This is a World War II Curtiss-Wright “Production Soldier" 100% pin in gilt silver. Curtiss-Wright began in 1929 when Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company of Buffalo, New York, and Wright Aeronautical of Dayton, Ohio merged. The pin is a petite wing by Bastian Brothers of Rochester, New York.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 5/8” in height and 1” in width.
Gilt sterling silver, enamel.
Vertical pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.
STERLING B.B. CO. (Bastian Brothers) ROCH., N.Y., union mark.
This is from an aviation company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX11 LFJX12/11
7+ (Very Fine+): The pin shows some minor scuffing to the enamel with all enamel intact.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.