A grand framed press photo dated 7/7/65 showing 8 liners at the docks in NYC. This was certainly the twilight of this era … within a decade many of these ships would be retired or sailing for second lives. The SS United States sleeps in Philadelphia harbor and the QM is currently being renovated in Long Beach harbor. The press photo is in good condition and is safely displayed under glass.
Lovely little paper matchbook with great 50’s/ 60’s graphics w/ Federico C’s silhouette.
AN exceptional double set of playing cards for Homeric. These are still wrapped in cellophane and come in the original box! … Love the Homeric Graphic on the deep blue background.
An oversized post card for the beautiful Conte Di Savoia … Probably my favorite interwar Italian Lady. There are “pin holes at the corner … someone lovingly had this lovely card tacked up so they could look at her all the time.
Interesting single baggage tag … actually marked “Atlantic Cruise Lines” … must have been some sort of short term Charter for the TS Carla C ( ex Flandre). Excellent condition.
A super model of a super ship … the Oceanic. The first real major ship designed for full time cruising … her plans changes while she was still being build. the model is in wonderful condition!
Excellent ceramic ashtray ..for 4 lines: Tirrenia, Italia, LLoyd Triestino and Adriatica. In great shape with a galleon of sorts in the bowl.
Great booklet covering the impressive Angelina Lauro. Filled with info, graphics photos and of course a nice fold out section of deck plans. Barely legible Delaware Agency stamp on the cover and a little corner rumple (should press flat under weight). Like New!
Nice tag from the Oceanic in great shape with a little browning around the edges. Nice string and unused condition.
A dancing pooch on the cover plays what looks to be a cello … hovering over an embossed Italian Line Logo. Inside is the list of the musical pieces performed on 18 August 1938. Some age spot and browning … really interesting!
Neat little Festi Equatorial program for a 1927 voyage on the “Green Count”. Crossing the equator was always a major event on any ship on such a voyage. Good Condition with some browning and minor blemishes.
Nice little music program for the Conte Grande .. for a voyage just months into WW2.The Conte Grande would survive WW2 and return to the Italians after hard war service. A little aged and interesting!
One of the best Intro brochures ever done … is this dramatic one for the Andrea Doria. This is filled with colorful interior renderings and lots of great info on the soon to be Italian Flagship. Her last voyage was certainly her most famous. This brochure is in excellent like new condition.
Great Rates document for the 1975 season. Lovely cover photo of either the Mike or Ralph with the Empire States Building in the background. Packed with fleet info. Excellent condition
Great interiors booklet for the lovely sisters that served the far east trade routes… Lovely photos and a great set of deck plans that fold out from the rear cover. There is even a First Class sample Menu. Interesting and in great condition.
Lovely interior photo booklet for the Pakistan and Far East sisters MS Asia and MS Victoria. Lovely modern Graphics on the cover with nautical flags and the rough outline of the twin sisters. Lots of interior and onboard photos of passengers enjoying themselves onboard. An interesting piece… marked file copy, it must have come from an agency.
Cleverly worded “Mediterranean Go Rounds” Fold Out covering he sunny voyages for the 1975 season. The Mike and Ralph would not be in service much longer at this point. Greta cover graphics and some photos inside. Excellent condition.
Nice sailing schedule for the 1975 season. Information content with beautiful rainbow bright cover graphics. Great condition with very minor wear.
The Colombo would have been the flagship at this point … the Andrea Doria was rusting on the bottom of the Atlantic and the Leonardo was still on the stocks. Excellent condition with a satiny rope holding the pages and cover together.
Great Green Glossy Augustus Deck Plan dated for April 1962. This folds out to be a double sided deck plan with a great Profile Drawing and Photo … but no interior photos.Greta shape with a little yellowing and a few minor age spots.
Great folding deck plan for the Vulcania … in great shape it includes lovely black and white interior photos and a lovely starboard profile. She aged very well from her late 1920s debut but didn’t have much time left in the Italian Line fleet in 1962. A few edge bumps and lines.
Excellent deck plan booklet for the newest Homes Liens ship … the SS Doric. Formerly named the Hanseatic … she started life at the Shalom. Great interior photos .. some of the artwork remaining form her life as Shalom. Like new condition.
Nice glossy fold out for the former Hanseatic …. when she joined the Homes Line fleet in late 1973. Excellent condition with a Larchmont, NY Agency stamp.
Excellent deck plan folder for the Angelina Lauro … lovely interior photos and color coded deck plans. She was a major dollar earner … until the day of the fire. Excellent condition … a little writing on the front.
Wonderful folder for the little Italia … such a cute intimate ship. The folder includes onboard photos and color coded deck plans … in like new condition. Dover, Delaware Agency Stamp.