This is a plaque for the United States Navy’s 96th Construction Battalion, the group better known as the Seabees. The wooden plaque is shield-shaped and shows a painted eagle perched on a 96 and an anchor.
Circa World War II.
8-7/8” height and 8-3/16” width and 3/4” thickness.
Two hooks with twine.
J.R. CONNELL (?) A-3 handwritten on reverse.
This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. STORE VBJX99 LBCEX8/10
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Plaque has a few slight nicks at edge and slight discoloration on reverse.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.