“Britain’s Masterpieces.” Brochure from January, 1949, covering the third-class accommodations for their five largest liners. 16 pages with 22 images. Great photos! Some scuffing to cover.
Fine candy tin that once held Benson’s confectionery. Around the side are images of the Queen Elizabeth, Mauretania, and Sylvania, which dates this to no earlier 1957.
Cabin-class deck plan for the Queen Mary. Contains numerous interiors and one exterior photo, this plan folds open to 38″ x 8½’”. A quantity available.
Tourist-class plan dating from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Well illustrated and folds open to 32″ x 8½”.
Very early luncheon menu from the Queen Mary’s first few months of service. The cover is a painting by H. Davis Richter from the starboard forward private dining room.
List of first-class passengers on the Queen Mary’s May 17, 1950, voyage from Southampton to New York. Captain Grattidge in command. Very full list. Prime time for Cunard!
Popular Stratton enamel lapel pin from the post-war period and sold in her on-board gift shop. Comes still attached to its original backing. Excellent condition.
Final transatlantic philatelic postal cover from the Queen Mary. Posted at sea during the crossing. In excellent condition. Comes to us from the collection of Ron T. Johnson, Cunard’s New York manager.
Double house flag souvenir powdered sugar spoon as sold on board. Measures about 5″. No damage to the enamel and silver in great shape.
An electroplated silver souvenir spoon from the on-board gift shop. In excellent condition and measures about 4” long.
A Roanoid stateroom thermos. A number of different styles and shapes of thermoses were used on the ship during her career. Has two chips out of the rim, but when displayed, this is not noticeable.
Gold-plated and enamel tie clip from the Queen Mary’s on-board gift shop. In great condition. Still on its original card as sold on board.