Great 1969 USS Hornet CVS-12 Apollo 12 Recovery Ship Celluloid Made in Hawaii
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Great 1969 USS Hornet CVS-12 Apollo 12 Recovery Ship Celluloid Made in Hawaii

Code: 0t50usnp60009smr


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a great 1969 USS Hornet CVS-12, Apollo 12 Recovery Ship celluloid pin made in Hawaii. It reads: "HORNET THREE MORE LIKE BEFORE APOLLO 12". The wording alludes to the point that the Hornet was the ship to recover Apollo 11 as well.

VINTAGE: Circa 1969.

SIZE: About 2-1/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid and tin, with a brass pin.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety type pin.

MARKINGS: MADE IN HAWAII BY SCHELLER

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Navy Ship collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGX16 LFEX7/17 SFEX04/19

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Some wear, the wording around the edge after "SCHELLER" is too faded to read.

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