Lot 269 A Pair of Attractively Wooden Mounted Brass Ship Gauges with Two Brass engraved plates affixed. "SS UNITED 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#39s fastest ocean liner and although now retired since 1969 still holds the speediest Trans-Atlantic voyage. Superb rare items.