WWII United Aircraft Corp. (Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Chance-Vought) Worker Photo ID Badge
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WWII United Aircraft Corp. (Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Chance-Vought) Worker Photo ID Badge

Code: aco20027


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a World War II photo identification badge for a United Aircraft worker by Whitehead & Hoag. United started in 1929 as United Aircraft and Transport Corporation and abbreviated its name five years later after the air mail monopoly scandal. The corporation included a number companies such as Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky and Chance-Vought, and its aim was to cater to both civilian and military aviation interests. The badge shows a photo of Worker 3070.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 2 in diameter.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Painted metal, photograph, celluloid.

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

MARKINGS: 3070; WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J. PAT. APPLD FOR on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a war worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX11 LHEX2/12 SHEX1/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge has some limited areas of moderate wear and minor aging.

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