Rare 1939 Submarine Model of the USS Squalus Salvage Unit from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
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Rare 1939 Submarine Model of the USS Squalus Salvage Unit from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Code: usnlm20004csu


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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LONG TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW WEEKS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Tuesday 09/13/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of AT LEAST 3 THREE WEEKS!!
Once we leave, on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return in EARLY OCTOBER.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on or about WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5th.
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ARTIFACT: Rare 1939 submarine model of the USS Squalus Salvage Unit from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The base of the model reads: "SQUALUS SALVAGE UNIT MAY 23, 1939 - SEPT. 15, 1939". The Squalus was launched from Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard on September 14th, 1938 and sunk off Rye, NH on May 23, 1939 during a test dive. A rescue effort on May 24-25 saved 33 crewmen. The ship was raised and towed to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in September 1939, decommissioned that November, and then re-commissioned as the USS Sailfish (SS-192).

VINTAGE: Circa 1939.

SIZE: Approximately 7-1/4" in length x 1-1/2" in height; Base: 1-7/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, black painted details.

ATTACHMENT: Screw-fastened base for setting on a desk or mantle.

MARKINGS: "SQUALUS SALVAGE UNIT MAY 23, 1939 - SEPT. 15, 1939"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGJX16 LCEJX11/16 psCFJX11/16 SCFJX06/20

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The sub model shows moderate wear and patina, much of the chrome plated details remain, overall very fine condition.

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