USS Arizona gold pin
Lot 5
A group of U.S.S. Arizona relics
1 in. (2.5 cm.) the pin (height); 5-1/2 in. (13.9 cm.) length. 3
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

Lot Details
USS Arizona fragment USS Arizona bosun's whistle
A group of U.S.S. Arizona relics
including: a gold pin in the form of a shield with enamel inlay for the U.S.S. Arizona; an early 20th century bosun's whistle with one face of the support plate scratched with 'USS Arizona 1931'; a fragment recovered from the forward boathouse section of the U.S.S. Arizona, number 284 of 439 fragments (marked on the base).
1 in. (2.5 cm.) the pin (height); 5-1/2 in. (13.9 cm.) length. (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The War Museum

    Retrieved from the boathouse section of the ship which had been moved to land shortly after the attack on 7 December 1941. The fragment comes with accompanying certification signed by Michael Free, Commander, Supply Corps, USN.
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