WWII US Navy 96th Construction Battalion (CB) Plaque (Seabees)

WWII US Navy 96th Construction Battalion (CB) Plaque (Seabees)

Code: usnpg20096cb


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This beautiful plaque was handmade and painted by one of the resourceful Seabees serving the United States Navy's 96th Construction Battalion. This unit was stationed in the Azores during World War II. The wooden plaque is shield-shaped and shows a painted eagle perched on a 96 and an anchor.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: 8-7/8" height and 8-3/16" width and 3/4" thickness.


ATTACHMENT: Two hooks with twine.

MARKINGS: J.R. CONNELL (?) A-3 handwritten on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJX99 LBCEX8/10 SLBGEX6/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Plaque has a few slight nicks at edge and slight discoloration on reverse.

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