Iwo Jima Seabees Group: one red handkerchief; a Seabees brass belt buckle; a solid aluminum model of the Island of Iwo Jima featuring a Seabee; an embroidered cushion cover or banner with the Seabees logo (designed by Walt Disney during WWI)
Lot 145
Iwo Jima Seebees. A Collection of items
circa 1945 each casting 3in. x 5in. 8
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£620 - 930

Lot Details
Iwo Jima Seebees. A Collection of items. <BR /> circa 1945 8
Iwo Jima Seebees. A Collection of items
Theater-made, circa 1945
A collection comprising a red handkerchief embroidered US Navy Seebee, and with logo, a Seebee brass buckle, a larger embroidered cushion case with the name and logo, and an aluminum hand-cast model of Iwo Jima with a Seebee figured on it; together with a group of four hand-cast aluminum models of Iwo Jima, one with a Seebee, another the flag raising, an aircraft and the terrain. each casting 3in. x 5in. (8)

Footnotes

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

    Provenance:
    The War Museum
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