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VERY RARE TO FIND UNION CASTLE LINE SHIPS CABIN ’GAZUNDER’ IN ORIGINAL BOX

DESCRIPTION -- From the Union Castle Line shipping company this is a very rare to find cabin ‘Gazunder’ with the original storage box.  This ever so rare to find item is in a very good condition and shows on the bottom the Union Castle Line name and the makers mark Ashworth Bros.  First of these to be found with original storage box and is in a fantastic condition and ever so rare find (click on the picture for a closer view of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE] [Will consider very near offer]

CONDITION
-- Good

HISTORY
-- The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977. It was formed from the merger of the Union Line and Castle Shipping Line.  It merged with Bullard King and Clan Line in 1956 to form British & Commonwealth Shipping, and then with South African Marine Corporation (commonly referred to as SAF-Marine) in 1973 to create International Liner Services, but maintained its separate identity throughout. Its shipping operations ceased in 1977.

NOTES
-- If you have any enquiries about particular maritime items of interest that you are looking for, please contact us at sales@travellersintime.net to see if we can help or may have in stock.  (SCode-Nx5)

Item: TT3038 BA221
Price
£149.00
UK Postage: £12.00
Europe Postage:£16.00
Elsewhere: £22.00

SUGAR BOWL IN DECORATIVE COMPANY PATTERN FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE

DESCRIPTION -- Sugar Bowl from the Union Castle Line in beautiful floral pattern which is bottom marked showing the company name and is in an excellent condition, with the size being 4" (10cm) (click on the picture to see a close up of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Excellent

HISTORY
-- Union-Castle Line, famed for its lavender hulled liners that ran on a clockwork timetable between Southampton and South Africa, began as two separate companies: Union Line and Castle Line.

NOTES
-- You can email Travellers in Time at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries about items on the website that you may wish to purchase, or if we perhaps have anything similar for sale.  (SCode-T)

Item: TT2980 BA219
Price
£13.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

SIDE PLATE IN DECORATIVE COMPANY PATTERN FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE

DESCRIPTION -- Rare find of a dining side plate from the Union Castle Line in beautiful floral pattern which is bottom marked showing the company name and is in an excellent condition, with the size being 6½" (17cm)  (click on the picture to see a close up of the company logo).
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Excellent

HISTORY
-- The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977. It was formed from the merger of the Union Line and Castle Shipping Line.  It merged with Bullard King and Clan Line in 1956 to form British & Commonwealth Shipping, and then with South African Marine Corporation (commonly referred to as SAF-Marine) in 1973 to create International Liner Services, but maintained its separate identity throughout. Its shipping operations ceased in 1977.

NOTES
-- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website, please contact us with your inquiry at sales@travellersintime.net and we will see if we have it in stock for you amongst the many items which are not yet on the website.  (SCode-P)

Item: TT2977 BA219
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

UNION CASTLE LINE FRUIT BOWL FROM THE 1950’s

DESCRIPTION -- An as used in service fruit bowl from the Union Castle Line which is produced on a glazed base and in a very good condition.  It is bottom marked with the makers name and the Union Castle name with the size being 8" (20cm) wide and dates from the early 1950’s (click on the picture to see a close up of the bottom of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping linethat operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977. It was formed from the merger of the Union Line and Castle Shipping Line.

NOTES
-- You can email Travellers in Time at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries about items on the website that you may wish to purchase, or if we perhaps have anything similar for sale.  (SCode-M)

Item: TT2975 BA219
Price
£22.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £12.00

UNOPENED AND UNUSED UNION CASTLE LINE PLAYING CARDS FROM THE VESSEL THE ATHLONE CASTLE

DESCRIPTION -- From the Union Castle Line vessel the RMMV Athlone Castle this is a set of unused and unopened souvenir playing cards.  They are a very rare find and date from the 1950’s.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]   

CONDITION -- Unused

HISTORY -- The vessel RMMV Athlone Castle was built in 1936 by Harland & Wolff at Belfast with a tonnage of 25564grt, a length of 696ft, a beam of 82ft 5in and a service speed of 20 knots.  She was the sister of the Stirling Castle and she was launched by Princess Alice wife of the Earl of Athlone who was a former Governor General of South Africa on the 28th November 1935. The vessel remained in service until 1963.

NOTES -- Many other similar items are also available from Travellers in Time and are listed on the website. Several different categories full of items are available to view and a search facility to enable you to easily find any items.  If further information is required please contact us with your interested subject and questions at sales@travellersintime.net.  (SCode-S)

Item: TT2971 BA219
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £7.00

VERY EARLY 1920’S DESIGN CAKE STAND FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE

DESCRIPTION -- As used on board ship cake stand from the union Castle Line. Dating from the 1920’s the item shows a decorative patterned edge which was one of the early designs and is bottom marked with company and makers mark.  A great find and in a great condition with the size being 8¾"(22cm) wide (click on the picture to see a close up of the bottom markings). 
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]   

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The Union Line was founded in 1853 as the Southampton Steam Shipping Company to transport coal from South Wales to Southampton. It was renamed the Union Steam Collier Company and then the Union Steamship Company. In 1857, renamed the Union Line, it won a contract to carry mail to South Africa, mainly the Cape Colony.  It later became the Union Castle Line.

NOTES
-- Having now been established for many years, the Travellers in Time website is continually run as a hobby by us and not as a business, and has attracted customers from all over the world in places such as the UK, Europe, America, and Australia.  We are available at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any items you may be looking for.  (SCode-M)

Item: TT2927 BA217
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

CUP & SAUCER IN DECORATIVE COMPANY PATTERN FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE

DESCRIPTION -- Cup & saucer from the Union Castle Line in beautiful floral pattern which is bottom marked showing the company name and is in an excellent condition (click on the picture to see a close up of the bottom of the item).  
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Excellent

HISTORY
-- The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977. It was formed from the merger of the Union Line and Castle Shipping Line. It merged with Bullard King and Clan Line in 1956 to form British & Commonwealth Shipping, and then with South African Marine Corporation (commonly referred to as SAF-Marine) in 1973 to create International Liner Services, but maintained its separate identity throughout. Its shipping operations ceased in 1977.

NOTES
-- Many other similar items are also available from Travellers in Time and are listed on the website. Several different categories full of items are available to view and a search facility to enable you to easily find any items.  If further information is required please contact us with your interested subject and questions at sales@travellersintime.net.  (SCode-S)

Item: TT2924 BA217
Price
£17.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

TURN OF THE CENTURY UNION CASTLE LINE FRUIT BOWL/STAND FROM THE EARLY 1900’s

DESCRIPTION -- Early 1900’s as used in service fruit bowl from the Union Castle Line.  It is produced on a raised base and in a very good condition with the size being 10" (25cm) wide.  This item is a very rare find (click on the picture to see a close up of the pattern on the top).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY
-- The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977. It was formed from the merger of the Union Line and Castle Shipping Line.

NOTES
-- Having been established now for over 16 years, Travellers in Time are run by two people as a hobby and not a business, and believe that a more personal service is achieved this way.  We can be reached at sales@travellersintime.net for any enquiries on items from the website or items you are looking for.  (SCode-N)

Item: TT2913 BA217
Price
£35.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

TEA CADDY SPOON FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE ATHLONE CASTLE

DESCRIPTION -- From the Union Castle Line this item is a Tea Caddy spoon souvenir from the vessel the Athlone Castle.  It is in a very good condition and shows at the top the company houseflag and name and dates from the 1950's (click on the picture to see a view of the houseflag).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]    

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The RMMV Athlone Castle was a passenger ship built by Harland and Wolff and launched on the 28th November 1935.  It was completed on the 13th May 1936 with its maiden voyage being on the 22nd May 1936 and scrapped in 1965.

NOTES -- Many different and varied maritime shipping groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website, with hundreds of items in each. For more information please email us at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you see listed.(SCode-S)


Item: TT2872 BA215
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £2.00
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

SOLID SILVER NAPKIN RING FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE RMS WINDSOR CASTLE DATED 1930's

DESCRIPTION -- From the Union Castle Line vessel the RMS Windsor Castle this is a solid silver napkin ring.  It shows on the front the company houseflag and vessel's name and is in a very good condition dating from the 1930's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- RMS Windsor Castle was the largest passenger and cargo liner operated by the Union-Castle Line on its Cape Mail service between Britain and South Africa. Completed in 1960, the new Royal Mail Ship was notable for the high standard, if conservative, design of her public rooms in a "traditional" first class and "contemporary" tourist class configuration, which by clever arrangement, afforded both classes public rooms and open-deck areas facing forward and aft. The vessel was tragically sunk by an aerial torpedo on the 23rdMarch 1943.

NOTES
-- 1000's of other maritime items are available to buy on the website and many different cruise lines are covered. If you require more information on any of them contact us on sales@travellersintime.net (SCode-N)

Item: TT2847 BA214
Price
£39.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

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