WWII “WORKING AT PEARL HARBOR” WINDOW CARD WITH LETTER FROM COMMANDANT OF NAVY YARD.
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00:00 AM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00:00 AM)
Auction #201 - Part I
Item numbers 1 through 1408 in auction 201
Two items. Window card is 5.25x7.25” with nice graphics on front with large star in center and silhouettes of Navy yard, palm trees and blimps in air. Reverse side has small attached American flag sticker. Comes with undated 8x10.5” printed letter on “U.S. Navy Yard Pearl Harbor Hawaii U.S.A.” letterhead with shipyard logo in center with text “We Keep Them Fit To Fight Pearl Harbor Navy Yard.” Letter was sent to parents of son who was a member of the civilian workforce at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard. Text includes “That Force Is Busily Engaged In The Repair Of Damaged Ships To The End That Our Navy May Never Want For Ships Or Material To Do Battle. Your Son Is Doing His Part To Make Victory Sure. We Are Proud To Have Him With Us. The Enclosure Is Sent To You In Order That You May Exhibit It As A Tribute To A Man Who Is Doing His Duty In Promoting The Mission Of This Navy Yard In Support Of The Pacific Fleet.” Printed signature of “William R. Furlong Rear Admiral, U.S. Commandant.” Letter has fold through center as mailed. Fine. Blank reverse side of card has bit of tanning. VF. Nice design and graphics.
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