An interesting piece of vintage USS New Jersey Memorabilia. This mahogany letter holder (?), features the USS New Jersey on one side in a nicely detailed relief surrounded by carved nautical rope. The other side has the following inscription:
USS New Jersey
Keel Laid 9-16-40
Lieu.'t. Com'd A.L. Dunning.
The wooden display piece measures approximately 10 1/8" wide by 5" tall by 2" deep. In very good vintage condition with some dings however no chips or cracks.