Swim Fin Key Ring used to advertise Churchill Swim Fins

Description (Brief):

Small green rubber swim fin on a metal keychain. Owen Churchill was the first to design and patent the swim fin and his were the only manufactured fins from 1940 to 1947. According to Churchill, they were used by the United States underwater demolition teams of the U.S. Navy and the British Admiralty during World War II.

Associated Person: Churchill, Owen

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: SwimmingLevel Of Sport: recreationalWeb Subject: Sports


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Credit Line: Owen T. Churchill

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0200.05Accession Number: 1983.0200Catalog Number: 1983.0200.05

Object Name: key ring

Physical Description: rubber (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 in; 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-13cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_667556

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