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The Africa was built in 1952 for the African service of Lloyd Triestino.  This tissue deck plan is dated April, 1952, and is very likely the first deck plan for her.  It covers both first… read more ›

Near mint condition deck plan for both first class and cabin class on Italia’s beautiful Andrea Doria.  A style of deck plan that I haven’t seen before.  Sports 8 images from the ship and measures… read more ›

Very unusual ashtray.  Must date to the 1930’s.  Small crack on one side that is about 1/2″ long.  Some very slight crazing and some wear to the bowl.  Measures 6″ in diameter.  Never seen another.

Unusual diamond-shaped ashtray for Italia dated 3-1937.  Made by Richard Ginori with a pre-war Savoy crown.  In great condition with no chips, cracks, or crazing.  Some loss of gold around top edge.  Comes with a… read more ›

Built in 1953 for the Asian service of Lloyd Triestino, the Asia and her sister Victoria were two of the prettiest colonial-service liners built by the Italians.  This tissue deck plan for the Asia, dated… read more ›

Dating from 1956, this brochure is one I haven’t seen before.  Covering all 3 classes and boasting of the ship’s amenities, including “40 air conditioning systems”.  Folds open to 18″ x 25″.  Mint condition.

Lovely diamond-shaped dish in the orange-rope pattern.  This pattern has the post-war Italia crown and is identical to pieces recovered from the Andrea Doria.  Mint condition.  No chips, cracks, or crazing and no wear to… read more ›

Pre-war and highly sought-after fine-bone china crescent dish.  Date marked “3-39” (March, 1939).  In the very late 1930’s Italian Line china was ordered in mass in an effort to consolidate the logos and patterns used… read more ›

7″ side plate from the service of the post-war Italian fleet.  Identical pieces of this pattern have been brought up from the Doria.  Difficult to come by and, as such, would make greatly enhance any… read more ›

Side plate in the orange-rope pattern.  Measures about 6½” in diameter.  Made by Ginori.  Very good condition with some slight signs of use.

Beautiful Italian Line pre-war side plate measuring 7¾” in diameter.  Complete with Savoy crown.  Made by Ginori and date marked “38-12” (December, 1938.)  Shows the typical utensil marks.  No chips, cracks, or crazing.

Pre-war Italia china was very colorful and decorative, and this side plate is no exception.  Made of bone china by our old friend Richard Ginori and date marked for November, 1939.  Measures about 7″ in… read more ›

Exquisite tea cup and saucer as used on board the Andrea Doria.  Commonly known among collectors as the “Chinois” pattern, this style of china is decorated with many different Chinese scenes and is one of… read more ›

Near mint condition color foldout brochure for the stunning Cristoforo Colombo.  You all know she was the sister to Andrea Doria.  Both ships were amazing inside with impressive mid-century modern interiors.  She is listed as… read more ›

First-, second-, and third-class plan for the Colombo.  12 photographs, both on board and exterior.  Ship’s particulars in Italian and English.  Measures 32″ x 29″. Various dates.  By this time, she had been repainted with… read more ›

Built in 1952 for the African service of Lloyd Triestino, the Europa and her sister Africa were two of the prettiest colonial-service liners built by the Italians.  This tissue deck plan for the Europa, dated… read more ›

Full-color glossy brochure for Home Line’s new Homeric.  14 page with 28 full-color photos.  Built in 1931 as Matson’s Mariposa, she was laid up after the war and finally purchased by Home Lines and entered… read more ›

Lloyd Triestino brochure for the motor vessels Australia, Oceania, and Neptunia.  Dated 1955 so prime time for this storied line.  In fact, these beautiful ships were only 4 years old.  Runs 20 pages and stuffed… read more ›

Italian Lines mid 1960’s ashtray.  Made of plastic by Coinor Milano.  Has a fantastic double-caged funnel motif taken from the famous Michelangelo and Raffaello.  Measures nearly 6” in diameter.

“Placing Tourist Travel on a Pedestal.”  The newly formed Italian Line produced this brochure in 1933, the deepest part of the depression.  Thus, like all lines, they were heavily pushing their second-class service.  In this… read more ›

Bold celluloid pinback for the impressive Rex.  In excellent condition.  Measures about 1¼” across.

“You leave the Saturnia and the Vulcania refreshed and rejuvenated with the warmth of unforgettable memories”.  I am sure that was true!  This brochure is our way to relive these much loved liners.  13 images,… read more ›

Large post-war silver creamer.  The large size suggests that it was meant for an entire table’s use.  Measures about 5″ tall and 6½” from handle to spout.  Made by Wellner.  In very good condition.

Outstanding brochure for the Victoria and Asia, which sailed on the Italy-Pakistan-India-Far East service of Lloyd Triestino. Dating to July, 1959, this booklet runs 36 pages with 57 on-board and exterior photos (most in color)… read more ›

Originally built by Harland & Wolff in 1936 as Union Castle’s Dunnottar Castle, she was bought by Incres in 1958, substantially refitted at Rotterdam, and renamed Victoria.  After a brief time with Chandris, she was… read more ›

Dated September, 1969, this tissue deck plan folds open to 19″ x 14″ and shows both classes.  In very good condition.  Lloyd Triestino is as popular as it is hard to come by!

Absolutely huge deck plan for the Christmas and New Year’s 1934/1935 cruise on board the Vulcania to the West Indies.  The cruise departed New York on December 22 and went to Kingston, Cristobal, Havana, Nassau,… read more ›

Tissue plan, measuring 38″x 27″, for all passenger accommodation.  Oddly, this plan is dated both November, 1954, AND December, 1954.  In excellent condition with only a few small spots and an arrow pointing out a… read more ›

Glossy deck plan in Italian and English dated January, 1962.  Getting late for this famed and long lived liner.  Seven photos.  Very interesting photo showing the pre-war first-class dining room still intact.  Compare this to… read more ›