P-38 models
Lot 113
A brass P-38 fighter, with 6 shot glasses
dated 1945 diameter 10 in. height 8 in.
Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A brass P-38 fighter, with 6 shot glasses
Theater-made, dated 1945
The fighter made up of 3 shell casings, mounted on a bullet, centrally placed on a turned wooden base with 6 brass shot glasses, made up from Japanese shell casings, the shot glasses engraved New Caledonia, Espiritu Santos, Bougainville, Guadalcanal, Emirau, Green Island. diameter 10 in. height 8 in.

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York, 1995-2007

    Provenance:
    The War Museum
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