TYPE: Artifact
DIMENSIONS: 3 inches high and 5 inches long (ship) 3 X 5 1/3 X 1 1/4 inches (box)
COMPONENTS: ship paperweight, original box of issue
NOTES: Very rare and original.
priceInfo: 794-801: 2130, 4000; 265, 500
ITEM ID: 1771

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Battleship Mikasa Paperweight

DATE
Decade: 1900s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) paperweight model of the Battleship Mikasa. The Mikasa was the flagship of Admiral Togo and was used at the Battle of Port Arthur and the Battle of the Yellow Sea. The ship has counterstamps on the bottom.