Lot# 2083 - Sales #3020-23

  • Lot# : 2083 US Navy Related Covers

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    USS HOUSTON Covers and Historical Memorabilia, interesting covers sent from this infamous ship that was sunk by Japanese gunfire in the Battle of Java Sea on Feb 28, 1942; lot includes eight covers mailed on the ship 1931-38 from some unusual places (Hong Kong, Tientsin, Old Providence Island, Cocos Island, Cartagena, San Juan, Honolulu); also includes original photographs and ppc's of the ship, including when it was bombarded by the Japanese; also included is the final roster of the crew, listing everyone on the ship that were either Killed or Missing, Wounded, captured and were in Japanese POW camps, VF lot.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold