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Extremely Rare WWII USN Officer Submarine Dolphins by Josiah Odence
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.
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
CONDITION: 8+(Excellent-): The dolphins show some light wear and tarnish only.