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Steam Valve, USS San Diego, #2010-75-35

A brass steam valve with a circular valve wheel at the top connected to a horizontal tube with two large nuts. The last large nut is screwed into a vertical fitting with two openings at each end.  In the middle of fitting is the number “2”  with the word “Patented” below followed by an etching of a flag pole and flag.  Inside the flag is the letters “200 / Excelesior”.  Below the flag is the date “Dec. 4 94”.
Title: USS San Diego Steam Valve, #2010-75-35
Caption: Stem Valve from a WWI-era ship, USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)
Description: This steam valve was recovered from WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6). In the middle is the number “2” with the word “Patented” below followed by an etching of a flag pole and flag. Inside the flag are the letters “200 / Excelesior” with a date “Dec. 4 94” below. On the other side, not seen in the picture, are the words “Made By The Kelly & Jones Co” with a unique symbol in the middle.
Accession #: 2010-75-35
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