Great, Combat Carried WWII Heart Shield Bible Inscribed on Front to Original Owner John E. Kennedy
Processing...

Great, Combat Carried WWII Heart Shield Bible Inscribed on Front to Original Owner John E. Kennedy

Code: uapg30029hsb


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

•••••

Greetings from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
As of today, Monday, 3 October, we are IN THE OFFICE for the foreseeable future!!!
We will be SHIPPING every day, And LISTING will Resume Shortly!!


Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here, to add to your collection, and
NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we will be ABLE TO SHIP DAILY.
If funding your order from a Bank that offers ZELLE, ASK ABOUT OUR ZELLE DISCOUNT!
If funding with a Credit Card, we prefer that you DO NOT USE the PAYPAL option: click past the first page of your order,
ignoring the PayPal buttons on top, and on the SHIPPING Page, Choose the CREDIT CARD Option in the PAYMENT-PLEASE CHOOSE Section.
Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae

ARTIFACT: Great, combat carried WWII Heart Shield Bible inscribed on the front to original owner: "JOHN E. KENNEDY" and bookmark of Enrollment to the Shrine of Saint Anne De Beaupre in Quebec, Canada. The protective 'heart shield' cover of the bible reads: "FOR GOD AND OUR COUNTRY" diagonal in the center and along the bottom is engraved: "JOHN E. KENNEDY". The inside cover reads: "THE HEARTH SHIELD BIBLE Fits snuggly in uniform pocket. THE ENGRAVED GOLD-PLATED STEEL FRONT COVER PROTECTS HIS HEART". The book mark shows a saintly depiction on the front and reads: "SAINT ANNE de BEAUPRE PRAY FOR US", the reverse reads: "ENROLLMENT IN THE SHRINE OF GOOD SAINT ANNE DE BEUPRE" and shows Kennedy's name and the enrollment date of: "AUG 21, 1943".

VINTAGE: Circa WWII, 1943

SIZE: Approximately 4-7/8" x 3-1/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold plated, engraved steel cover, paper, canvas, ink, glue, treated vinyl

ATTACHMENT: Canvas binding, pages separated from binding but remain intact

MARKINGS: "1943 KNOW YOUR BIBLE CO. - CIN'IT, OHIO, U.S.A", "Know Your Bible Company - 317 Sycamore Street, CINCINNATI, OHIO U.S.A", "THE SHRINE ST. ANNE DE BEAUPRE QUE., CANADA"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX16 LAAEX8/16 SVAAEX03/20

CONDITION: 5+ (Fine-): The bible shows moderate to heavy wear, the binding has separated - all pages intact, the cover shows moderate wear, much of the gold-plated detail remains, overall fine condition with a great been there look!

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