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DINING PLATE FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE SS CANBERRA

ITEM PRICE REDUCED
{was £19 - now £15}


DESCRIPTION
-- From the famous P&O vessel the SS Canberra this is an as used on board ships dining plate and the size is 9" (24cm) wide. It has the makers mark on the bottom and is made in the traditional 'crackle' design. The item dates from the 1950's and very few pieces of this design are seen around nowadays for sale.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- P&O commissioned Canberra to operate the combined P&O-Orient Line service between the United Kingdom and Australia. The arrival of the jet airliner had already caused a drop in demand for this service; a reduction in emigration to Australia and wars forcing the closure of the Suez Canal saw the route become unprofitable. However a refit in 1974 saw Canberra adapted to cruising.

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-T) [PR]

Item: TT2596 BA208
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£6.50
Elsewhere: £9.00

VERY RARE TO FIND SOUVENIR NUTCRACKER FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE SS CANTON

DESCRIPTION -- Fantastic item dating from the 1950's which is a souvenir nutcracker from the P&O Line vessel the SS Canton which has a wooden base and shows the company houseflag on the front. It is in a fair condition and a rare find with the size being 6" (17cm) wide.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Fair

HISTORY -- The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O Line) has a celebrated history dating back to the 1830s. It was incorporated by a Royal Charter in 1840, and its name therefore includes neither "PLC" nor "Limited". The initials "P&O" are among the most familiar anywhere, and its house flag, older even than the Company itself, is one of the best known.

NOTES -- Having now been established for over 16 years the Travellers in Time website, which is continually run as a hobby by us, 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 queries that you may have. (SCode-C)

Item: TT2588 BA207
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £12.00

SMALL SIZED PEWTER TANKARD FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE SS CHUSAN

DESCRIPTION -- From the P&O Line vessel the SS Chusan this is a small pewter tankard souvenir which is in a fantastic condition and is dated circa 1960's. It shows the name and company houseflag on the front and also has the well-used dimple effect pattern to the tankard and the size is 3" (9cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The SS Chusan was a British ocean liner and cruise ship, built for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O)'s Indian and Far East Service in 1950. She was named after Chusan, a small island off China. A smaller version of the SS Himalaya, the Chusan had a gross register tonnage of 24,215; and a capacity of 1,565 passengers and crew. She was built as a replacement for the ship RMS Viceroy of India, lost in the Second World War.

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.net for all maritime enquiries. (SCode-S)

Item: TT2604 BA208
Price
£19.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

P&O CRUISES ASHTRAY SHOWING ON THE FRONT THE NAME ARCADIA

DESCRIPTION -- P&O Cruises souvenir round ashtray that shows on the front the name of the vessel Arcadia and is a later type souvenir and is 4" (11cm) wide.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- P&O Cruises is a British/American cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc. Originally a constituent of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, P&O Cruises is the oldest cruise line in the world, having operated the world's first passenger ships in the early 19th century.

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-P)

Item: TT2583 BA207
Price
£8.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

VERY EARLY DATE MACHINE SOUVENIR FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE SS IBERIA

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir date machine from the P&O Line vessel the SS Iberia which stands 4" (10cm) high and is in perfect working order dating from the 1950's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- SS Iberia was an ocean liner completed in 1954 for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O). Along with her fleetmates Himalaya, Arcadia and Chusan, Iberia mainly provided passenger service between the United Kingdom and Australasia.

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: TT2566 BA207
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

MODEL SOUVENIR LIFEBELT FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE CORFU

DESCRIPTION -- Model lifebelt souvenir from the P&O Line vessel the Corfu which is 4" (11cm) wide and in a great condition dating from the 1950's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Built in Glasgow and launched 1931, Corfu was 543 feet long. An aft funnel was removed for service in WW2 and not replaced. She was scrapped in Japan in 1961. she was built to serve the company's India and Far East Mail Service, along with her sister ship, the RMS Carthage.

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-T)

Item: TT2562 BA207
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

SILVER PLATED SOUVENIR ASHTRAY FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE HIMALAYA

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir silver-plated ashtray from the P&O Line vessel the Himalaya which is 3" (9cm) square. It shows in the centre a company houseflag and is in a fantastic condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- SS Himalaya was British passenger ship of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, launched in 1948, which operated mainly between Britain and Australia. She was withdrawn from service in 1974 and scrapped the next year. Himalaya was built at Barrow-in-Furness by Vickers-Armstrongs and launched 5 October 1948. She had an identical hull and machinery to Orient Lines' Orcades (yard no. 950 to Himalaya's 951), though differing in superstructure and internal layout. She began her service on the Tilbury-Bombay-Australia route in 1949 following her departure from the shipbuilding yard in August.

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-M)

Item: TT2555 BA207
Price
£19.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

TWO HANDLED DINNER BOWL FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE CANBERRA

DESCRIPTION -- Fantastic rare item to find from the P&O Line vessel the SS Canberra which is a two handled dinner bowl as used in service and is 6" (15cm) wide including handles. It is bottom marked and looks as new and dates from the 1950's. Canberra pieces are becoming very hard to locate.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- For 37 years the SS Canberra was a very familiar sight in Southampton's Western Docks and in ports the world over, particularly Sydney which, it could be said, has been her second home. In April 1982 the unthinkable happened when Britain went to war in hopefully the last colonial campaign in her history and for the first time in 42 years a P&O liner was requisitioned for service as a troop transport. During the three months of the Falklands campaign she made headlines the world over, and she became a household name as she continued her peacetime role.

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-0)

Item: TT2567 BA207
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

WOODEN SOUVENIR DISH FROM THE P&O VESSEL THE CHUSAN

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir from the P&O Line vessel The SS Chusan which is a wooden dish which shows in the centre the company houseflag and is dated circa 1960's and is 5" (14cm) wide.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The SS Chusan was a British ocean liner and cruise ship, built for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O)'s Indian and Far East Service in 1950. She was named after Chusan, a small island off China. A smaller version of the SS Himalaya, the Chusan had a gross register tonnage of 24,215; and a capacity of 1,565 passengers and crew. She was built as a replacement for the ship RMS Viceroy of India, lost in the Second World War. She was 646.5 feet (197.1 m) long.

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: TT2552 BA207
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

SIDE PLATE FROM THE P&O LINE VESSEL THE SS CANBERRA

DESCRIPTION -- From the vessel the SS Canberra this is a side plate shown in the traditional company pattern. It is in a mint condition and very collectable with the size being 6" (16cm) wide (click on the picture to see the company logo on plate).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Canberra was the first modern liner, with engines located after to increase passenger space, and many other innovations. She personified the best in design of her era, having an extremely elegant profile. By carrying emigrants on the ten pound assisted passages to Australia, she provided many happy memories for them, as she also did for the many who sailed aboard her in her later incarnation as a cruise ship. Canberra was the ship that began the affordable cruise industry in England.

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-T)

Item: TT2466 BA204
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£5.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

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