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ASHTRAY SOUVENIR FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE CAPETOWN CASTLE

DESCRIPTION -- Superb small ashtray from the vessel the Capetown Castle which is produced in a beautiful butterfly wing background design and is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]    

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Capetown Castle was a British passenger liner built by Harland & Wolff at Belfast for the Union-Castle Line's mail service from Southampton to South Africa.  The ship was launched on 23 September 1937 and was a slightly enlarged version of the Stirling Castle and Athlone Castle of 1936.  After the outbreak of World War II, in January 1940, the government introduced the Liner Requisition Scheme and Capetown Castle was taken up for conversion into a troop ship. 

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 [UCL] **)

Item: TT3327 BA233
Price
£22.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

LARGE HAND PAINTED BOWL FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Scarce to find beautiful hand painted bowl from the Union Castle Line which is bottom marked and is in an excellent condition, and is 8" (20cm) wide.  Unlikely to see another one. (click on the picture to see the detail on the inside of the bowl).
[ONLY 1 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.

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.  Many other different type of item 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 if we can help you to find those items. 
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Item: TT3264 BA230
Price
£55.00
UK Postage: £7.00
Europe Postage:£10.00
Elsewhere: £16.00

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

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir tea caddy spoon from the Union Castle Line vessel the Athlone Castle which is in a very good condition and shows the company emblem at the end (click on the picture to see a view of the company emblem and name).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]    

CONDITION --  Very Good

HISTORY -- The 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 also the sister of the Stirling Castle (2) and was launched by the Princess Alice, wife of the Earl of Athlone, a former Governor General of South Africa on 28th November 1935.

NOTES -- After many years, Travellers in Time still continue to deliver the same good service and reliability all over the world that customers have come to depend on.   Contact us at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries about items you are looking for. 
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Item: TT3204 BA228
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

PASSENGER LIST FROM THE UNION CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE ARMADALE CASTLE DATED 1924

DESCRIPTION -- Rare item from the Union Castle Line vessel the Armadale Castle which is a ship's passenger list dated 26th September 1924 and it is a superb find. This scarce item also shows information on the vessel and its voyage and it is in a very good condition for something this old. 
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]


CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Armadale Castle was requisitioned as an armed merchant cruiser in the Royal Navy 2 August 1914.  She was returned to commercial service in 1919. She was laid up at Netley in 1935, reprieved for one voyage, then scrapped in 1936 at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Ltd.
 

NOTES -- Travellers in Time continually list many unusual items on the website so if more information is wanted on any particular item, please contact us anytime via our email address sales@travellersintime.net for any maritime enquiries.
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Item: TT3371 BA234
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £2.00
Europe Postage:£4.00
Elsewhere: £6.00

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

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).
[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 -- 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.  If you cannot find the particular items 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. 
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Item: TT2977 BA219
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £12.00

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 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 -- 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.  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. 
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Item: TT2975 BA219
Price
£22.00
UK Postage: £7.00
Europe Postage:£9.00
Elsewhere: £14.00

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 types of item 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
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Item: TT2971 BA219
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

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 -- 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.  Having now been established for many successful 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. 
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Item: TT2927 BA217
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £7.00
Europe Postage:£9.00
Elsewhere: £14.00

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 -- 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.  Having been established now for successful many years, Travellers in Time continue to be 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. 
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Item: TT2913 BA217
Price
£35.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £14.00

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