IMPORTANT HISTORICAL 1941 US NAVY LIONEL SHIPS BINNACLE: 1941 Lionel ship's binnacle from the ''USS Reuben James'', Launched 1919 and met its fate when it was torpedoed October 31, 1941 near Iceland. Of the 159 men crew only 44 survived. Brass tag at observe, Type VII No. 1185 U.S. Navy. Compass still working. Approx. 57'' h x 33.5'' l x 17.25'' w. Provenance; purchased in 1992 from the estate of Admiral Chandler.
CONDITION: Wear consistent with age and use.