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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 house flag.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- 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 groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website. Please email us at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you see listed for more information. (SCode-L)

Item: TT2800 BA213
Price
£22.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

SHIPS PLATE FROM THE BRITTANY FERRIES SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Dining plate from the Brittany Ferries shipping line and is 7" (19cm) wide and in a very good condition (click on picture to see a close up of company emblem).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Brittany Ferries is a French ferry company that runs ships between France and England, France and Ireland, France and Spain, and England and Spain.

NOTES -- Many other different items are also available 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. (SCode-S)

Item: TT2473 BA204
Price
£18.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

EARLY SOUVENIR DISH FROM THE PADDLE STEAMER THE WAVERLEY

DESCRIPTION -- From the paddle steamer The Waverley an item that is produced from its Scottish voyages and is a souvenir ashtray which 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 list many unusual items on the website. We can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries. (SCode-S)

Item: TT1913 BA176
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

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 -- P&O 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 -- Contact us at sales@travellersintime.net for all enquiries about maritme items of interest. (SCode-B)

Item: TT1432 BA152
Price
£8.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

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 different maritime groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website. Please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed. (SCode-0)

Item: TT1219 BA137
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.00
Elsewhere: £6.00

EARLY TOWNSEND THORESON SOUVENIR DECORATIVE DISH

DESCRIPTION -- Dating from the 1960's this is a superb souvenir ferry pin dish which is a scarce to find piece and has a picture of a ferry in the centre shown in full colour and the size is 6" x 4" (15cm x 11cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Townsend Thoresen was the name used to market the passenger and freight ferry services that were run by the subsidiary companies Townsend Brothers Ferries Ltd, Thoresen Car Ferries Ltd and the Atlantic Steam Navigation Company Ltd.  Townsend Brothers Ferries was set up in 1929 and in 1930 it started the first cross channel accompanied car service between Dover and Calais. Their first ship was a converted minesweeper. In 1951 this was replaced with a converted frigate, which was superseded by their first purpose built roll-on/roll-off passenger and vehicle ferry which entered service in 1962.

NOTES -- Travellers in Time list many unusual items on the website. We can always be ontacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries. (SCode-R)

Item: TT834 BA102
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

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