A pair of World War II Japanese submarine models
Sailor-made, after 1940
the first, a sailor-made waterline model of the Japanese submarine PL-47, in wood and painted grey. Detailed with coning tower, deck gun and deck railings. Set in a modeled sea. The second a shipyard made aluminum half-model of a Japanese I-class submarine, well detailed with coning tower, periscope, rigging, fins and rudder and other details. Displayed on mahogany board.
31-1/2 x 4 x 4-1/2 in. (80 x 10.1 x 11.4 cm.) model on base, the largest. (2)