Luggage Tag [TEAL]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by

1940-1965
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Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Production Date
1940-1965
Description
A metal trapezoidal-shaped tag. One side has a blue and silver map of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The 'Teal' bird symbol is printed in gold as well as the slogan 'NEW ZEALAND'S AIRLINE' and 'TEAL KNOWS THE SOUTH PACIFIC BEST' underneath that. On the reverse is a printed blue rectangle in which the name is etched. Printed below in blue is 'NEW ZEALAND'S INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE.' 'International' is underlined. There is a hole in the shorter edge of the trapezoid where a key ring is attached (to be used to attach tag to luggage). Likely to be Staff or Crew luggage tags
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
E.B. EVANS / NEW ZEALAND'S INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE Imprint
NEW ZEALAND'S AIRLINE / TEAL KNOWS THE SOUTH PACIFIC BEST Imprint
Accession No
2006.196
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited. 1940-1965. Luggage Tag [TEAL], 2006.196. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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