USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base

USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base
RARE CAST ALUMINUM MODEL/ASHTRAY ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE LAUNCHING OF THE U. ENTERPRISE CV6 BY THE NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING & DRY DOCK CO. THIS FANTASTIC PIECE OF WWII MILITARIA IS COMPLIMENTED BY AN ORIGINAL WOODEN DISPLAY BASE MARKED WITH THE WORDS “USS ENTERPRISE CV6″ IN A STUNNING GOLD COLOR, WHICH STANDS OUT AGAINST THE STAINED WOOD BACKGROUND AND ADDS TO THE RARITY OF THIS PIECE. THE ASHTRAY RESTS ATOP ROYAL BLUE FELT ON THE DISPLAY BASE. INSCRIBED ON THE INSIDE BASE OF THE ASHTRAY ARE THE WORDS “NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING & DRY DOCK CO” ON THE TOP ROW AND THE WORD “BUILDER” ON THE BOTTOM ROW. THE WORD “ENTERPRISE” IS STAMPED INTO THE PORT HULL CENTERED WITH THE CONTROL TOWER. AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF HISTORY, THIS WILL MAKE A MAGNIFICENT ADDITION TO ANY AVID HISTORIAN’S COLLECTION. ENTERPRISE WAS ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SHIPS OF WWII, COMMISSIONED IN 1938 AND DECOMMISSIONED IN 1947. AT SEA THE MORNING OF THE ATTACK OF PEARL HARBOR ON 7 DECEMBER, 1941, THE ENTERPRISE WAS UNHARMED AND ABLE TO PATROL THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS AGAINST ADDITIONAL ATTACKS. ON 10 DECEMBER, 1941, ENTERPRISE AIRCRAFT SANK JAPANESE SUBMARINE I-70. THROUGHOUT THE WAR, THE ENTERPRISE SAW ACTION IN THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY, THE SOLOMON ISLANDS, GUADALCANAL, MAKIN ATOLL, AND MORE. DIMENSIONS: 13.5 in. Long x 3 in. Wide x 2.5 in. DIMENSIONS: 18.25 in. Long x 5.25 in. Wide x 1.5 in. The item “USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base” is in sale since Monday, August 03, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Home Front”. The seller is “jaco.pinha” and is located in Englishtown, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.
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USS Enterprise CV6 Rare Cast Aluminum Model/Ashtray with Wood Display Base

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