Teak Wood Cribbage Board Made From Deck Of Battleship Arizona Sunk Pearl Harbor
Teak Wood Cribbage Board Made From Deck Of Battleship Arizona Sunk Pearl Harbor. We Acquired This Item At An Estate In Delta Colorado In 2016, Unfortunately There Were No Relatives To Relate The Story Of This Historic Piece. A Quick Search And We Found A Blog Posted Relating To The Teak Wood Deck Of The Arizona, Below Is Part Of That Blog. The Board Measures About 10 1/2″ x 1″ x 2. This Was Most Likely Made In A Similar Fashion As The Story Of The Item Below. John Henry Thomas was a Marine who served in the Pacific during World War II, but never fired a shot in battle. The Navy was clearing the debris from around the sunken battleship in preparation for turning it into a war memorial. A group of us Marines were standing there watching when they pulled up a bunch of the ships deck planking. I took a couple of pieces of teak decking and turned one of the pieces into a jewelry box for my wife. It was wonderful wood to work, he said. I worked after hours at night to make the box I inlaid with a gold border on the top. When I finished the box I mounted a brass Marine emblem on the top………………. The item “Teak Wood Cribbage Board Made From Deck Of Battleship Arizona Sunk Pearl Harbor” is in sale since Saturday, February 25, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Other US WWII Original Items”. The seller is “theworldunhinged” and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.