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AA memorabilia, wear inc. DFW employee store, C. R. Smith Museum, etc. (master thd)

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AA Memorabilia Shopping and Collecting

Memorabilia can often be found online on eBay and other sites. Typical merchandise includes glassware, chinaware, blankets, amenity kits, paper such as stock and other certificates, employee jewelry, coffee mugs, etc.

Airport shops may offer recent items.

Search with Google for airline memorabilia for stores offering such.

Airways magazine advertisers offer airline tee shirts.

The Airline Shop sells detailed airline models.

The nexus for collectors is the annual Airliners International Show - this year at the Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport Hotel June 14-17, 2017.

DFW Employee Store
Terminal C, by Gate C-2
DFW Airport
Tel. 972-456-3300
http://thedfwemployeestore.com
E-mail: info <at> airlineemployeeshop.com

Hours: Open to the public, open 7 days a week from 9am to 6pm including Holidays (except Christmas and New Years Day!)

AA apparel, including heritage logo wear and non-uniform ware; rollaboard baggage; logo and photo items from baggage and key tags to coasters, etc.

Website: Link to UPgRD blog DFW Employee Store visit report

Other place to shop for AA memorabilia:

C. R. Smith Museum
4601 Texas Highway 360
Fort Worth, Texas 76155
Tel. 817-967-1560
Website: http://crsmithmuseum.org
Online store: http://store.crsmithmuseum.org/store/

Hours: The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays. See site for exceptions (summer Sundays)

The C. R. Smith Museum store has exhausted its stocks of the Heritage Amenity Kits

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Old Feb 27, 16, 12:42 pm
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AA memorabilia, wear inc. DFW employee store, C. R. Smith Museum, etc. (master thd)

If there is anyone who has time to pop into the store at Gate C2 in the next few days, please shoot me a PM.
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Old Feb 27, 16, 12:51 pm
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You do know you can shop online, right? They don't have everything on their online shopping site, but it's there. (For those who don't know it, located in Terminal C north end by Gate C-2.)

The C. R. Smith Museum store currently stocks the variety of Heritage Amenity Kits here.


DFW Employee Store entrance

upgrd.com/images/upload/image/Daniel/AA/.thumbs/img_0106-imp_2ef2be_640_0_0.jpg and gregnesbit.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/museum-at-night.jpg



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C. R. Smith Museum store sample items

Link to oversize photo of C. R. Smith Museum store interior

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Yes, I've seen the online store. I'm passing through DFW next weekend on the way to Dubai and I was hoping to pick up some new AA shirts in 4X.
I was hoping for an update on their stock levels in that size so I can leave packing space.
BTW my initials are AA which is kind of cool.
And I have noticed that you get better service on some flights if you are wearing an AA shirt. If the flight attendants ask me what I do for American, I tell them I do cabin crew appraisals.
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Originally Posted by g1ant View Post
Yes, I've seen the online store. I'm passing through DFW next weekend on the way to Dubai and I was hoping to pick up some new AA shirts in 4X.
I was hoping for an update on their stock levels in that size so I can leave packing space.
BTW my initials are AA which is kind of cool.
And I have noticed that you get better service on some flights if you are wearing an AA shirt. If the flight attendants ask me what I do for American, I tell them I do cabin crew appraisals.
ROFL!

But I'd recommend you call and ask about the items and sizes stocked. Those retirees are so helpful I'd bet they'd set them aside for you if you knew which items / logos you wanted (might show the current wear on their site - they've added a few items with the new aircraft, logo, etc.)
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Does the employee store in DFW have the heritage amenity kits, or are they only available at the C R Smith Museum itself?
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Does the employee store in DFW have the heritage amenity kits, or are they only available at the C R Smith Museum itself?
I was at the store ~two weeks ago; no amenity kits. Only at or via online C. R. Smith Museum store, AFAIK (see post #2 and the wikipost for links, etc.). (My guess is because the museum is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit, so AA might have received a writeoff and the kit sale supports the museum.)
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
I was at the store ~two weeks ago; no amenity kits. Only at or via online C. R. Smith Museum store, AFAIK (see post #2 and the wikipost for links, etc.). (My guess is because the museum is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit, so AA might have received a writeoff and the kit sale supports the museum.)
Thanks for the info! With a 3 hour (I-D) layover I could go to the museum, just about, if I was very enthusiastic. Mail-ordering them to a friend in the US may be a better idea though. I have been round the museum already, so while it's interesting it's not new to me.
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And I have noticed that you get better service on some flights if you are wearing an AA shirt.
In my experience, all you really need is the AA lanyard.

I would probably think it was a little odd to see a non-employee wearing AA-branded items at the airport.
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Old Mar 7, 16, 11:58 am
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Originally Posted by ThreeJulietTango View Post
In my experience, all you really need is the AA lanyard.

I would probably think it was a little odd to see a non-employee wearing AA-branded items at the airport.
I like it because the routinely have shirts in 4X and bigger. Hard to find those sizes off the peg these days even at WallyMart.
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AA and US Memorabilia master thread

Moderators, is there a place where we post old Memorabilia of bygone eras?

Due to Mrs. Nanaflyer's nagging, I was cleaning my office and found this relic. I had to share.

Please read the last paragraph. I hope the company still has this sentiment today!
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And a blatant grammatical error in that last paragraph, to boot!

Originally Posted by nanaflyer View Post
"As one of our frequent customers USAIR is committed to providing you the dependable, high quality service you expect and deserve."
A participial phrase that introduces a sentence MUST refer to the grammatical subject of the sentence. Somehow Strunk and White have stayed with me all these years.

USAIR, thy participle is dangling.
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But the meaning is still clear, so one might argue your complaint to be rather pedantic. And this is from self-proclaimed grammar police.
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Being pedantic is the entire point, and sometimes oh so much fun! When correct, it's the most satisfying form of high-brow snark.
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And a blatant grammatical error in that last paragraph, to boot!



A participial phrase that introduces a sentence MUST refer to the grammatical subject of the sentence. Somehow Strunk and White have stayed with me all these years.

USAIR, thy participle is dangling.
The use of "has to" rather than "must" in a formal business letter isn't good usage either.
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Back to the actual topic, I've got an interesting bit of memorabilia. (Though I have some others, such as glasses and serving ware, my best and favorite was a personally signed letter from CEO C. R. Smith, was lost when I left home and went into military service for several years.) A commemorative bottle stopper in pewter and plastic sent to early Million Miler members:
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