This book was a labor of love for Frank … and certainly one of his best. WFG’s Brother Frederick was the force behind the book … and Frank took on the project whole heartedly. The dust cover has some rips and tears buy the book itself is solid … a true classic!
Excellent Gin Rummy (my favorite adult card game) scorepad. Printed in deep blue and featuring the Lester Beal eagle.
Excellent sheet of writing paper for the Dollar Line PVB “535” type vessel. I rarely fins Dollar Line items … and this one is in excellent a stunner!
The best deck plan for the ship as it covers all 3 classes and is printed in full vibrant color. This particular one is in like new excellent condition … grab it fast!
Great Caribbean brochure for the 4 new Santas: Magdelena, Marina, Maria, and Mercedes. Great brochure includes interior renderings, deck plans and cabin plans.
Great DP brochure for the African sisters ..Lovely colored plans with B/W interior photos.
Lovely early portrait postcard for the Santa sisters. Launched with a pretty ugly stovepipe funnel .. it was later replaced with a little improved more normal sized smokestack, Nice unused card .. several available.
3 great postcards for the Beautiful little SS America. 2 are unused and one is used.
Super large fold out deck plan brochure for the New Atlantic. Like new and dated March 1960 and stamped by the Pomona Travel agency … contact Charlotte Davis (no relation)
Super nice ochre colored deck plan booklet for the lovely sisters. Excellent condition dated Jan 1962.
Nice SSUS miniature deckplan … a old file copy for a long closed travel agency. Good condition with a small divot on the top of the fold line. Includes ship facts and figures.
Nice early set of SSUS Cabin class deck plans .. these probably date to the early 1950’s. USL deck plans in this time period were superb … very detailed including photos and filled with color. This particular plan is in excellent condition.
Excellent brochure for the ships and ports of the GWF ships …the “banana boats”. 31 pages about half dedicated to the ships and the other half the ports. These were great little American build ships.
Once of the best booklets ever done for the ship … and printed by her Builders, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. The graphics and information in this booklet are outstanding. The booklet includes the schedule for the trials as well ands may facts and figures of the new mighty liner. I’m sure WFG approved of the design. Lovely centerfold starboard profile.Great condition with a little cover blemish in the upper right
Excellent little Lester Beal Pre Maiden voyage brochure and its original envelope for the mighty SSUS. Beal was a premium American graphic artist in the 1950’s … and he did brochures and other designs for USL ( even designing the cabin soap wrappers). These brochures were used after the Maiden Voyage and through the mid 50’s. There is a hand written note on the back that says “what a ship” .. I could not agree more.
Excellent unused early Postcard for the palatial President Liners. Refurbished 535’s from WW1 formed the foundation of the Dollar fleets ATW and orient Services.
2 unused Postcards for the lovely Indy. Excellent condition.
Wonderful Operations key and fob from the SS United States …this one for the Engrs Testing Lab on D deck. Keys are quite common for the passenger cabins … not so much for the operations areas of the vessel. This key is in excellent condition..
Excellent set of menus spanning April 7th-April 10th, 1956. There are 3 Breakfast Menus (April 8,9,10) … 4 lunch Menus (April 7,8,9,10) and 4 Dinner menus (April 7,8,9,10). 3 of the dinner menus have a partial folding flap describing artwork found onboard the ship and the 4th is the Gala Night dinner menu. Nice full set in excellent condition.
Nicely done plans and in full color … these ships dint change much when they were sold by Matson to PFEL.
Lovely guidebook given out to passengers crossing on the Ss United States in April of 1956. Gorgeous embossed front cover … the rear cover is an advert for the SS America.
Super nice schedule for dated March 29th, 1928. Printed on slick nice paper
Lovely little fold out for the yearly service between Cape May, New Jersey and Lewes, Delaware
Nice flyer for the ancient SS Sabino … built in 1908. No date but I assume in the 1980’s.
Nice little for the 35 mile sightseeing tour of NYC and harbor on “America’s favorite boat ride”