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RARE TO FIND SET OF OBSERVER PICTURE CARDS FROM THE 1960's

DESCRIPTION-- Produced by F. Warne & Co. Ltd, London, England this is a set of Observer's Picture Cards showing full colour pictures of many different maritime vessels and dates from the 1950's/60's.  This is the ships picture cards set from a selection of 8 different topics.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Frederick Warne & Company is a British publisher famous for children's books, particularly those of Beatrix Potter, and for its Observer's Books which have gained a cult following. The company was founded in 1865 by a bookseller turned publisher, Frederick Warne.

NOTES -- Having now been established for many years with the Travellers in Time website, which is continually run as a hobby by us, it 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.
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Item: TT2861 BA215
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

FULL SET OF 50 WILL'S CIGARETTE CARDS FROM 1925 SHOWING PICTURES OF SHIPS CRESTS

DESCRIPTION -- Full set of Wills cigarette cards from 1925 showing pictures of ships crests and the set is in an excellent condition and protected in protective covers.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- In 1887 in the UK, W.D. & H.O. Wills were one of the first companies to include advertising cards with their cigarettes.  Each set of cards typically consisted of 25 or 50 related subjects, but series of over 100 cards per issue are known.  Some very early cigarette cards were printed on silk which was then attached to a paper backing. They were discontinued in order to save paper during World War II, and never fully reintroduced thereafter.

NOTES -- Many other different types of 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.
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Item: TT2846 BA214
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

EARLY COMPANY TIE FROM THE SHELL OIL COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Company tie originating from the early days of the Shell Oil company.  It is in an excellent condition and dates from the design of the 1950's (click on the picture to see a close up of logo).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Shell Oil Company is the United States-based subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, a multinational "oil major" of Anglo-Dutch origins, which is amongst the largest oil companies in the world. Approximately 22,000 Shell employees are based in the U.S. The U.S. head office is in Houston, Texas.

NOTES -- Many other different maritime categories and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email us anytime at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT2831 BA214
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

RARE TO FIND SOUVENIR CHROME BELL FROM THE BOOTH LINE

DESCRIPTION -- From the Booth Line shipping company 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 -- Alfred Booth and Company was a British trading and shipping company that was founded in 1866 and traded for more than a century. It was founded in Liverpool, England, by two brothers, Alfred and Charles Booth.  It grew into a significant merchant shipping company with its head office in Liverpool and interests in the USA and South America. The group was broken up in 1964 and the last Booth Company from the group was sold in 1986.

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.
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Item: TT2821 BA213
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SET OF PLAYING CARDS FROM THE HOULDER LINE SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Pack of playing cards from the shipping company the Houlder Line which is in the original box and the playing cards are in a good condition and date from the 1950's.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- Houlder Brothers & Co. was formed in London 1856 and operated in the market for chartered tonnage. In 1861 the company acquired the Golden Horn, which they used on the North Atlantic routes to the United States. The company later expanded to service routes to New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. From 1875 to 1880 the company worked with John T. Arundel & Co. in a guano mining business on Flint Island in the Pacific Ocean. In 1881 the company entered the passenger and cargo trade to the River Plate.

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.
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Item: TT2820 BA213
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

EARLY COMPANY TIE FROM THE TURNBULL SCOTT LINE SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Company tie originating from the Turnbull Scott Shipping Line which is in an excellent condition and dates from the design of the 1950's (click on the picture to see a close up of the design). 
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Although originating in Whitby, Reginald Turnbull and Robert Scott entered ship owning in London in 1882. The company were mostly concerned in tramping work, but also had a steady grain trade from the River Plate. Two owned ships and one managed ship were lost to enemy action in the 1914-18 war.

NOTES -- Many other different maritime categories and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT2802 BA213
Price
£11.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

SIX VERY OLD CIGARETTE MATCH COVERS FROM VARIOUS OLD SHIPPING LINE COMPANIES

DESCRIPTION -- Set of 6 match book covers some with complete matches from various old shipping companies.  Type of thing you are unlikely to see around too often.
[ONLY 1 SET AVAILABLE]    

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Maritime Artefacts

NOTES -- Travellers in Time has many unusual items on the website and if you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net 
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Item: TT3310 BA233
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £2.00
Europe Postage:£4.00
Elsewhere: £7.00

PACK OF UNUSED AS NEW PLAYING CARDS FROM THE LAMPORT HOLT LINE LIMITED

DESCRIPTION -- Pack of souvenir playing cards from the Lamport Holt Line shipping company limited and they are as new, unopened and in excellent condition and date from the 1950's. 
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]  

CONDITION -- Unused

HISTORY -- The Lamport and Holt Line was founded in 1845 by W.L. Lamport from Workington and George Holt (brother of Alfred Holt of the Blue Funnel Line). This partnership owned wooden sailing vessels trading with North and South America, South Africa and India. After some tentative involvement with steamers with James Moss & Co., and Papayanni Brothers in the Mediterranean, in the mid-1850's, two 1,300 ton tramp steamers were bought in 1861-1862.

NOTES -- You can email Travellers in Time at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries about items on the website that you wish to purchase, or if we have anything similar for sale.
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Item: TT2790 BA212
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

EARLY COMPANY TIE FROM THE DENHOLM LINE SHIPPING COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Company tie originating from the Denholm Line which is produced in blue and is in an excellent condition and dates from the design of the 1970's.  
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- After owning several small sailing vessels from 1872, James and John Denholm purchased their first steamship in 1881. The company entered the deep sea tramping trade at the end of World War I and began an expansion programme. By 1939 Denholm Line owned nine ships but by 1945 only two of these ships survived. After the war the fleet was rebuilt and later diversified into tankers and ore carriers. With the demise of tramp shipping, the company concentrated on bulk carriers and still operates a fleet of ships.

NOTES -- Many other different types of maritime categories and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email us anytime at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT2770 BA212
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

EARLY COMPANY TIE FROM THE OLOF WALLENIUS LINES SHIPPING COMPANY FROM SWEDEN

DESCRIPTION -- Company tie originating from the Swedish shipping company Olof Wallenius Lines which is in an excellent condition and dates from the design of the 1960's. 
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Wallenius Lines is a privately owned Swedish shipping company. The fleet consists of 40 vessels, specializing in transporting cars and trucks worldwide. The fleet is chartered and commercially operated by companies in which Wallenius Lines is a shareholder. The company was founded in 1934 by Olof Wallenius.  Olof Wallenius was born in 1902. His first company, Grosshandelsfirman Olof Wallenius, was founded already in 1922 and traded in empty barrels.

NOTES -- Many other different types of maritime categorie and groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website so please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed.
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Item: TT2761 BA212
Price
£12.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

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