2 Large Format Hand Made Posters for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1210, Flushing, N.Y. Including Original Mounted Photographs , Hand Lettered and with Representation of Commander Lieut. Cartwright Lane Circa 1940
(U.S. Coast Guard)

Flushing New York: F 2 stiff cardstock/boardstock posters; approximately 16" x 27"; with mounted actual photographs, handwritten titles, USCGA symbols and a professionally-executed caricature of "The Skipper"; 11 large photogrsphs include images of boats on security patrol, first aid training, disater team training, deep sea (dry suit) diving training, signalling with semaphore flags from 1210's operations tower, men being sworn in (with women clerks of the Women's Defense Cadets), rifle marksmanship training and more; probably put together for an exhibit or publicity campaign; some edge, tips wear and soiling to cardstock; no date or photographer, circa 1940; photographs in very good condition, well-taken, occasionally dramatic or humorous; The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary was established by Congress in 1939 to assist the Coast Guard in promoting boating safety. Members from all walks of life receive special training so that they may be a functional part of the Coast Guard; overall, very good condition and interesting Long Island U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary history. Very Good (Item ID: 16858)


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