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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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.