Spanish-American War USN Cap Tally for USS Uncas, Ocean Tug No. 51
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Spanish-American War USN Cap Tally for USS Uncas, Ocean Tug No. 51

Code: usnc00001a

$245.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa Spanish-American War era United States Navy cap tally for the USS Uncas, Ocean Tug No. 51. Originally a commercial tugboat owned by Luckenbach & Company, the Uncas was recruited for naval service in 1898, capturing and sinking ships off the coast of Cuba. She was decommissioned in March 1922.

VINTAGE: Circa Spanish-American War (1898).

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" in height and 36-3/4" in length.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk ribbon with tinsel thread embroidery.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay LBDEX10/12

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The tally shows some light wear only, with a few pin holes and one small tear along the edge (less than ½ inch).

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