Boxed set of 6 Chilean Navy (Armada) plates from year 1988. The brand is Florencia Made in Chile. This box set is an inscribed gift from the head of the Chilean Navy Admiral Jose T. Merino Castro to U. Navy Vice Admiral Diego Hernandez. Jose Toribio Merino was one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d’etat along with General Augusto Pinochet. He was part of the military government that ruled Chile from 1973 until 1990. He was also the President of the Government Junta of Chile, the de facto Vice-President of the country from March 11, 1981 until his resignation on March 8, 1990. Navy Vice Admiral Diego Hernandez was the first Hispanic American to be named Vice Commander of NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command). He passed away in 2017. The box dimensions are approx. 9.5 inches wide x 12 inches long x 9 inches height. Each plate is approx. 7.5 inches round. This is a rare piece of militaria and maritime collectible that features a very prominent and controversial figure in Chilean history and a prominent figure from the U. I have not cleaned anything. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Militaria (Date Unknown)\Navy”. The seller is “ferguson1″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Colombia, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian Federation.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Chile
- Theme: Militaria
- Type: Plates
- Force: Navy