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Very rare image of the Cunarder ss Malta.  Malta, built in 1865, was a classic mid-19th-century workhorse for Cunard.  Built with sails and designed for cargo and passenger transport, she was versatile enough to be… read more ›

Glossy full-color first-class plan for the second Mauretania. A passenger has marked and noted the cost of their very nice A Deck outside cabin. Dates to the mid 1950’s. Near mint condition.

Impressive glossy full-color deck plan for Cunard’s little-loved Media and Parthia.  They were two post-war beauties but were not really suited to the traffic needs of the day.  Although if you had the time the… read more ›

Heavy copper hand-chased engraving pate made by Cunard White Star to print the announcement cards for the party held on board their brand-new combo liner Media.  Made just before her maiden arrival in October, 1947. … read more ›

A piece of coal that was salvaged from the wreck of the Cunarder Oregon in the early 1990s.  When I was talking to the diver about his collection of Oregon items, I asked him if… read more ›

Six-sided ceramic tile salvaged from the Cunarder Oregon.  Interestingly, the ship flooring was largely very high-quality ceramic tiles.  I wondered why such a labor intensive and, not to mention heavy, flooring was used.  This led… read more ›

Mosaic floor tiles salvaged from the ill-fated Cunarder ss Oregon.  The diver who brought these back described where he found them, and the information and location means that they are almost certainly from the smoking… read more ›

This is one of those items that will set your collection apart from others.  An original on-board life ring from the Queen Elizabeth.  Measuring about 29″ in diameter, this life ring has a special history… read more ›

Mint condition souvenir tea towel from the world’s largest liner.  This item comes from the collection of Ron Johnson, Operations Manager of Cunard in New York.  He started with the company in 1926 and retired… read more ›

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