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Article about: Hey Guys, im currently in south america and while i was going through my grandpas cabinet i found this. He claims it came off a WWII Merchant ship but i need more varification. Thanks Ryan

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    Hey Guys, im currently in south america and while i was going through my grandpas cabinet i found this. He claims it came off a WWII Merchant ship but i need more varification.
    Thanks
    Ryan
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    Looks to fit the part the ones that I have seen are grey not sure why this is green possibly a repaint

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    Oh i oplogise its not green its just the light reflection from the sun cover that was over the back padio. Its all brass.
    Thanks
    Ryan

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    Ryan: It's a US Navy WWII 9S-53II-L Type J-1 Battle Lantern Like the one shown here. Dwight

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    Oh wow he was correct! Thank you so much dwight

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    Dwight beat me to it. I recognized it as a battle lantern. The newer ones are yellow plastic but still look almost the same.

    Thanks
    Burt
    Happiness is a belt fed weapon

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    My Grandpa was wondering how much this is currently worth because hes had it for almost 50 years.
    Thanks
    Ryan

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    If it works maybe 40 or 50 dollars

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    IMO I'm thinking about double that price in the US (retail). Anything nautical in this shape could easily get $100+or- a bit.

    Burt
    Happiness is a belt fed weapon

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    Oh ok thank you guys very much! He is very happy on finally knowing what it is!
    Thanks Again
    Ryan

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