CAPTAIN
George M. Baum

USS Helena and USS Arizona
Gun known to have been owned him.



MODEL

SERIAL

HISTORY

Colt Model 1911
45 ACP.
C180187

This gun was owned by Captain Baum who was captain of the Arizona from 1936 to 1938 and the Helena in 1920 . He retired in 1938 . He had also served as Naval Attaché to Germany and Peru. The gun has a pair of beautiful carved inscribed ivory grips . The Arizona was sunk on December 7th, 1941 at the attack at Pearl Harbor .
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