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This is a Great 1930's USN Submarine Officer Dolphins by NANCO in Gilt Sterling, with Original Owner's Initials: R. W. E. & Submarine: S-42 ENGRAVED on Bow Planes. Early in WWII the S-42 Sank a Japanese Minelayer, Okinoshima, on her first War Patrol, and on her second War Patrol, an unknown Destroyer, was hit, but a confirmation of sinking was unable to be performed.
Approximately 2-7/8" in length and 7/8" in height.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Horizontal pin with come-under locking catch.
"R. W. E. S-42"
This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJJM19 LAAIEX12/12/19
7+ (Very Fine+): The dolphins shows moderate wear and tarnish on obverse, some of the gilt details remain intact, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.