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UNUSED COLOUR POSTCARD AND WRITING PAPER FROM THE RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
DIFFERENT CRUISE LINES AND SHIPPING COMPANIES

DESCRIPTION
-- Pair of items from the RMS Queen Elizabeth and are a very early colour postcard and original piece of cabin letter headed paper and are dated early 1950's and both in an excellent condition. With the new Queen Elizabeth liner now in service items from the original vessel are now very collectable.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Unused/Excellent

HISTORY -- The Queen Elizabeth was the second of the two superliners which Cunard had built for the New York service. After lengthy negotiations between Sir Percy Bates, chairman of Cunard, and the Government a formal contract for what was known as job 535 was signed on 6 October 1936. The Treasury agreed to advance 5 million to Cunard and tenders went out for the contract. The contract went to John Brown & Co, builders of the Queen Mary.

NOTES -- Many 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-R)

Item: TT1507 BA156
Price
£5.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

UNUSED MINT CONDITION LETTER CARD AND LUGGAGE LABEL FROM THE RMS QUEEN MARY

DESCRIPTION -- Original unused items from the RMS Queen Mary which are an unused letter card and an unused luggage label and both items are in a fantastic mint condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Unused/Excellent

HISTORY -- RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (then Cunard-White Star when the vessel entered service). Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service from Southampton to Cherbourg to New York, in answer to the mainland European superliners of the late 1920s and early 1930s.

NOTES -- Travellers in Time list many unusual items on the website. We can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries. (SCode-R)

Item: TT1490 BA155
Price
£7.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

WORLD CRUISE PASSENGER LIST FROM THE QE2 DATED JANUARY 1975

DESCRIPTION -- A passenger list from a 1975 Premier World Cruise from onboard the cruise liner the QE2. It is in a fantastic condition and is 12" x 8" (30cm x 20cm) in size. (click on the picture to see an open up view of the item).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Queen Elizabeth 2, or QE2 as she is commonly known was the flagship of the Cunard Line for nearly 40 years. QE2 made her maiden voyage in 1969 and was one of the last great Transatlantic liners. At 70,327 tons and 963 feet long with a top speed of 32.5 knots she is also one of the fastest and grandest passenger vessels ever built. QE2 is arguably the most famous liner in the world.

NOTES -- Many other different Cunard Line items are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-R)

Item: TT1487 BA155
Price
£8.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

UNUSED RMS QUEEN MARY CABIN WRITING PAPER AND AN ABSTRACT OF LOG CARD FROM 1961

DESCRIPTION -- Original from the RMS Queen Mary an unused piece of writing paper and an 'abstract of log' card which is dated May 24'29 1961. The items are now 55 years old and are in a fantastic condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Unused/Excellent

HISTORY -- Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service from Southampton to Cherbourg to New York, in answer to the mainland European superliners of the late 1920s and early 1930s. After their release from World War II troop transport duties, Queen Mary and her running mate RMS Queen Elizabeth commenced this two-ship service and continued it for two decades until Queen Mary's retirement in 1967.

NOTES -- Many 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-R)

Item: TT1484 BA155
Price
£6.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

SOUVENIR METAL DISH FROM THE CUNARD PRINCESS

DESCRIPTION -- A souvenir circular metal dish from the vessel The Cunard Princess from the Cunard Line shipping company. It is approx. 5" (14cm) in size and is in a great condition and dates from the 1960's. (click on the picture for a closer view of the centre)
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Cunard Princess set on her first cruise from New York City to the Caribbean in March 1977, joining her elder sister MS Cunard Countess in the Caribbean cruise service. At the time the Cunard Princess was registered in Southampton, but in 1980 she was moved to the Bahamian registry, with Nassau as her homeport. Later during her career with Cunard the ship started cruising around Europe, while the Cunard Countess remained in Caribbean service.

NOTES -- Many other different Cunard Line items are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-0)

Item: TT1424 BA152
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

INFORMATION 'SHIPS NOTICES' CARD FROM THE CUNARD STEAM SHIP COMPANY LTD DATED 1931

DESCRIPTION -- An information 'Ships Notices' card from the Cunard Steam Ship Company from 1931. For the Canadian Service shipping it shows general sailings and shipping date information for sailings between London and Quebec/Montreal and the vessels:
AUSONIA; ASCANIA; ALAUNIA; AURANIA.
Hard to locate type of item and fairly rare and in good condition with the size being 9" x 8" (23cm x 20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- Cunard Line is an American owned, British operated shipping company. It has been a leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic for over a century. In 1839, Canadian-born Samuel Cunard was awarded the first British transatlantic steamship mail contract, and the next year formed the British and North American Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company to operate the line's four pioneer paddle steamers on the Liverpool'Halifax'Boston route.

NOTES -- Many other different types of 'Ships Notices' are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-R)

Item: TT1415 BA151
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

VERY EARLY ORIGINAL RMS QUEEN MARY SOUVENIR TIN

DESCRIPTION -- Original item from the grand old lady of the sea The RMS Queen Mary. It is a souvenir picture tin as purchased on board the vessel and dates from the 1950's. It is in a fairly good condition and a real find with the size being 8" x 5" (20cm x 13cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Fair

HISTORY -- RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (then Cunard-White Star when the vessel entered service). Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service from Southampton to Cherbourg to New York, in answer to the mainland European superliners of the late 1920s and early 1930s. After their release from World War II troop transport duties, Queen Mary and her running mate RMS Queen Elizabeth commenced this two-ship service and continued it for two decades until Queen Mary's retirement in 1967.

NOTES -- Many other different Cunard Line items are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-S) [PR]

Item: TT1376 BA150
Price
£20.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

GLASS DISH FROM THE VESSEL THE CUNARD COUNTESS DATED 1976

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir oval shaped glass dish from the vessel The Cunard Countess of the Cunard Line. It was produced for the ship's inaugaural cruise in August 1976 and it is approx. 4" (10cm) in size and is in a great condition.

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Launched by Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen in 1974, Cunard Countess was moved to La Spezia for fitting out, entering service with Cunard Line in August 1976. Her sistership was The Cunard Princess. In 1982/83 she was used as a troop ship during the Falklands conflict. Cunard Countess was sold to Royal Olympic in 1997 becoming the Olympic Countess (later Olympia Countess). Following the collapse of Royal Olympia in 2004, Olympia Countess was bought by Majestic International Cruises who renamed her.

NOTES -- Many other similiar glass items are also available from the Travellers in Time website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-C)

Item: TT1339 BA149
Price
£22.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

CIGARETTE CASE SOUVENIR FROM THE VESSEL RMS SCYTHIA

ITEM PRICE REDUCED
{was £65 - now £45}


DESCRIPTION
-- From the old vessel the RMS Scythia a silver-plated cigarette case which dates from the 1920's/30's. It shows on the front the crest of the vessel and a superb decorative scroll pattern. The item is generally in a good condition and the size of the cigarette case is 3" (9cm) x 2" (6cm) (click on the picture to see a close up view of the crest and pattern).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- RMS Scythia was a Cunard liner. She sailed on her maiden voyage in 1921, and became a troop and supply ship during the Second World War. Scythia was the longest serving Cunard liner until 4 September 2005, when its record was surpassed by RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.

NOTES -- Many 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-NS) [PR]

Item: TT1325 BA148
Price
£55.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

SOUVENIR BOXED SPOON FROM THE VESSEL QE2

DESCRIPTION -- A souvenir boxed spoon from the vessel the RMS Queen Elizabeth II and it shows at the top the company emblem. It is in a great condition and in its original box and the size is 4" (11.5cm). (Click on the spoon to see a close up view of the emblem).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as the 'QE2', is a former Cunard ocean liner, now owned by Nakheel, a division of Dubai World. She was named after the earlier Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth (see Name section), and served as the flagship of the line from 1969 until succeeded by RMS Queen Mary 2 in 2004. Built in Clydebank, Scotland, she was considered the last of the great transatlantic ocean liners built for over four decades before the construction of the QM2.

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

Item: TT1321 BA148
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

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