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Old 05-03-2016, 05:53 PM   #1
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TWA sign ( 32x21" ) and metal B-707 (1/72 scale with my home made stand ) bought at auction last week. Both were at the ticket counter at the Indianapilos airport in the 60 or70's. Sign is made mainly of fiberglass with thin plastic coating on front, the grids on top and below TWA are metal bars. So hard to find these fabolus signs. The plane is a Riffe I assume....
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:37 AM   #2
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What a great pair of historic items from a bygone era. The condition of your 707 is amazing. I have a ticket desk/check in sign for Balkan Bulgarian Airlines from the 1970s not as old and significant as yours items. Thanks for showing us these TWA beauties, great to see them.

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Great find! Items like your sign are perfect additions to a collection focussing not only on models but also on other memorabilia. I like to present my Lufthansa-models with similar objects.
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Hi Alumtube,

Wow!

Great vintage TWA memorabilia for sure!

Best of luck with your new additions and thanks for posting the pic.



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Oh, Lort, that sign is amazing!!
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so cool !

I love the wall sign just the kind of stuff the does it for me

a great find

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A better picture that shows it 3D.
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Great! I love that TWA sign.
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Love it!

Best TWA logo ever.
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Excellent score! I love the T-Dub twin-globe logo. I too collect ticket counter/gate signs when I can find them. Here is an original Northwest Orient logo (fiberglass) and an all metal West Coast airlines logo that came from the ticket counters at KSLC.



And an old route map that hung in the Crown Room in SLC as well as the gate flight board from Eastern

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Very nice collection Dylan.
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Only other sign ( if you can call it ) I have in my collection is this wooden and metal North Central Duck logo. I got it together with this beautiful mint Nemoto CV-504 plane ( 1/72 scale ) They came from one of the executives that worked for the company.
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Very nice collection Dylan.

Yes, very nice exhibits indeed!
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Very nice find! Twin Globe is probably my favorite livery from that era.
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Hi dylan,

Nice vintage airline memorabilia for sure!

Thanks for posting the pics.



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Hi Alumtube,

Nice North Central model and Herman the duck logo.



Thanks for posting the pic.

North Central Airlines Memories website:

North Central Airlines history - hermantheduck.org - home page

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