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Title Western Airlines Convair 240 Model Airplane
Date 1957-1959
Collection Western Airlines Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 1987.13.21
Description Model of a Western Airlines Convair 240, with registration number N2401, and painted in the "Indian Head" livery used from 1957-1959, which was a version with only two stripes coming from the headress down the side of the aircraft. The registration number N2401 is false: it was never used on a Western Convair 240. The model is made of wood and the stand is missing. Scale - 1:52
Height (in) 5
Length (in) 18
Width (in) 22
Dimension Details Dimensions taken without stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance Western Airlines flew a fleet of ten Convair 240, beginning in 1948 and last sold in 1961.
Search Terms Western Airlines
Convair 240
Subjects Model airplanes
Credit line Western Airlines