Rare 1930's S.S. Manhattan United States Lines Luxury Steamship Souvenir Lapel Pin.
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Rare 1930's S.S. Manhattan United States Lines Luxury Steamship Souvenir Lapel Pin.

Code: 0t69ol10003ssm

$115.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a 1930's SS Manhattan, United States Lines Luxury Steamship souvenir lapel pin. The SS Manhattan was launched in 1931 and built by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation. The ship cost about $21 million to make, which was an extreme cost and gamble as this was built during the Depression. Later on, in 1941, the SS Manhattan was commissioned to the US Navy for World War II to be manned by the Coast Guard, making it the largest vessel ever to be operated by the US Coast Guard.

VINTAGE: Ca. 1930's

SIZE: Approximately 15/16" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled, gold filled brass

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with over-under catch.

MARKINGS: Obverse: "S.S. MANHATTAN. U.S.L.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Nautical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. E06/21/21 VEX17 LAAEX02/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): This pin is in excellent condition with little to light wear. Stunning piece!

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