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EARLY BOXED SOUVENIR BOTTLE OPENER FROM THE TOWNSEND THORESEN FERRIES COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Unused and as new bottle opener souvenir from the Townsend Thoresen ferry company which is boxed and an early souvenir.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]    

CONDITION -- Unused

HISTORY -- Townsend Thoresen eventually became P&O European Ferries and as a ferry company operated in the English Channel from 1987, and after the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster, Townsend Thoresen was then renamed P&O European Ferries, until 1999 when the Portsmouth Operations became P&O Portsmouth and the Dover Operations were merged with Stena Line AB to make P&O Stena Line.

NOTES -- Many other different types of maritime items are also available from Travellers in Time and are available on the website, so if you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with details of what you are interested in at sales@travellersintime.net.
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Item: TT3307 BA233
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

SOUVENIR CORKSCREW FROM THE VESSEL THE SS DUKE OF YORK

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir item from the old steam vessel the SS Duke of York from the British Rail Ferries which is a souvenir corkscrew and the size is 4" (11cm) long. It shows on it the company Houseflag and the name of the vessel and is in a very good condition and dated from the 1960's (click on the picture for a close up of one of the top of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Duke of York was a steamer passenger ship initially operated by the London Midland and Scottish Railway which saw service from 1935 to 1964.  She was renamed HMS Duke of Wellington for the duration of World War II.

NOTES -- Many different maritime groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT3200 BA228
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

MINI SOUVENIR BELL FROM THE VESSEL MV LION

DESCRIPTION -- This superb miniature bell is from the old vessel the MV Lion and is in a good condition dating from the 1960's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- MV Lion was a passenger ferry operated by P&O Ferries across the Irish Sea between 1968 and 1976, and across the English Channel until 1986.

NOTES -- Many other different types of maritime groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed as we may have them in stock. 
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Item: TT3035 BA221
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

MINI SOUVENIR BELL FROM THE VESSEL SS SARNIA

DESCRIPTION --This superb miniature bell is from the very old vessel the SS Sarnia and is in a good condition dating from the 1950's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- TSS Sarnia was a passenger vessel built for the London and South Western Railway in 1910. During the First World War, she served in the Royal Navy as the armed boarding steamer HMS Sarnia.  Sarnia was built by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, England, and launched on 9 July 1910. Propulsion was by two double ended marine boilers providing steam for a set of Parsons turbines driving three shafts. Passenger accommodations were for 186 first and 114 second class passengers supported by 48 crew.

NOTES -- Many other different maritime categories and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed as we may have them in stock. 
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Item: TT3032 BA221
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SOUVENIR TEA STRAINER FROM THE COAST LINES VESSEL THE TSS LADY KILLARNEY

DESCRIPTION -- Unused and as new souvenir from the vessel TSS Lady Killarney from the Coast Lines which is a souvenir tea Strainer, and shows at the top the name and company houseflag (click on the picture to see a close up of the houseflag).
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- New/Unused

HISTORY -- Coast Lines Ltd of Liverpool was formed by the merging of three companies in 1913, and was known initially by their joint names: Powell, Bacon and Hough Lines.  The name Coast Lines Ltd was adopted in 1917 when the company was taken over by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.  After the dissolution of the Royal Mail Group in 1931, Coast Lines became independent once more under the chairmanship of Sir Alfred Read (1871-1955), who had previously been a director.

NOTES -- Many different and varied maritime shipping lines and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website, so please email us at sales@travellersintime.net to ask for more information about any items you see listed for sale.
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Item: TT2800 BA213
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SQUARE GLASS TABLE SIDE DISH FROM THE DFDS SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Early glass dish from the shipping company the DFDS Line which is in a very good condition and is 4" (11.5cm) wide and original from the company dating from the 1960's.  This type of item would have been used on board the shipping line vessels and also purchased as a souvenir gift.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- DFDS Line is Northern Europe's largest shipping and logistics company. The company's name is an abbreviation of Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab (literally The United Steamship Company). DFDS was founded in 1866, when C.F. Tietgen merged the three biggest Danish steamship companies of that day.  Although DFDS has generally concentrated on freight and passenger traffic on the North Sea and to the Baltic Sea, it has also operated freight services to the USA, South America and the Mediterranean in the past. 

NOTES -- Many other different types of item are also available to purchase from Travellers in Time and are to be found on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net and we will get back to you as soon as we can. 
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Item: TT2359 BA199
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

EARLY SOUVENIR DISH FROM THE PADDLE STEAMER THE WAVERLEY

DESCRIPTION -- From the paddle steamer The Waverley this is an item that is produced from its Scottish voyages, which is a souvenir ashtray and is in a good condition with the size being 6" x 4" (15cm x 11cm) and shows on it the following inscription: The PS Waverley at Tarbert, Loch Fyne
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The PS Waverley is the last seagoing passenger carrying paddle steamer in the world. Built in 1946, she sailed from Craigendoran on the Firth of Clyde to Arrochar on Loch Long until 1973. Purchased by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, she has been restored to her 1947 appearance and now operates passenger excursions around the British coast. Since 2003, Waverley has been listed in the British National Register of Historic Ships core collection as 'a vessel of pre-eminent national importance'. She appeared in the 2011 film Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

NOTES -- Travellers in Time continually list many unusual items on the website so contact us anytime via our email sales@travellersintime.net for any maritime enquiries.
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Item: TT1913 BA176
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SOUVENIR POOLE CHINA P&O FERRIES DECORATIVE PLATE

DESCRIPTION -- Early collectable souvenir plate from the P&O Ferries shipping company, which is a Poole China piece of very good quality and the size is 6" (15cm) wide showing a superb colour picture on the front.
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The P&O Line had originally established ferry services in the United Kingdom in the late 1960s with services in the North Sea, these were later complemented with the acquisition of Coast Lines Ltd in 1971 and the establishment of cross channel ferry services. In the late 1970s P&O were affected by a reduction in traditional shipping activities, which saw the sale of a number of its businesses and assets. 

NOTES -- Due to very large increases in postage costs to America, the price shown will cover large items but may take up to but not more than 42 days to receive from despatch.  If items are wanted sooner a price on request can be given.  Contact us at sales@travellersintime.net for all enquiries about maritime items of interest.
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Item: TT1432 BA152
Price
£8.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

SET OF ORIGINAL PLAYING CARDS FROM THE TOWNSEND THORESEN COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Set of original souvenir playing cards from the Townsend Thoresen shipping company and are dated from around the 1960's and are in a great condition.
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- In 1987, the company Townsend-Thoresen was taken over by P&O Ferries, and this sale included the route and the 3 ships of the Rotterdam Europoort to Felixtowe service. Townsend-Thoresen originated from 1968, when the Townsend Car Ferries, a company owned by Monument Securities, merged with the Thorsesen Car Ferries Ltd. Although the combination was officially named European Ferries Ltd., the ships were marketed under the name of Townsend-Thoresen.

NOTES -- Many other different maritime shipping groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net and ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT1219 BA137
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

ORIGINAL GLASS CABIN DISH FROM THE AZNAR LINE COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- From the Aznar Line shipping company this is an original cabin dish and is an as used on board piece and is made of glass. It is from a vessel that used to call at the New Fresh Wharf in London and the size of the glass dish is 3" ( 9.5cm) square and it is considered a fairly rare find.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The Spanish company started out as Sota y Aznar but was renamed to Aznar Line in 1939. Aznar Line provided passenger and cargo services from Spain to South America, the USA and the Caribbean area. It also shipped fruit and vegetables to the UK from the Canary Islands. Many of the ships had "Monte" as the first part of the name. The company established a cruise cum ferry service between Southampton and Santander in 1974; the route was later serviced by Brittany Ferries. 

NOTES -- Travellers in Time list many unusual items on the website and if more information is required we can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries.
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Item: TT1104 BA125
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

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