Sailor shipboard model of USN Aircraft carrier USS Lexington with a piece of wood from the flight deck of the USS Intrepid (3/24)
Lot 44W
A sailor-made model of the U.S.S. Lexington
before 1941 21 in. (53.3 cm.) length. 2
US$ 400 - 600
£240 - 360
Auction Details
Lot Details
A sailor-made model of the U.S.S. Lexington
before 1941
made from a piece of wood from the flight deck of the U.S.S. Intrepid. Along with another piece of wood from the flight deck.
21 in. (53.3 cm.) length. (2)

Footnotes

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

    Provenance:
    The War Museum

    The U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed "Lady Lex" was an early aircraft carrier, and the lead ship of the Lexington Class. She was sunk during the battle of Coral Sea on May 8th 1942.
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