Original Vintage Wwii Uss Balao Ss 285 Submarine Kill Battle Flag Usn
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Original Vintage Wwii Uss Balao Ss 285 Submarine Kill Battle Flag Usn:
Excellent estate find!! Authentic WWI USS BALAO SS-285 submarine battle/kill Flag!! Artwork done by Disney artist!
WWII USS Balao Submarine Multi-Colored ''Kill'' Flag. The USS Balao was the lead ship of the U.S. Navy's Balao-class submarines during WWII. It sailed for the Pacific Theater of Operations and joined the 7th Fleet at Brisbane, Australia, on July 10, 1943. It also was featured as the ''pink submarine'' in the 1959 movie ''Operation Petticoat'' co-starring Cary Grant and Tony Curtis. Flag is approx. 24''x37''. Includes information on the USS Balao. Condition is good featuring a large embroidered bumble bee in a sailor's cap on top of a submarine in center. Marked in ink on back ''USS Balao SS285''. Flag shows stains and discoloration but remains intact.