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Posted 2 years ago

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This bracelet belonged to my great grand uncle, my great grandfather's brother, William L. Poulton. He was in the Navy during WWII, he dropped out of high school to join.
This looks incredibly small, I don't know how he could've worn it, maybe the chain isn't at the length it used to be. It does say "Sterling" on the back. Is there any historical value to this, or is it entirely with the sterling silver? Obviously it's never going to be sold, WAY too much sentimental value.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Nice-- I really like WW2 ID bracelets! It looks as though it has lost a few links and a interlocking ring on the left side (as pictured in photos #1 and #3).

    It does have historical value and collectability that extends beyond "silver melt". I collect this type of item (I have several posted on here) and find that I do have competition when trying to buy.

    Take the time to attach a note with what you know about the original owner so it is not lost to future generations.

    Thanks for sharing,

    scott
  2. antiquesareamazing antiquesareamazing, 2 years ago
    Indeed, that is my uncle! I have some of the papers, photos and this bracelet from his time in the Navy.
  3. antiquesareamazing antiquesareamazing, 2 years ago
    May I ask from your experience, what these are worth/sell for? I'm just curious of the monetary value.
  4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 12 months ago
    What an amazing piece. I love it.

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