Rare WWII USN Liberty Pass for U.S.S. Babbitt (DD-128)
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Rare WWII USN Liberty Pass for U.S.S. Babbitt (DD-128)

Code: usnpg20020blp

$65.00


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ARTIFACT: Rare WWII United States Navy Liberty Pass for USS Babbitt (DD-128), which saw much convoy escort service in the Atlantic Ocean. The green pass reads: "U. S. S. BABBIT (IL8).", "No. DECK 3RD", "COMORA, S", "Rate: COX", the body of the card reads: "This entitles the bearer to leave ship on liberty if entitled to liberty; and, if ship is at a Navy Yard, to pass through gates. To be shown to O. O. D. when leaving, and dropped in check box on return to ship. Use of this card for other than authorized liberty or by other than the person named is an offense" and the bottom is signed by "U.S.N. Executive Officer. The reverse reads: "Penalty for private use to avoid payment of postage, $300.00". Comora's Liberty Passes came along with two of his USN ID bracelets, see links below.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Green card stock, ink, partial metal edging

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "N. NAV. 493", "4 - 5023"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MHX15 LFEX10/15

CONDITION: 5+ (Fine-): The liberty pass shows heavy wear and the reverse shows only a partial backing, missing one side of metal edging, overall fine condition.

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