Rather scarce item from the WWII – Korean War – Vietnam war era. Aluminum plaque diameter measures 6 3/4″, wooden shield piece is made from mahogany and measures about 10″ x 12. From wikipedia: USS Soley (DD-707), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer, was named for James R. Soley, who became Assistant Secretary of the Navy in 1899. Soley was responsible for the collection and publication of Union and Confederate Naval records. He is considered to be a naval historian. Finish on wooden shield is dry and thin, aluminum plaque has strong color and good paint. Please view all pictures. Encouraged and welcome, always happy to answer. To check out my other items! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Militaria (Date Unknown)\Navy”. The seller is “knoxantiques” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Japan, Canada.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Theme: Militaria
- Force: Navy