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Whatever happened to all the old car clubs?  I am sure, if one were a car collector, there might still be some around, but I don’t think I have seen too many metal and enamel… read more ›

Very nice lapel pin for the Hamburg American Line.  I’ve never had another.  Measuring 1″ in diameter, the clasp is in perfect shape.

Ultra-rare, solid-bronze medallion for the ss Imperator of Hamburg America Line.  Dates to her maiden voyage.  Imposing portrait of the Kaiser on the reverse and a fine image of the ship on the front.  Marked… read more ›

Great real-photo card of the Imperator, still sporting that massive eagle, taken from a departing tender. Super view! I have a used and an unused version. The used card is postmarked May 22, 1914. Both… read more ›

Post card showing the difference in size between the newly built Imperator and the newly rebuilt St. Michel’s Church in Hamburg. The Imperator was twice the size! Good condition with some bumped corners.

Impressive set of 17 postcards for Cunard’s R.M.S. Imperator. Cunard operated the seized German liner for about a year right after the war before re-naming her Berengaria. One wonders why they waited to change the… read more ›

Ridiculously cool real-photo postcard of Imperator (probably in Southampton) during the short time as a Cunarder before she was renamed Berengaria. Part of the writing on the back reads: “Imperator, Cunard Co, July 25 –… read more ›

Silk souvenir handkerchief from Imperator’s brief pre-war period.  Now over 100 years old.  It is nearly gossamer like in its delicateness and is in mint condition.  Measures about 11” x 11”

Boy, did the Germans do great on-board souvenirs!  Easily one of the most impressive souvenir spoons I have ever seen for the Imperator (or any ship for that matter!).  Measuring nearly 5.5″ in length, the… read more ›

Spectacular 32-page brochure for the HAPAG’s Vaterland,  Nice brochures for her don’t show up very often because of her short service life for HAPAG, and this is one I’ve never seen before!  Printed on glossy… read more ›