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DOUBLE SET OF PLAYING CARDS FROM THE P&O LINE

DESCRIPTION -- Original old double set of playing cards from the P&O Line which are in a very good condition and are quite old and difficult to date and also still in the original presentation case.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- In 1822, Brodie McGhie Willcox, a London ship broker, and Arthur Anderson, a sailor from the Shetland Isles, northern Scotland, went into partnership to operate a shipping line, primarily operating routes between England and Spain and Portugal. In 1835, Dublin shipowner Captain Richard Bourne joined the business, and the three men started a regular steamer service between London and Spain and Portugal - the Iberian Peninsula - using the name Peninsular Steam Navigation Company, with services to Vigo, Oporto, Lisbon and Cádiz.

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Item: TT526 BA69
Price
£19.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

SHIP'S PENNANT FROM THE VESSEL SS IBERIA

DESCRIPTION -- Ship pennant item from the P&O liner the SS Iberia which shows a nice view of the liner on the front and is 12" x 6" (30cm x 16cm) in size.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The SS Iberia was a Himalaya-class ocean liner for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) built in 1952. Along with her sister ships Himalaya, Arcadia and Chusan, Iberia mainly provided passenger service between the United Kingdom and Australasia.

NOTES -- Many other different SS Iberia 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-M { I })

Item: TT452 BA60
Price
£19.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

ORIGINAL PIECE OF SHIP'S CABIN NOTEPAPER FROM THE HIMALAYA

DESCRIPTION -- Original and unused piece of ship's notepaper from the P&O liner The Himalaya which is headed P&O with the name of the liner underneath and it is in a mint condition and the size as 6" x 8" (15cm x 20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Himalaya was ordered by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company as SS Himalaya. She was purchased by the Royal Navy in 1854 and served with them until 1920. She was sunk in 1940. The SS Himalaya was a 3,438 gross register ton iron steam screw passenger ship. When launched she was the largest ship in the P & O fleet and was not exceeded in size until the SS Australia of 1870.

NOTES -- Many other different P&O 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-B { H })

Item: TT438 BA57
Price
£5.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

SHORE EXCURSION DETAILS CARD FROM THE HIMALAYA

DESCRIPTION -- Details Card for a shore excursion from the P&O liner The Himalaya which is dated 24&25th June 1972 and it is in mint condition with the size as 5" x 8" (12.5cm x 20cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- SS Himalaya was built at Barrow-in-Furness by Vickers Armstrong and launched 5 October 1948. She began her service on the Tilbury-Bombay-Australia route in 1949 following her departure from the local shipbuilding yard in the August. During her commission Himalaya underwent a number of improvements the first of which was, although controversial at the time, a funnel cowl to keep the liner's decks clear of debris without interference to the boilers. Following the sale of the Strath Class liners by P&O Himalaya was converted to allow the transportation of tourist class passengers only.

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Item: TT437 BA57
Price
£5.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.00

ORIGINAL P&O CHINA COMPORT PASTRY DISH AS USED IN SERVICE

DESCRIPTION -- From the P&O Shipping Line and a typical example of their design, this is a china Comport Pastry Dish that has a short plinth. The item dates from around the 1950's and reads on the base section the company name. The size of the item is 9" (24cm) wide and it is a fairly scarce item as we have not seen too many of these over the years.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- In 1822, Brodie McGhie Willcox, a London ship broker, and Arthur Anderson, a sailor from the Shetland Isles, northern Scotland, went into partnership to operate a shipping line, primarily operating routes between England and Spain and Portugal. In 1835, Dublin shipowner Captain Richard Bourne joined the business, and the three men started a regular steamer service between London and Spain and Portugal - the Iberian Peninsula - using the name Peninsular Steam Navigation Company, with services to Vigo, Oporto, Lisbon and Cádiz.

NOTES -- Contact Travellers in Time about any maritime questions at sales@travellersintime.net (SCode-N) [PR]

Item: TT382 BA50
Price
£39.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £12.00

UNIQUE SET OF 4 HAND CARVED IVORY SHIP'S NAPKIN RINGS

DESCRIPTION -- Set of four ship's napkin rings made of ivory and all being hand carved. According to the family who they were purchased from, they were used on board the P&O vessel 'KHYBER (1914'1931) and are all in a superb condition and are sized as 1" (4cm) wide.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, which is usually known as P&O, is a British shipping and logistics company which dated from the early 19th century. Following its sale in March 2006 to Dubai Ports World for 3.9 billion, it became a subsidiary of DP World; however, the P&O brand has been retained. The company was headquartered in London, in the United Kingdom; it was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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-NN) [PR]

Item: TT380 BA50
Price
£65.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

UNUSUAL 'DIAL A PHONE NUMBER' SOUVENIR FROM THE SS CANBERRA

DESCRIPTION -- Original souvenir item from the old liner the SS Canberra which is an unusual telephone number index system, a quite heavy piece, and is dated circa 1960's. It also shows at the top the P&O round badge with the Company Houseflag & ship's name and the size of this piece is 7” x 5” (19cm x 13cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- Canberra started her illustrious career in 1961, taking emigrants to a new life in Australia, but as global transportation and travel habits evolved, so did Canberra in order to survive. In the early 1970's she was almost scrapped as the need for passenger liners diminished. Air travel was becoming ever cheaper and oil prices were increasing dramatically.

NOTES -- Many other different P&O 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-NS)

Item: TT365 BA48
Price
£55.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

SOUVENIR FROM A CANBERRA LINER WORLD CRUISE

DESCRIPTION -- Made especially for a world cruise aboard the famous P&O liner the SS Canberra, this is a nicely decorated 'Blue Globe' showing the liners cruise voyage details etc. It is also nicely set into a brass and wood base and reads on it "P&O WORLD CRUISE 6th JANUARY ' 7th APRIL 1993". Obviously this item was only available on board at the time and the size of the globe is approx. 5" x 3" (14cm x 7.5cm).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Founded in 1836, the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, sailed from London to Spain, Portugal and the Mediterranean. The company began a service to Alexandria and an overland journey to Port Suez with a connection to India (not P&O at the time until 1840). The overland route was the quickest way to India. Passengers disembarked at Alexandria, and journeyed for 12 hours up the Nile to Cairo. Special shallow-draft vessels then carried them to Cosseir and passengers then travelled in mule drawn carriages to Port Suez. The distance was 250 miles and the scheduled transit time was 88 hours. 

NOTES -- Many other P&O Line items are available on the website and for further details and questions email sales@travellersintime.net (SCode-N)

Item: TT239 BA28
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SILVER GOBLET FROM P&O LINER MANTUA

DESCRIPTION -- From the well-known P&O liner The Mantua, which ran from 1909'1935, this is a silver wine goblet. The item reads on the side "S.S. MANTUA 8TH JUNE 1914". This piece is an old item and the size of the goblet is approx. 6" (16.5cm) high.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The Mantua was launched in April 1909 for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London. She was one of the first P&O ships to be fitted with wireless from new. The vessel left Tilbury, England on her maiden voyage to Colombo, Melbourne and Sydney in June 1909. As built she could accommodate 400 first class and 200 second class passengers. In 1914 the vessel was requisitioned as an Armed Merchant Cruiser and during 1915~1919 was used for trooping. During 1919~1920 she was refitted by Vickers~Armstrong at Barrow, and returned to Australia service.

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Item: TT236 BA28
Price
£95.00
UK Postage: £5.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

UNUSUAL WOODEN LAMP FROM THE P&O LINE VESSEL THE CHUSAN

DESCRIPTION -- Hardwood electric lamp shaped as a ship's buoy, and is from the old P&O liner The Chusan. It still has it's original old wiring and, as can be seen from the picture, is complete and still in one piece. It also shows the company badge with Houseflag and ships name upon.
[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 approximately 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 approximately 646.5 feet (197.1 m) long.

NOTES -- Many other different P&O 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-NS)

Item: TT150 BA13
Price
£55.00
UK Postage: £8.00
Europe Postage:£10.00
Elsewhere: £14.00

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