Lot 241 A Pair of Attractively Wooden Mounted Brass Ship Gauges with Two Brass engraved plates affixed. "SS UNITIED STATES - HULL No 488 - BUILT BY NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK Co 1952" and "S.S UNITED STATES BRONZE GAUGES FROM THE ENGINE ROOM 1984" This ship was launched in 1952 as the world's fastest ocean liner and although now retired since 1969 still holds the speediest Trans-Atlantic voyage. Superb rare items.