Gorgeous, Minty 1920's USN Submarine Officer Dolphins by Meyer Orig. Worn by Carl K. Zimmerman
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Gorgeous, Minty 1920's USN Submarine Officer Dolphins by Meyer Orig. Worn by Carl K. Zimmerman

Code: usni20002gpb


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ARTIFACT: Gorgeous, Minty 1920's United States Navy Officer Submarine Dolphins in gold-plated bronze by Meyer and originally worn by 1923 United States Naval Academy graduate Carl K. Zimmerman. Very hard to find a nicer pair that one would be able to pin-point to the late 1920's. Beautiful frosted & burnished lacquer finish almost 100% intact. The dolphins came along with his 1923 USNA class pin (see link below). Zimmerman was on board a USS S-40 by 1929 (Zimmerman, Carl K, It (jg), USS S-40 (Later SS-145). The pin pictures two stylized dolphins flanking the oncoming bow of a submarine breaking the waves.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/4" x 3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated bronze.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop in swivel locking catch and stabilizer pin.

MARKINGS: Meyer maker's mark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJJV15 LGGEX10/15 SGGEX3/17

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The pin shows minor wear, mostly to high points, much of the gold-plating details remain intact, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.