|There are two pictures showing a view of the (2) Ornate Navy Certificates in this lot.|
Most people who have served or are serving in the United States Navy will recognize these certificates. There are different ones issued to those Sailors who find themselves at different locations on the planet. They are colorful and have many nautical symbols, Usually there are ceremonies involved. These are printed on a stiff simulated parchment type paper. The first certificate has an embossed seal. It was issued by Captain W.N. Johnson from the U.S.S. JASON AR8 to a sailor named Fireman James F. Rose and it is dated October 18th, 1980. It is from the:
DOMAIN OF THE
RULER OF THE
The second certificate does not have a command seal, but it was issued by the same Captain, to the same Sailor, from the same ship as mentioned above. This one is dated February 25th, 1979. It is from the:
SACRED ORDER OF THE
The first one measures 13-7/8" x 10-7/8" and the second one measures 13-1/2" x 9". They are in very good condition with each having a center fold, some wrinkling, and some small edge tears.