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RMS QUEEN MARY TERMINAL SET MADE FOR CHILDREN 1950/60

DESCRIPTION -- Original 1:1200 scale by Hornby this is a children's RMS Queen Mary Ocean Terminal set which is complete and virtually unused and dates from the 1950's/60's.  The diecast metal parts can be made up in different ways and includes a scale model of the RMS Queen Mary.  Box showing a few signs of wear but the rest is in an immaculate almost untouched condition, and unlikely to find another available for sale (click on the picture for another view).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- After several years of decreased profits for Cunard Line, Queen Mary was officially retired from service in 1967. She left Southampton for the last time on 31 October 1967 and sailed to the port of Long Beach, California, United States, where she remains permanently moored. Much of the machinery, including one of the two engine rooms, three of the four propellers, and all of the boilers, were removed. The ship serves as a tourist attraction featuring restaurants, a museum, and a hotel. The ship is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has accepted the Queen Mary as part of the Historic Hotels of 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-NNS)

Item: TT2858 BA215
Price
£65.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

SOUVENIR CUNARD LINE BAKELITE ASHTRAY

DESCRIPTION -- From the Cunard Line this is a souvenir ashtray made of Bakelite material and is in an as new condition dating from the 1930's/40's and shows the words Cunard Line in the centre with the size as 6" (15cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
- As new/Unused

HISTORY
-- Cunard Line was the only company to continue regular transatlantic ocean crossings by liners after the 1970s.  The French Line, Italian Line, the United States Line had gone out of business.  Swedish America Line, Holland America Line along with Home Lines continued but only operating cruise ships.  Liner service between New York and Europe was only offered by Cunard.   The QE2 made numerous crossings into the 21st Century - making Cunard Line the only way to cross the pond and continuing the tradition of "getting there is half the fun."

NOTES
-- Many different and varied maritime shipping groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website. Please email us at sales@travellersintime.netto ask about any items you see listed for more information. (SCode-N)

Item: TT2854 BA214
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£5.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

LAPEL PIN FROM THE CUNARD LINE VESSEL THE RMS SYLVANIA

DESCRIPTION -- Very rare to find original lapel pin souvenir from the Cunard Line vessel the RMS Sylvania which is dated from the 1950's and which is in a very good condition.  Unlikely to see too many more available for sale.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- RMS Sylvania was an ocean liner built in 1957 by John Brown & Co (Clydebank), Glasgow, Scotlandfor the United Kingdom-based shipping company Cunard Line. She was the last Cunard Line vessel built specifically for transatlantic crossings The ship was later heavily rebuilt as a cruise ship, and sailed under the names SS Fairwind, SS Sitmar Fairwind, SS Dawn Princess and SS Albatrosbefore being scrapped in 2004. She was renamed SS Genoa for her last voyage.

NOTES
-- Having been established now for over 16 years, Travellers in Time are run by two people as a hobby and not a business. We can be reached at sales@travellersintime.net for any enquiries on items from the website. (SCode-L)

Item: TT2844 BA214
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £1.75
Europe Postage:£2.95
Elsewhere: £4.50

BOXED KEYRING SOUVENIR OF THE CUNARD LINE VESSEL THE RMS QUEEN MARY

DESCRIPTION -- From the 1960's this is a keyring souvenir made out of the ships propeller which is as stated so on the reverse and is in its original box and is in an excellent condition (click on the picture for a close up of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Excellent

HISTORY
-- RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (known as Cunard-White Star Line when the vessel entered service). Built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland, Queen Mary along with her sister ship, RMS Queen Elizabeth, were built as part of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service between Southampton, Cherbourg, and New York City.

NOTES
-- After 16 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.netanytime for any enquiries. (SCode-S)

Item: TT2841 BA214
Price
£18.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

ORIGINAL 1938 LAUNCH BOOKLET FROM THE RMS MAURETANIA

DESCRIPTION -- From 1938 a launch booklet for the famous Cunard Line vessel the RMS Mauretania which is a large size with some fantastic original photographs (click on the picture to see an open view of the booklet.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Good

HISTORY
-- RMS Mauretania was launched on 28 July 1938 at the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead, England and was completed in May 1939. The second Mauretaniawas the first ship built for the newly formed Cunard White Star company following the merger in April 1934 of the Cunard and White Star Line. On the withdrawal of the first Mauretania in 1934, to prevent a rival company using the name and to keep it available for the new liner, arrangements were made for the Red Funnel paddle steamer Queen to be renamed Mauretania in the interim.

NOTES
-- Having been established now for over 16 years, Travellers in Time are run by two people as a hobby and not a business. We can be reached at sales@travellersintime.net for any enquiries on items from the website. (SCode-S)

Item: TT2839 BA214
Price
£45.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SOUVENIR RMS QUEEN MARY PROPELLING PENCIL FROM THE 1950's

DESCRIPTION -- Dating from the 1950's this is a great souvenir propelling pencil from the RMS Queen Mary. Purchased on board this item is in a very good condition and is boxed.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- The Queen Mary's creation and launch was nothing if not extraordinary and her story is rich with history, elegance and grandeur. From the time her construction began in 1930 in Clydebank, Scotland, the Queen Mary was destined to stand in a class all her own. Despite suffering economic setbacks during the Great Depression, which stalled construction on the ship for several years, Cunard Line spared no expense on building the Queen Mary - which was originally known as job #534.

NOTES
-- Over many years now Travellers in Time have listed a great deal of unusual items on the website. For information on any of these or other interested items we can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.netfor all maritime enquiries. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2833 BA214
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £2.25
Europe Postage:£3.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

RARE TO FIND SOUVENIR CHROME BELL FROM THE RMS QUEEN MARY

DESCRIPTION -- From the vessel the RMS Queen Mary and is a souvenir chrome bell.  An item purchased on board ship it is an early and very rare find and in a very good condition with the size being 6" (15cm) high.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- Once the grandest ocean liner in the world, RMS Queen Mary is now a luxury Long Beach hotel in California, United States.  The RMS Queen Mary was built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland, launched in 1934 on the River Clyde for the Cunard Line, and set on its maiden voyage in 1936 from Southampton to New York.  Now 80 years since its first sail, the history of the great vessel and stories throughout the centuries can be told on board the ship at its final resting place.

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-L)

Item: TT2830 BA214
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

OLD METAL MODEL OF THE FAMOUS LINER THE QUEEN ELIZABETH

DESCRIPTION -- Very early Triang model from the 1950's/60's and is of the RMS Queen Elizabeth which is in a good condition and the size is 10" (26cm) long.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Unused

HISTORY
-- RMS Queen Elizabeth was an ocean liner operated by the Cunard Line (after its merger with the White Star Line). Along with her sister ship Queen Mary she provided luxury liner and immigrant service between Southampton, England (UK), and New York, New York (US), via Cherbourg, France on Continental Europe. She was also contracted for over 20 years to carry the Royal Mail, thus enabling her to carry the prestigious Royal Mail Ship (RMS) designation, as the second half of the two ships' weekly express service.

NOTES
-- Travellers in Time continually try to list many new and unusual items on the website. We can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all other maritime enquiries. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2819 BA213
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.50

SOUVENIR TIE CLIP FROM THE RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH CIRCA 1950's

DESCRIPTION -- Great find and an original early souvenir from the period.  It is a tie clip souvenir showing on it a picture of the vessel and the name.  In great condition and not many seen around for sale.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Very Good

HISTORY
-- In 1968, Queen Elizabeth was sold to a group of American businessmen from a company called The Queen Corporation (which was 85% owned by Cunard and 15% by them). The new company intended to operate the ship as a hotel and tourist attraction in Port Everglades, Florida, similar to the use of Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Elizabeth, as she was now called, actually opened to tourists before Queen Mary(which opened in 1971) but it was not to last.

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-L)

Item: TT2815 BA213
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

SOUVINER WOODEN DISH FROM THE CUNARD LINE VESSEL THE RMS LACONIA

DESCRIPTION -- Dating from the 1930's and is a wooden ‘wheel shaped' dish from the Cunard Line vessel the Laconia.  Tragically sunk in 1942 by a German U-Boat, this is a fondly remembered ship.  The wooden dish has a felt base shows in the centre the company emblem and is in a fairly good condition for an old item and is 4½" (12cm) in size

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<p>CONDITION -- Good

<p>HISTORY -- The second RMS Laconia was a Cunard ocean liner, built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson as a successor of the 1911-1917 Laconia. The new ship was launched on 9 April 1921, and made her maiden voyage on 25 May 1922 from Southampton to New York.  At the outbreak of World War II she was converted into an Armed Merchant Cruiser, and subsequently a troopship. Like her predecessor, sunk during the First World War, this Laconia was also destroyed by a German submarine.  Some estimates of the death toll have suggested that over 1,649 people were killed when the Laconia sank.

<p>NOTES -- Having been established now for over 16 years, Travellers in Time are run by two people as a hobby and not a business. We can be reached at sales@travellersintime.net for any enquiries on items from the website. (SCode-0)

Item: TT2814 BA213
Price
£24.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.50

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