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WW1, WWI, USS Ward, Fired First Shot at Pearl Harbor, WW2 with Original Signatures

WW1, WWI, USS Ward, Fired First Shot at Pearl Harbor, WW2 with Original Signatures

This 20″ x 16″, 1976 signed AB Chesley print of the USS Ward by Leeward Publications is in excellent condition, with 2 original signatures from the artist and Captain. On the morning of 7 December 1941, under the command of LCDR William W. Outerbridge, Ward was conducting a precautionary patrol off the entrance to Pearl… (read more)

Vintage Author Model Nuclear Submarine USSR Original Instance

Vintage Author Model Nuclear Submarine USSR Original Instance

Vintage author’s model of the nuclear submarine on a stand. The model was made in a single copy Completely handmade, the only author’s model. Material submarine – presumably textolite, some parts – metal, brass. Dimensions: height on a base 4.3 inches (11 cm), the length of the submarine – 15.7 inches (40 cm), the overall… (read more)

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

Original historic photographic print mounted on cabinet card of U. Georgia (BB-15) battleship in drydock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on June 9, 1907. There are some really amazing details in this photo, including three workmen sitting or standing on the port screw. The armor belt at the waterline is clearly visible, as are… (read more)

1904 Original Invitation to the launching of the Battleship Connecticut

1904 Original Invitation to the launching of the Battleship Connecticut

Incredible original invitation from the Secretary of the Navy in 1904 to the Launching of the famed Battleship Connecticut. Quite possibly the only surviving example. Please note the invitation has been affixed to a vintage album page. With over 20 years experience in the collectibles industry the staff at Luminaries LLC is committed to offering… (read more)

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

Original historic photographic print mounted on cabinet card of U. Georgia (BB-15) battleship in drydock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on June 9, 1907. There are some really amazing details in this photo, including three workmen sitting or standing on the port screw. The armor belt at the waterline is clearly visible, as are… (read more)

1904 Original Invitation to the launching of the Battleship Connecticut

1904 Original Invitation to the launching of the Battleship Connecticut

Incerdible original invitation from the Secretary of the Navy in 1904 to the Launching of the famed Battleship Connecticut. Quite possibly the only surviving example. Please note the invitation has been affixed to a vintage album page. The item “1904 Original Invitation to the launching of the Battleship Connecticut” is in sale since Saturday, June… (read more)

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

USS Georgia BB-15 Battleship in Puget Sound Drydock 1907 Original Photo Unique

Original historic photographic print mounted on cabinet card of U. Georgia (BB-15) battleship in drydock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on June 9, 1907. There are some really amazing details in this photo, including three workmen sitting or standing on the port screw. The armor belt at the waterline is clearly visible, as are… (read more)

17 Original Red Border Slides Uss Randolph 1957-59 Fighter Planes

17 Original Red Border Slides Uss Randolph 1957-59 Fighter Planes

17 ORIGINAL RED AND WHITE KODAK SLIDES ON THE FLIGHT DECK OF THE USS RANDOLPH 1957-59. THIS LOT CONSIST OF 11 RED BORDER SLIDES 1957. AND 6 WHITE KODACHROME TRANSPARENCIES FROM 1959. DUE TO EASY COPYING OF SLIDES THESE ARE A NO RETURN ITEM PLEASE. The item “17 ORIGINAL RED BORDER SLIDES USS RANDOLPH 1957-59… (read more)

Original, rare Van Ryper Hawaiian Planter Navy Freighter Model ship (15 model)

Original, rare Van Ryper Hawaiian Planter Navy Freighter Model ship (15 model)

One owner, a senior naval officer in WWII; model built for Naval Commission study. Pristine, glass-enclosed condition; #55 etched into bottom of wooden case. HAWAIIAN PLANTER, 7200 ton freighter, built Newport News 1941 for Matson. Became navy’s U. At Newport News, Virginia, by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company for the Matson Line… (read more)

United States Lighthouse Service Original Porcelain Sign Astoria Oregon

United States Lighthouse Service Original Porcelain Sign Astoria Oregon

GUARANTEED ORIGINAL UNITED STATES LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE PORCELAIN SIGN THIS WAS FOUND IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER OFFSHORE IN FRONT OF THE LIGHTHOUSE BY A DIVER. THIS WAS ONE OF A FEW FOUND IN A BUNDLE /STACK IN THE RIVER. THIS IS THE BEST ONE OF THE BUNCH THE REST ARE JUST RUST WITH A FEW FLECKS… (read more)