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    Post  warspoils on Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:49 pm

    Hi I found a brass plaque, 180mm x 105mm with details of a type 21 u boat, U3008, it appears to be from a boat that surendered to the Americans at the end of the war, they did some evaluation studies and after a couple of years used it for target practice and sunk it, it was then raised and sold for scrap, any thoughts on the plaque
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    Post  merriman on Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:49 pm

    If that's the original commissioning plaque, it's solid gold in some circles. I hope you're getting some professional appraising.

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    Post  warspoils on Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:58 am

    Many thanks David, any idea who would know
    Regards Jeff
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    Post  merriman on Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:57 pm

    warspoils wrote:Many thanks David, any idea who would know
    Regards Jeff

    The Internet is your fiend. Look up 'auction house', 'antiquity broker', 'appraiser', etc.

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    Post  warspoils on Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:04 pm

    Thanks David, I have sent some photos of the plaque to the German U Boot museum
    Regards Jeff

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