Art & Ephemera

Willowrun Airport Michigan Vintage Felt Pennant


  • Details
    FOR SALE ☞ Willowrun Airport Michigan Vintage Felt Pennant

    DESCRIPTION ☞ The Willowrun airport was opened in 1942 and was a major source of Allied Aircraft manufacturing, mainly the B-24 Liberator during World War 2. In 1945 at the conclusion of the war, the airport was converted into a cargo facility due to its close proximity to the Detroit Metropolitan Airport and still operates today with a museum in one of the old Aircraft hangers. We estimate that this pennant was made sometime in the the 1940's to early 1950's. The Aircraft featured on the felt pennant is a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser flying through the clouds with a hint of pink coloring below the fuselage from the sun. This Aircraft was modeled after the Boeing B-29 Superfortress and began service in 1947 with such Airlines as Pan AM and retired in the late 1950's, early 1960's.

    DIMENSIONS ☞ Approximate length is 2ft and width at the widest end is around 9 inches.

    CONDITION ☞ This vintage felt pennant is in excellent condition. It shows very little to no signs of wear or use. The R in Willowrun seems to have a very small amount of blue on it, but we have not tried to remove it. The fabric itself has no rips, tears, holes, water damage or signs of repair. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!

    ABOUT US ☞ Front Street Antiques is located in downtown historic Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada. We are a husband and wife team on the hunt for interesting items that inspire nostalgia and curiosity. As antique enthusiasts, we do our very best to describe any imperfections and quirks, as well as provide a general background on the item; however, we are not yet experts on every item in our store. If you have additional information about an item for us, please send us a message -- we are always grateful to learn more :)

    PLEASE NOTE ☞ Item will be carefully packaged up and shipped within 3 business days of sale, often sooner. We combine shipping on multiple items -- please send us a message prior to purchase to give us a heads up & we will be happy to refund the difference upon shipping!

    All our listings are considered collectible, retro/vintage (25+ years) or antique (100+ years) and are rarely brand new. The majority of our stock comes from auctions and private collections or estates. Items for sale may display some age related wear and/or minor flaws consistent with the date of manufacture. Photos are included as part of the description. Due to the age and nature of our stock, all items are sold "as is" and final sale unless damaged in transit and covered by insurance.

    Items listed on our Etsy store are also available for sale in our physical store location and may sell at any time! Visit us in person to check out our wide variety of stock - 416 Front St. Kaslo, BC

    We strive to earn 100% perfect "★★★★★" ratings from our customers. If anything about your transaction did not meet your expectations, please let us know ASAP and give us the opportunity to make things right before leaving feedback.

    Be sure to check out our other listings on our etsy store:

    Follow us on Facebook for new store arrivals & online promotions ☞
    or find us on Instagram to take a mini online tour our brick & mortar ☞
  • Shipping & Policies

    Shipping from Canada

    Processing time

    1-3 business days

    Estimated shipping times

    • Canada : 3 - 10 business days
    • United States : 5 - 14 business days

    I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

    Customs and import taxes

    Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

    Payment Options

    Secure options
    • Accepts Etsy gift cards