A metal trapezoidal-shaped tag. One side has a blue and silver map of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The 'Teal' symbol of a flying fish (Maroro) 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). Possibly Staff or Crew luggage tags.
E.B. EVANS / NEW ZEALAND'S INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE Imprint
NEW ZEALAND'S AIRLINE / TEAL KNOWS THE SOUTH PACIFIC BEST Imprint
Tasman Empire Airways Limited. 1940-1965. Luggage Tag [TEAL], 2006.196. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).