Cards and Puppets to Model Planes and Transistor Radios
Airline Memorabilia is both fun and interesting. In front (l to right) is a Panam 747 friction plane model, a deck of cards, another PAN AM plane with a transister radio, a silverware set from American Airlines and one from United Air plus a TWA fork, pilot wings from TWA, North West, and American Air. In back is a battery-operated Pan Am plane and a United Air Lines puppet.
Looking for even more unique pieces?
Check out the TIKI statue from United Airlines Hawaii.
This piece is in excellent condition!
Or maybe you love Air India…
‘We call him a Maharajah for want of a better description. But his blood isn’t blue. He may look like royalty, but he isn’t royal.’ These are the words of Bobby Kooka, the man who conceived the Maharajah.
This now familiar lovable figure first made his appearance in Air India way back in 1946, when Bobby Kooka as Air India’s Commercial Director and Umesh Rao, an artist with J.Walter Thompson Ltd., Mumbai, together created the Maharajah. from The Air India Brand
This quote from the website for Air India shares a good deal of fun information on the development of their brand identities.
We also found this interesting site for anyone who may want to learn more about Airline Memorabilia. Enjoy!
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