Great “Getting there is half the fun” era full color brochure for Cunard Tourist class. Lovely photos for both Queens, the Sylvania and the Mauretania. I had forgotten how colorful the tourist smoking room on the QE was … bight and beautiful with primary colors. The is even a photo of a laundry room onboard .. I think the washing machines were Hoovers! Like new condition. Not a very common brochure.
Wow! The brochure for the QM’s last voyage to Long Beach .. what a items for an end of an era! this was some event for sure she sailed away from Southampton on Halloween 1967 and was destined to arrive in Long Beach 39 days later. Sailing around Cape Horn must have been something to experience! Only about 8 pages ,, but filled with cruise info and of course photos and graphics! Not easy to find and in wonderful condition.
Lovely QM2 fact sheet … printed on board and handed out to passengers onboard. Covers ships stats and all sorts of onboard info. The left edge of this is packet does have a fold line.
Very nice Brochure and DP set for the Caronia’s last world cruise in 1967. The plan is color coded and printed on heavier newsprint paper. Lots of nice color photos and graphics in the brochure.. and excellent starboard profile of the Green Goddess printed on the glossy cover.
Very nice interior flyer for the Franconia, Scythia, Samaria and the little Ascania .. all serving the Canadian route This probably dates to the early 1950’s before the 4 ships were replaced. There is some scuffing to the covers and a tiny bit of seam separation… Note the lovely detail of the Canadian Maple leaf on the covers.
Great flyer for the Caronia’s NCC dated 6/28/1962. Cover her route , destination and rates. Starting in NYC she starts in Iceland and ends departing Southampton for NYC .. 45 days and 23 ports. Very nice clean condition … probably was never used.
Nice Cabin Class b/w plan of the Queen Elizabeth. super good b/w photos inside or her interiors..as well as a starboard view of the ship with and explanation of her newly installed stabilizers to “smooth her ride”. Nice condition .. probably was never used.
Nice b/w Cabin Class plan for the Canadian Sylvania. Looks like this is dated to February of 1963. Nice b/w interior photos and lovely profile of the ship. Great condition with a Van Nuys CA agency stamp.
Looks like the QE averaged 28.75 knots on her trip to NYC ( from Southampton via Cherbourg). Dated June 15th thru June 20th It was Commander DM MacLean in charge. Total Miles steamed was 3157.
Nice sent of cards that were sold onboard the hotel Queen Mary in Long Beach In the early 2000’s when I was there. The images are reprinted for the famous” comparisons” brochure. Contains 12 cards … these would look great framed!
Good passage rate folder for the 1963 season. This covers Cunard ships, and ships of the Donaldson liner as well. printed as number 1/63 and dated July 9,1962
Nice flyer for the 1967 season’s Atlantic sailings . Unknown to everyone, this would be the last year for the QM and she would sail off to retirement. Agency stamp on the cover and one little rip at a seam line. Also has an advert for Franconia cruises.
Great front and back cover photos of the mighty QE from a birds eye view. Typical wear and tear … the cover is a little scuffed along the edges. Filled with sailing and rates info … there were even some reduced fares.
Good booklet for the 1966 covering passage rates to and from Europe. The normal wear and tear … the cover is a little scuffed but the inside is almost pristine.
3 cool items for CY Tung’s Seawise University dream that was just not destined to happen … the ship burned to a crisp under suspicious circumstances. The first flyer advertises the ship and her amenities, the second covers her first ” Great Pacific Cruise and the last is a set of deck plans. The QE was hidden under a layer of her new owners colors and nameplate .. but she was still the British Queen. Like New condition
This seems to be dated to 1954 .. and covers general info for all passengers on all ships of the fleet from the mighty Queens all they was to the little Samaria and Scythia. Nice little blue “seahorse” graphics on the inside. In good condition with some age tonight and the prior owners name on the front cover.
Nice little passenger list for the mighty Elizabeth. Covering here Cabin Class passengers .. This list dates from 11/3/1955, she was on her way to NYC via Southampton and Cherbourg. Nice tipped in bow view of the ship on the cover page. This is in good condition with the expected scuffing and toning for age.
Cunard’s famous 50’s slogan ” Getting there is half the fun” ..,was a major success of 50’s travel advertising .. and here it is in Spanish! This describes all the shipboard activities and amenities .. on your trip to Neuva York! Nice mostly color photos and graphics.
Just gorgeous First Class Deck plan for the lovely Canadian. OUTSTANDING color coded plans and interior photos. Brand new excellent condition .. looks like it was never opened. If you love this ship .. this is a must have!
Nice black and white deck plan for the Caronia’s Cabin Class passengers. She did help out on the Atlantic shuttle when she was not on one of her many amazing cruises. This probably dates form the mid-50s .. it is in excellent like new condition. There are some nice B&W interior photos. LA Travel agency stamp on the rear cover.
Nice log card for the QM dated September 4-9 1957. She was headed out of NYC via Cherbourg to Southampton. Great speed 29.29 knots is 4 days 11 hours. GHG Morris was in command. great condition
Super nice item… Cunard only did these for the Queen’s … First class voyage portfolios. The hardcover has a blue and metallic Cunard lion crest and the ships names in blue and metallic accents. The first 2 pages show the Turner Starboard profile and the queen’s vital statistics. The remaining pages cover the ships interiors … mostly in color photos … but there are some b&w photos as well. Pages are also decorated with multiple gorgeous renderings of folks enjoying life onboard. The last page was meant for autographs and there is a pocket on the back cover for voyage mo-mentos .. menus, programs etc. These were very nice souvenir items indeed. The prior owners name (Rita Kahn) is written inside and there are several autographs on the corresponding page. Very nice condition with minimal but appropriate wear for its age.
Great Giant post card for the lovely Queen Mary. The reverse side has all the ships vital stats … the the Starboard profile is impressive. good condition .. the edges the the card do have some minor bumps.
Cunard’s famous 50’s slogan ” Getting there is half the fun” ..,was a major success of 50’s travel advertising. Great little brochure printer on heavy textured stock .. this describes all the shipboard activities and amenities.. Looks like this dates to March 1952.
Great letter card for everyone’s favorite … The Queen Mary. A favorite image too … Turners masterpiece with her slicing through the waves. Excellent condition