The Franconia did mostly Cruising in the 60’s … but she still did crossings as well. the ex-Ivernia she was given the name Franconia to harken the success of the Prewar beloved Franconia and the memory of her cruising record.
Excellent QE CC deck plan … not as expensive as first class .. but certainly more luxury than Tourist Class. A lovely way to travel on the magnificent Flagship. Dated 1/66
Lovely Plan for the Caronia’s cabin class …. really was interchangeable with her most of her First Class accommodations . CC was for the more economical cruise traveler … and also needed for the High season of transatlantic. great condition with some BW photos. dated 3/61
Nice “Diamond Jubilee” key chain celebrating the QM’s 60th anniversary of the maiden crossing … 1936-1996… Excellent condition.
Nice Keystone photo of the Q4 … which would later become the QE2, getting her rudder fitted.
Nice FC folio and portrait menu dated 7/30/1960. This ultimate souvenir with lovely color photos of the ships interiors was given to a child onboard whose name in inscribed in a few places. The covers do show some wear and discoloration which is typical of these items, priced accordingly.
Nice FC folio and portrait menu dated 7/30/1960. This ultimate souvenir was given to a child onboard whose name in inscribed in a few places. The covers do show some wear and discoloration which is typical of these items, priced accordingly. The H on the cover has been penciled in… a mystery?
Nice box containing 24 refrigerator magnets purchased on the Hotel QM with a travel ..baggage tag theme.
Nice gold colored tie clip of the QM’s starboard profile
Nice silver colored tie clip of the QM’s starboard profile
Nice ceramic souvenir bell for the QM and the Spruce Goose … dated to the mid 1980’s, excellent condition and nice ring!
Excellent view of the QM participating in her last Cowes week and is shown among the many sailing yachts. A tug man’s strike in Southampton is also mentioned.
The culinary delights for this menu dated April 6th 1938 were sumptuous .. there were over 15 courses and sections to choose from … I would have just dove into the sweets and desserts and skipped the rest. The “block print” of the Galleon on the cover is well done in browns, reds and ochers.
A very nice post war fold out for Cunard’s First class only Media and Parthia. The lovely full color interior phots are accentuated by bronze-copper details in the like new and excellent foldout. By the early 1960’s both ships would be sold off to start new lives.
A very nice post war fold out for the WSL Britannic … she would end up being the last ship carrying the WSL colors and flag right up until her retirement. This folds out to stunning full color interior photos filled with amazing rooms of rich veneers and sultry fabrics and artworks. Alas, she was gone by the early 60’s after mechanical troubles.
Excellent unused baggage sticker showing a starboard forward view of the QE. Use on your modern luggage today to make it distinctive and easy to find.
Interesting Captains dinner menu for the Cunard Adventurer … not dated but certainly form the 1970’s. The covers are super nice sturdy cardboard stock and decorated with silver treasures of British craftmanship. Lovely right down to the silver tassel.
Nice sailings booklet for Cunard … also covering cruises and general information. The rear cover advertises the Caronia’s 1966 Great world cruise. NJ agency stamp on the rear side
Nice sailings booklet for Cunard … covering cruises and general information. The rear cover advertises a cruise to the magnificent Mediterranean and 4 cruises to Nassau .. and by the QE in Feb and March of 1964.
Nice sailings booklet for Cunard … also covering cruises and general information from late 1965 into 1966. The rear cover advertises % cruises by the Franconia, a 28 day Med cruise by the QM and an Easter cruise by the QE. There us a little chip out of the back corner ..otherwise mint.
Nice booklet covering the rates for Cunard to and from Europe for the year 1964. Pink covers with a few corner folds
Nice sailings booklet for Cunard … covering cruises and general information. The rear cover advertises 3 cruises to Nassau by the QE.
Nice sailings booklet for Cunard … covering cruises and general information. A little blemish to the cover and an PA agency stamp on the back.
Nice booklet covering the rates for Cunard, CWS and Donaldson. Has some edge scuffs and a little writing.
Nice large flyer for Cunard cruises starting in late 1965 and running into 1966. Covers cruises for the QE and QM, Caronia, Franconia, Carmania, Sylvania and Carinthia. Great flyer in excellent condition.