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    Posted 10 years ago

    scottvez
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    This small desk lamp is made from a 1941 dated shell ( with another shell (40mm) on top to simulate a candle. The small shell branch handle completes the lamp.

    The base of the lamp has been engraved with "New Guinea, 1944". This style of engraving is typical of the Pacific theater. I have seen the same style on Australian Floren coin jewelry, letter openers, cuff bracelets, and shells. Most likely this is a product of a USN shipboard or CB shop.

    Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

    scott

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks david.

      scott
    2. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks ky!

      scott
    3. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks for looking official.

      scott
    4. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks again vetraio and p...!

      scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks for looking petey!

      scott
    6. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks for looking aeon!

      scott
    7. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks pickr and tom.

      scott

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