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    A Five-Piece Group of Various Militaria including USS Arizona Relics
    48 inches high x 72 inches wide (121.9 x 182.9 cm) (largest, flag)

    PROVENANCE:
    Bonhams, World War II: The Pacific Theatre, 22 February 2013, Lot 5 (in part)

    Property from the Estate of Charles Schalebaum

    Lot comprising:
    Iron fragment of the superstructure from the USS Arizona as recovered by the Navy League Hilo Council, May 1996, with COA signed by Michael Free, Commander, Supply Corps, USN;
    Early 20th century bosun's whistle with support plate scratched USS Arizona 1931;
    A 10K gold pin in the form of a shield with enamel inlay for the U.S.S. Arizona (unmarked, but tested);
    Safe conduct propaganda pass reading in part The German soldier who carries this safe conduct is using it as a sign of his genuine wish to give himself up. He is to be disarmed, to be well looked after, to receive food and medical attention as required, and is to be removed from the danger zone as soon as possible;
    Two vintage 50-star flags;
    One vintage 48-star flag.


    Condition Report*: Flags in poor condition with tearing/staining/losses, pass with crease line, whistle with errant dents to orb, fragment as found, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    22nd-25th Friday-Monday
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