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    USRCS Cordova : Cigarette Case Presented For Rescuing Survivors of USRCS Tahoma .
    Sterling Silver cigarette case presented to D.C. Dames of the USRCS Cordova for rescuing survivors of the USRCS Tahoma after the she hit a reef in the Aleutians on September 20, 1914. The Cordova and Geodetic survey ship Carlisle P. Patterson picked up the survivors who managed to get into the life boats.

    The case, which measures 3 1/8" x 4 3/8", is inscribed "Presented to D.C. Dames By the officers and men of the United States Revenue Cutter Service. In appreciate of the rescue of the survivors of the Revenue Cutter Tahoma wrecked off the Aleutian Islands Sept. 20th, 1914".

    The case has some overall light wear, but still opens and closes perfectly.


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