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Ephemera related to airlines and air forces
Approximately 87 items of ephemera related to airlines, aircraft and flight. Includes 87 leaflets, newspaper extracts and magazines; postcard and leaflet for BOAC 707; Coalport commemorative plate depicting airship R34; Blue Star Line menu; Concorde gift bag; British Airways Club World cosmetic bag with contents; box of RAF ephemera; BOAC-branded picture of temple dancers in Bangkok, luggage tags and helmet bag; BA baseball cap and BEA standby ticket stub; Flight Guide, two Pooleys navigation instruments, toy duck and KLM loyalty card; miscellaneous WAAF items; 11 Scottish Aviation Jetstream items; KLM briefcase containing airline stickers, ties and badges; KLM plate; box of airline cutlery sets, condiment packets and glasses; pair of leather gloves, epaulettes, three fabric wings and badges; wooden cigarette holder and toy panda; plates, bowls and aircraft parts; Pan-American World Airways (Pan-Am) bag and tin decorated with travel stickers; collection of 21 airline maps, timetables, cruet sets etc.; British European Airways shoulder bag; British Airways Club World neck cushion; BAC Ltd Preston item; set of 3 BOAC drinks holders; navy blue satin scarf with wing pattern.
See attached pdf for more information, including photos and detail on condition.
Note that several items are constructed with historic plastics, which may encapsulate some asbestos fibres. Transfers to new owners will be done under the museum sector REACH exemption.
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