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    What the Navy is Doing Lot (Lot of 10) This lot includes 10 posters that feature news about the United States Navy. They are small posters which were printed with a small newsworthy story about the U.S. Navy and several pictures. They were used to promote recruitment and as well as morale and patriotic spirit at home. The posters included are: "The Navy That Flies," "And Home Comes the Soldier," "The Navy Brings 'Em Back Too," "Converted Yacht Makes Huns Surrender" x 3, "To The Glory of Our Destroyers," "Heroes of the Deep," and "The King Says We Are OK." All posters measure 14"x 17" and are unsigned. Each of these posters tells of some glory of the U.S. Navy, for instance, the "Converted Yacht Makes Huns Surrender" poster, relays an amazing story about a ship that was once a pleasure yacht called the Venetia. The ship was then taken into the Navy and became part of the "Suicide Fleet" and was credited with damaging the U-39, which was so disabled and damaged it was forced to seek refuge and shelter in Cartagena Harbor. Stories like these were used to attract more sailors and to bolster hopes at home! A fantastic lot of Navy accomplishments, get them today!

    Condition-The Navy That Flies-Good; all four corners are torn off from tape being applied, adhesive stain on center of image, tape still present on several corners. Photographs and colors look great still. And Home Comes the Soldier-Fine; poster is yellowing slightly but it is the glaze placed over the paper not the paper itself. Converted Yacht #1-Superior; excellent! Converted Yacht #2-Fine; upper right corner is missing, poster is slightly dirty. Converted Yacht #3-Superior; some dirt stains on lower edge. To the Glory of Our Destroyers-Fair; long diagonal tear from upper left downwards into center has had masking tape applied to it to repair it, tape needs immediate removal. The corners are also torn and taped, tape needs immediate removal. The Navy Brings 'Em Back To-Good; dirt stains and residue on upper edge, all four corners torn from tape removal, tape still present on some corners and needs removal. Heroes of the Deep-Good; all four corners torn and damaged from adhesive, tape still present on some corners and needs immediate removal, left edge is badly torn and wrinkled, corners dirty. The King Says #1-Good; major tear on lower edge, dirt stains and residue, water damage stains on edges, normal wear on edges from rolling/storage. The King Says #2-Good; major/severe tear on top edge which extends into the photo, normal wear on edges from rolling/storage, glaze put over the photos is yellowing slightly.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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