U.S. Navy Ridged
Foredeck/Anchor Bell
WW I & II Period

U.S. Navy  Bell  with Upper & Lower Bands WW I & II Era     Presented is a beautiful U.S. Navy Foredeck or Anchor bell.  Based on its design with the ridges, we date the bell to  the World War One (WW I) period. However, because it has the U.S N. engraved, we think it was […]

U.S. Navy Foredeck/Anchor Bell
from USS Owen (DD-536)

U.S. Navy Foredeck or Anchor Bell  From USS Owen – DD-536 Fletcher Class Destroyer   Dimensions: Overall Ht: 17 1/4″ Dia. T cROWN: 5 1/2″ Dia. at Base: 9 1/2″ Wood Stand: 14″ x 11″ Weight: 26 lbs Presented is a U.S. Navy Anchor or Foredeck Bell.  When we acquire these wonderful bells, we rarely […]

Life Ring from WW II Victory Ship
“Brandon Victory”

Life Ring from WW II Victory Ship “Brandon Victory”   Dimensions: Overall Dia.  30″         Width of Ring: 6 1/2″       Depth: 3 1/4″       Weight:  12 lbs. Presented is a bit of Naval Ship history in the form of a Life-Saving Ring off of one of the “Victory Ships” that […]

French Naval Boarding Cutlass
by Chatellerault Armory 1847

French Naval Boarding Cutlass with Scabbard by Chatellerault Armory 1847   Dimensions:        Blade Length:  26 1/2″″              Overall Length: 33″           Width of blade: 1 3/8″      Depth of blade: 5/8″    Presented is hard to find French Model 1833 naval boarding cutlass, known […]

U.S. Navy Silver Quarterdeck Bell
from USS Piedmont (AD-17)

U.S. Navy Quarterdeck Bell off the USS Piedmont (AD-17) Dimensions:  Ht 7″ Diameter at Base: 8″ Wt: 6 lbs, 3 oz.   Presented is the first of these Navy bells (Quarterdeck rather than Foredeck) that we’ve had the pleasure to offer. The former owner of the bell acquired it as the ship was being decommissioned […]

Lionel 4″ Navy Boat Compass

Lionel Corp. 4″ Small Boat Compass Ca 1940 Presented is an early, 1940 U.S. Navy boxed small boat compass by Lionel Corporation of New York.   The Lionel Corporation during WWII  suspended the manufacture of toy trains to join the war effort. This fine instrument is marked 4″ BOAT COMPASS /Mark I (N) No. 5342, 1940 […]

US Naval Full Dress Rig
Bicorn Hat, Belt and Epauletts

US Naval Officers Full Dress Rig Bicorn Hat, Belt and Epauletts         Presented is a beautiful Naval Bicorn hat, belt assembly, and pair of epaulets by Hillborn Hamburger, Inc. of New York.  They are in extraordinarily fine condition for their age. The Cocked Hat was worn by officers with full dress uniforms […]

U.S. Naval Officer’s
Model 1852 Dress Sword

U.S. NAVAL OFFICER’S Model 1852 Dress Sword With Belt Named to Birge Swift Thompson     DIMENSIONS: Blade: 11/16th inch wide, 1/8 inch thick, 32″ long Grip 5 3/4″ long. Length overall 37 3/4″   Scabbard 33″ Fuller 21″ x 7/16th“ Weight sword 2 Lbs 13 1/4 oz    CONDITION: The leather scabbard has been renewed, […]

US Navy Flare Gun by Sklar
of San Francisco WW II Period

Sklar Flare Gun – WW II Period   Presented is a Flare Gun by Sklar of  San Francisco  This is a WWII Design Sklar 37mm Flare pistol  The most common type of flare gun is a Very (sometimes spelled Verey), which was named after Edward Wilson Very (1847–1910), an American naval officer who developed and popularized a single-shot […]