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Navy Bonbonniere

Article about: Nick's excellent article reminded me of this forgotten example. Any help on bottom translation is greatly appreciated. I assume owners name was scratched off.

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    Nick's excellent article reminded me of this forgotten example. Any help on bottom translation is greatly appreciated. I assume owners name was scratched off.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Navy Bonbonniere   Navy Bonbonniere  

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    Celebrating Completion (wording suggests building, rather than a ship), 2602

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    Thanks Nick

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    They were referring to some navy facility completed in 1942 (2602), which was also the heyday of the reversed writing direction movement, which is why it's postwar style writing. 

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    Good info. Thanks. Bought this many years ago

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