Rare Mementos from the Sunken USS Squalus. (launching model, spoon, letter opener, marker buoy) (3/13)
Lot 95W
A rescue buoy and artifacts from the U.S.S. Squalus circa 1940 20 x 8 in. (50.8 x 20.3 cm.) length x diameter of the float, the largest. 4
Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rescue buoy and artifacts from the U.S.S. Squalus circa 1940
the rescue buoy in the form of a bomb, made up in wood, brass and metal, with safety tabs [in red] and other details; along with a U.S.N. spoon, engraved "U.S.S. Squalus", a letter opener in brass; and a chrome-plated presentation launching model of the submarine on a triangular black base.
20 x 8 in. (50.8 x 20.3 cm.) length x diameter of the float, the largest. (4)

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    The War Museum
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