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SET OF UNUSED AND UNOPENED PLAYING CARDS FROM THE BLUE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION -- This item is as new, unopened and unused and is a souvenir set of playing cards from the Blue Star Line shipping company, and date from the 1960’s.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Unused

HISTORY
-- The Blue Star Line company was formally registered on 28th July 1911 and the first ships were registered with Lloyds Register of Shipping between 1912-1913. Prior to World War I, seven refrigerated ships sailed under the Blue Star Line banner, carrying eggs and other perishables to England from China. By the First World War it had 12 vessels, all their names starting with Brodafter Evelene Brodstone. A considerable profit was made over these years with the carriage of beef to supply the allied armies in France. It was for these services that William Vestey was honoured with a baronetcy. It was not until 1920 that the familiar "Stars" began to appear the first being the Albion Star.

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: TT2898 BA217
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £7.00

SET OF UNUSED AND UNOPENED PLAYING CARDS FROM THE BLUE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION -- This item is as new, unopened and unused and is a souvenir set of playing cards from the Blue Star Line shipping company, and date from the 1960's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Unused

HISTORY
-- The Blue Star Line company was formally registered on 28th July 1911 and the first ships were registered with Lloyds Register of Shipping between 1912-1913. Prior to World War I, seven refrigerated ships sailed under the Blue Star Line banner, carrying eggs and other perishables to England from China. By the First World War it had 12 vessels, all their names starting with Brod after Evelene Brodstone. It was not until 1920 that the familiar "Stars" began to appear the first being the Albion Star.

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: TT2878 BA215
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £7.00

LARGE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE ULSTER STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- Large colour photograph of the Blue Star Line vessel the Ulster Star and shows the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- The Company has its origins in Liverpool, with the Vestey family developing a butchery business. They were one of the first businesses to introduce refrigeration into their shops. Previously butchers had to sell off meat at reduced prices on Saturday, the shops being closed on a Sunday. From this developed a business importing meat from South America.

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-B)

Item: TT2651 BA208
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LAPEL PIN BADGE FROM THE BURNS AND LAIRDS LINE VESSEL THE MV LION

DESCRIPTION -- Lapel pin badge from the vessel MV Lion from the shipping company the Burns and Lairds Line.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]   

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- MV Lion was a twin-screw motor vessel, built by Cammell Laird of Birkenhead, UK in 1967 as a passenger and roll-on roll-off car ferry for the Irish Channel service.

NOTES
-- Over many years now Travellers in Time has listed a great deal of unusual items on the website. For information on any of these or any other interested items, we can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries, and any items you are looking for.  (SCode-S)

Item: TT2936 BA218
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£3.00
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE ARGENTINA STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- From the Blue Star Line this is an early colour picture of the vessel Argentina Star and shows the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[HAVE 2 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- The Blue Star Line was a British passenger and cargo shipping company formed in 1911, and in operation until 1998. Blue Star Line was formed as an initiative by the Vestey Brothers, a Liverpool-based butchers company, who had founded the Union Cold Storage Company to take advantage of refrigeration practices. They developed a large importation business, shipping frozen meat from South America to Britain, initially from Argentina on ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, and other shipping lines that called at South American ports.

NOTES -- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website please contact us at sales@travellersintime.net with your interest giving us details. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2584 BA207
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE B/W PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE TIMARU STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- From the Blue Star Line this is an early B/W picture of the vessel Timaru Star which shows the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- The Blue Star Line was a British passenger and cargo shipping company formed in 1911, and in operation until 1998. Blue Star Line was formed as an initiative by the Vestey Brothers, a Liverpool-based butchers company, who had founded the Union Cold Storage Company to take advantage of refrigeration practices. They developed a large importation business, shipping frozen meat from South America to Britain, initially from Argentina on ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, and other shipping lines that called at South American ports.

NOTES -- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website please contact us at sales@travellersintime.net with your interest giving us details. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2572 BA207
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE B/W PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE GEELONG STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- Large B/W photograph of the Blue Star Line vessel the Geelong Star showing the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- The Blue Star Line was originally founded by the Vestey family to carry eggs and other perishables from China. The company was formally registered on 28th July 1911 and the first ships were registered with Lloyds Register of Shipping between 1912-1913. Prior to World War I, seven refrigerated ships sailed under the Blue Star Line banner, carrying eggs and other perishables to England from China. By the First World War it had 12 vessels.

NOTES -- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website please contact us at sales@travellersintime.net with your interest giving us details. (SCode-B)

Item: TT2652 BA208
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE B/W PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE BRISBANE STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- Large B/W photograph from the Blue Star Line vessel the Brisbane Star which is as new and shows the vessel.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 11" (29cm) x 7" (18cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- MV Brisbane Star was a British refrigerated cargo liner. She was built by Cammell Laird and Co in 1936'37 as one of Blue Star Line's Imperial Star-class ships, designed to ship frozen meat from Australia and New Zealand to the United Kingdom. The ship served in the Second World War and is distinguished for her rôle in Operation Pedestal to relieve the siege of Malta in August 1942. She was owned by a succession of Blue Star-controlled companies until 1963, when she was sold to a Liberian-registered company who renamed her Enea. Later that same year she was scrapped in Japan.

NOTES -- Many different cruise lines and maritime companies are included on the Travellers in Time website. For information on any of these please email us at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any particular items you see listed. (SCode-B)

Item: TT2653 BA208
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE CANTERBURY STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- Large size colour photograph of the Blue Star line vessel the Canterbury Star which shows the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The company was formally registered on 28th July 1911 and the first ships were registered with Lloyds Register of Shipping between 1912-1913. Prior to World War I, seven refrigerated ships sailed under the Blue Star Line banner, carrying eggs and other perishables to England from China.

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-B)

Item: TT2654 BA208
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

LARGE B/W PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BLUE STAR LINE VESSEL THE TIMARU STAR

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- From the Blue Star Line a B/W picture of the vessel Timaru Star which shows the ship at sea.  The photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and it is in a very good condition with the size of the photograph being 10" (25cm) x 8" (20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- As New/Unused

HISTORY -- The Blue Star Line was a British passenger and cargo shipping company formed in 1911, and in operation until 1998. Blue Star Line was formed as an initiative by the Vestey Brothers, a Liverpool-based butchers company, who had founded the Union Cold Storage Company to take advantage of refrigeration practices. They developed a large importation business, shipping frozen meat from South America to Britain, initially from Argentina on ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, and other shipping lines that called at South American ports.

NOTES -- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website please contact us at sales@travellersintime.net with your interest giving us details. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2655 BA208
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £2.50
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

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