WWII Coin Silver & Gold Soldier Souvenir Ring from Manila, Philippine Islands. ARTIFACT: Nice, coin silver and gold filled soldier souvenir ring from Manila in the islands of the Philippines.
In 1945, the Battle of Manila known today as the one of the first and most fierce experiences of urban fighting in the Pacific Theater. The battle against grip of the Imperial Japanese Army resulted in total devastation.
The 37th Division managed to free nearly 1,000 prisoners of war abandoned by the Japanese. The city lost many government buildings and culturally relevant historical artifacts, as well as many lives. It is remembered today as a national tragedy and in February of 1995 the Shrine of Freedom was built and dedicated to the memory of those who fought and lost during the Battle.SIZE: Approximately size 10, 7/8" x 7/8". CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Coin silver, gold fill. ITEM NOTES: This is from a World War II collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.
CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): The ring shows moderate to heavy wear and is slightly misshapen, nearly all the gold fill details remain fully intact. GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original. The item "WWII Coin Silver & Gold Soldier Souvenir Ring from Manila, Philippine Islands" is in sale since Friday, August 12, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Other US WWII Original Items".
The seller is "flyingtigerantiques" and is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.