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Walter Lampl Remember Pearl Harbor Patriot Pin

Item #DO131124



Measures 1 x 3". This important World War II artifact was created by Walter Lampl immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sold for $1.00 at department stores across America, 10% of the retail price was donated to the Honolulu Community Chest for the relief of victims of the attack. A gold-plated airplane flies across a blue enamel earth, headed west towards the glass faux pearl which represents Hawaii. Trailing behind the airplane are red, white, and blue enamel ribbons bearing the words REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR. Marked FOR AID TO THE HONOLULU COMMUNITY CHEST DES. PAT. APP. FOR BY LAMPL. The patent for this piece is Des. 131401, which can be seen on our jewelry design patent page. The patent was applied for on December 19, 1941 (just 12 days after the attack) and granted on February 10, 1942. Safety clasp holds well. Some wear to the red enameling. No damage to plating. This is a very important example of Sweetheart Jewelry, and a valuable piece of historical memorabilia. (SOLD)

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