Extremely Rare WWII USN Officer Submarine Dolphins by Josiah Odence
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Extremely Rare WWII USN Officer Submarine Dolphins by Josiah Odence

Code: usni30006


ON HOLD!! Not Currently Available!

$875.00

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 an extremely rare World War II United States Navy officer's submarine dolphins by Josiah Odence The dolphins are in 10 karat gold on sterling silver. For many years the maker mark on this wing was erroneously believed to be that of the J. F. O'Brien company of Madison, NJ, but the mark was finally positively ID'd as that of the JOSIAH ODENCE company in early 2017.

VINTAGE: WWII.

SIZE: Approximately 2 7/8" x 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold Filled.(10 karat gold on sterling silver.)

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with a "come-under" locking catch.

MARKINGS: STERLING + 1/20 10K and Josiah Odence maker mark; J O on reverse.

ITEM NOTES:  This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBHJX19 LHGEX05/19 hldSHIEX08/31/19 depVAGIX08/31/19

CONDITION:  8+(Excellent-): The dolphins show some light wear and tarnish only.

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