1917 Print American Navy Net German U-Boat Catching WWI ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1917 2-page halftone print set of the United States manufacturing of nets to catch German U-boats during World War I. The images are from the country's Atlantic ocean ports, and these nets are made of non-rustable wire cable.


This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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