Very well done “anatomy” book for the Lovely Queen Mary. Includes many elevations, cutaways and dissections of various parts of the ship as well as lovely sketches of public rooms and cabins. Somewhat hard to find and in great shape!
2 nice printed items done for the QM once she reached Long Beach/ The pictorial book is packed with short histories information photos and nostalgia. The comparisons is a reprint of the famous done at the time of her maiden voyage. Both items in excellent condition.
Great little fleet brochure done in the early 20;s to emphasize the lines history and resurgence after WW1. Lovely past (all the way back to Britannia) and present renderings of ships in the fleet .. Berengaria, Mauretania and Aquitania as well as the 20,000 tonners “A” liners that were then newbuilds. Really well done and in Excellent shape.
OUTSTANDING foldout brochure for the first ship of the Canadian Quartet. Lovely fold out of the awesome interiors!. Her and her sister Ivernia sparked some criticism for the Avant- guard deco over the top interiors .. so much that the last 2 sisters were toned down a bit internally. Personally, I thought they were just awesome. Love the Maple leaf details!
The best piece done for her in the 1930’s was this Gold covered brochure. No doubt the Cunard marketing was responding to all of the lavish advertising the French were putting out on the Normandie … the English were not to be outdone! This is filled with Color and BW pictures of interiors, artwork and lovely details. There is a particular emphasis on the multiple veneers used onboard. A fine piece, with some minor “tape” residue on the front gold cover.
No finer place for your cig butts than an beautiful ashtray bought onboard in the gift shop. Very good condition.
For Once in your life, Live!… was the Cunard Motto of the day. The ship would have been a decade old … and still pretty much have her original interiors. There are lots of great photos of those interiors in the brochure as well as deck plans and the lovely famous cutaway done for her! In great shape and very informative on her 26 crossings.
3 Nice issues as well an flyer and envelope. Love the 4 funnel logo!
There are 4 profiles sea trials, maiden arrival war service and a post war arrival in NYC and there are 11 interior shots that show views of the bridge, deck and interior rooms. I believe these are reprints of publicity photos of the beloved QM that were sold onboard the Hotel QM in Long Beach. Great views!
Great packet of 12 photos 9 interiors and 3 starboard profiles. Excellent condition and from her Pre WW2 days. Loved her domed dining salon!
Lovely CWS sailings and fares booklet dated August 1954. Outstanding QE1 graphics on the front and back cover… all done in Cunard red and black. Great shape!
SUPER DUPER RARE! This press kit includes 25 different pieces of ephemera dedicated the ships last cruise new life in Long Beach … as well as historical info put together to celebrate her retirement. Includes the passenger ticket (Acapluco to Long beach) Cocktail invite, several menus. renderings of the ship In Long beach, Several printed pieces press photos and so Much More!
Outstanding souvenir item .. as set of miniature fancy spoons. These appear to be silver and topped with and Obsidian like substance. These are still safely tucked in their velvet and satin case stamped in gold with the ship’s name. Excellent Condition a little discoloration to the velvet interior.
Great foldout featuring the Franconia, Samaria, Scythia and the little Ascania… all of which serviced the Canadian route post WW2. There are 9 color interior pictures inside (love the Ascania smoking room and Childrens playroom) as well as a great image of the Franconia featured in the center of the fold out. note the subtle maple leaves on the cover! great shape.
Lovely little snowflake pattern dishes … made by Ridgeway/Steelite. I always like this china pattern that was introduced with the QE2. Excellent condition. .
Excellent Cruise deck plan for the lovely Mauretania. Temporary issues and dated June 1950 this is in great condition. Includes Interior pictures as well as a large profile of the ship.
Great Tourist plan in wonderful shape. Nice and detailed with furniture layout and itesm like shuffleboard location. Toronto Ontario Agency Stamp.
Lovely souvenir ashtray for the might QE1. In great shape … even the gold is perfect.
Great brochure for the “Ship of Splendor” .. filled with wonderful interior photos. I have always loved the lantern like lights in the lounge. There is a chip out of the cover corner , but otherwise in good shape. A must have for the smallest of the WSL Post WW1 express trio.
Reception invite from Commodore Geoffrey Marr that took place in the lounge and mid ships bar on April 12th 1968. The QE was quickly sailing toward withdrawal from service … the Mary was already retired. 56 years earlier the Titanic was almost in mid Atlantic. In great shape with envelope.
Great mini plastic model kit for the magnificent QE2 . Tiny scale 1;1200.. but very detailed and begging to be assembled. Rumors continue to swirl that the ship will return to some use in Dubai.
Great passenger list for the Albertic … on her june 21st 1930 voyage form Canada to Liverpool. One of the last White start ships , she was in the fleet only about a decade before being scrapped. Lovely route map cover in color. Unusual to find things from this cute little ship.
3 items related to Titanic:
A 7C’s like cutaway brochure with photos, an 8.5 x11 postcard reprint … suitable for framing, and an exhibition flyer for the Titanic. Interesting items for a Titanic Collector.
Nice set of 6 reprinted Cunard fleet comparisons featuring the Aquitania , Berengaria and Mauretania. These were probably done by 7c’s press … made popular by the Titanic Historical Society in the later 70’s and 80’s. Great fleet drawing (includes Anchor line ships) and I love the “Mauretania” pulling power sheet as well. Berengaria at Yankee Stadium is fantastic!
pristine and early set of playing cards from the QE2 … excellent shape ands still in the plastic wrappers.