK, N.J.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an aviation company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. V LDJX11/10
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Pin has some minor abrasions.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.