Original USMA, United States Military Academy at West Point, GOLD 1926 Class Ring named to Lieutenant General Harry Purnell Storke. It has been tested as 14k gold and weighs 20.4 grams with a ruby stone. It was worn until the day he passed away and is well worn; The script inscription on the inside (Harry Purnell Storke, United States Military Academy) is very readable, but does not have any maker marks. It comes with a large color portrait of him wearing the exact ring on his pinky (in a matte frame 16 1/2" x 12 1/2", as well as the original box from Marlen Jeweler's, Westgate. This came from his grandson as the family was no longer interested.
Some of his career assignments:
Director of the Atomic Tests at Camp Desert Rock, NV.
Commander, II Corps Artillery, WWII
Commander 1st Inf. Div. Artillery
Commander USA Europe
Assistant Chief of staff G-4 Headquarters
Commanding Gen. 9th Infantry
Commanding Gen. Ft. Carson
Chief of Public Info. Office Secretary of the Army
Chief of Info. office of the Chief of Staff
Dep. of Army Headquarters I Corp Korea
Wear to the detail and logos consistent with age. The scale is depicted for reference to allow you to figure out the ring size. Returns will not be accepted for it not fitting. The piece is vintage and therefore may show signs of age, wear, or patina.