LOOKS NICE its original has the inspector mark below the manf symbol
I don't know if it is coincidence or not, but that number is a Michigan-issued Social Security number.
I found a Holland, Michigan, address associated with the SSAN. [Of course I cannot release that sort of information. Besides, it might just be coincidental.]Search Results For SSN 367-07-2724
Database Record: 551955010
Issued in: MI
Correct number format: Yes
Phone Number: Available
Date of birth: Available
Background check: Available
Full Report: Available
It's not unusual to find social security and/or service numbers on war prizes. That way, it is always marked to him, made it harder for someone in the field to steal it. If you run down the address you may just find the G.I. who brought it back.
Thanks guys! Always nice to see that items may have a story!
WWII urban exploring: