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Flight bag

Flight bag
Title
Flight bag
Date 
1950-1975
Medium 
Plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 14 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.5 x 36.2 x 19 cm )
Description 
Red plastic TWA flight bag with two handles, id tag slot and one pocket; zipper closure across the top; white plastic piping along the edges; "TWA" logo of two intersecting globes printed on each side.
Credit Line 
Anonymous Gift
Object Number 
2000.61
Marks 
printed: on two sides of the bag: "TWA" printed: on a tag sewn into the interior of the bag: "Product of/ BEARSE MANUFACTURERS/ Newburgh NY"
Gallery Label 
The donor collected this bag and other related airline materials at garage sales, flea markets, and collectibles shops in the New Jersey area. New York has been a major hub for the air travel since the early twentieth century. Trans World Airlines was organized here in 1928 and headquatered here until 1988.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group