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If you are interested in ocean-liner postcards (in particular, pre-WWI Edwardian England ocean-liner postcards) then Raphael Tuck should be at the top of your list for desirability and rarity.  While they produced cards for many… read more ›

Return-to-service brochure produced for the Cunard White Star Liner Britannic in 1947.  “The Britannic is not only British in name, from keel to masthead she embodies the traditional skill of British craftsmen.”  I’ll say!  She… read more ›

Probably my favorite of all the gift-shop items ever stocked.  Beautiful reverse-painted butterfly-wing pin dish for White Star Line’s last-serving liner.  This is only the second one I have carried for Britannic.  In mint condition.

One of White Star’s most lavish brochures created in the midst of the depression.  This would be one of the last brochures for Adriatic and Baltic.  Celtic and Cedric having already gone.  Runs 24 pages… read more ›

A second-class passenger list for the RMS Cedric’s crossing from Liverpool to New York, Valentines Day, February 14, 1906.  Captain Cameron in command, and the surgeon is W.F.N. O’Loughlin of Titanic fame.  The cover is… read more ›

If you are interested in ocean-liner postcards (in particular, pre-WWI Edwardian England ocean-liner postcards) then Raphael Tuck should be at the top of your list for desirability and rarity.  While they produced cards for many… read more ›

If you are interested in ocean-liner postcards (in particular, pre-WWI Edwardian England ocean-liner postcards), then Raphael Tuck should be at the top of your list for desirability and rarity.  While they produced cards for many… read more ›

Some excellent research by White Star china historian Russ Upholster has revealed that the name of this pattern (often inaccurately called “Wisteria” or “Gothic Arch”) is actually “Crown.”  It’s a fitting name because of the… read more ›

One of the first pieces of china in my personal collection was a White Star Line side plate just like this one.  These lovely plates display so well and I have a soft spot for… read more ›

How would you like to enjoy your evening aperitif in a real White Star crystal cordial? I take special pride in bringing you only original high-quality memorabilia, and cordials fit the bill.  This cordial comes… read more ›

Souvenir cigarette box for White Star Line’s RMS Doric.  Unusual cedar-lined cigarette box with reverse-painted butterfly wing artwork on top.  The Doric was a handsome liner built for the White Star Line Canadian service in… read more ›

If you are interested in ocean-liner postcards (in particular, pre-WWI Edwardian England ocean-liner postcards) then Raphael Tuck should be at the top of your list for desirability and rarity.  While they produced cards for many… read more ›

“The World’s Largest Ship.”  Wait, shouldn’t that be the United States Lines’s Leviathan?  At the time, it depended on if who you ask was from the US or the UK!  Both ships were pretty evenly… read more ›

Stunning color cut-away of White Star Line’s RMS Majestic.  In many ways, Majestic was a forerunner to ships such as ss Normandie (with divided uptakes, every public room being double height, etc.).  White Star cut-aways… read more ›

This postcard is for the White Star liner RMS Megantic.  As you know, Megantic was one of a pair of ships setup to test the engine arrangements subsequently used in the Olympic class.  Mailed April,… read more ›

Superb graphics on the cover of this passenger list for White Star’s finest 19th Century ship, the RMS Oceanic.  The last ship conceived and built under the guidance of the line’s founder, Thomas Ismay, Oceanic… read more ›

A rarity these days!  A pre-sinking postcard for this, perhaps history’s most famous pair of steamships.  No message (and given the recent incident perhaps no message was required) but has been addressed and is dated… read more ›

I’ve only ever had three other brochures of this type.  This is an 12-page brochure produced around 1919 when RMS Olympic restarted the Southampton service in conjunction with RMS Adriatic.  Majestic and Homeric aren’t even… read more ›

A fantastic letter written on board the RMS Olympic in October, 1929.  I bet our writer didn’t know how the world was about to change with the Great Depression starting at the end of that… read more ›

Unused and unusual gummed sticker for mail posted on Olympic.  Measures about 2″ long.  Excellent condition.  A small quantity available.

An American artist-rendering post card of our favorite liner RMS Olympic.  Not produced by the White Star Line, the card mentions Titanic’s loss on the back, and I believe dates to the pre-war era.  Bumped… read more ›

One of the nicer cards ever issued for RMS Olympic.  There’s something very soothing about it.  Claimed to be the last White Star Line issued artist card done for our favorite liner.  That seems to… read more ›

Interesting photo of the famous floating dry dock in Southampton, the largest in the world.  Remnants of the brick docking piers used to keep this dry dock in place are still visible in Southampton to… read more ›

This is my personal favorite postcard of RMS Olympic.  Isn’t she powerful and sleek looking in this image from her gravy years of the 1920s?  This is Olympic back on top after the war.  Don’t… read more ›

Don’t you just love the colors on some of the line-issued artist-rendering cards?  White Star Line did because they produced quite a number of them by different artists.  This one for RMS Olympic is after… read more ›

Not wanting to miss out on the PR gold mine of the largest and most famous vessels in the world, New York postcard producers quickly got into the game themselves.  This maiden-voyage-era card is postmarked… read more ›

The previous dealer wanted, and perhaps obtained, $400 for this card.  Even in these inflationary times, you’ll get more rational pricing here at Luxury Liner Row.  An artist card from circa 1913-1919.  Looks like it… read more ›

An early artist-rendering card from the time of the great ship’s maiden voyage.  Unused but back shows where once attached to an album page.

Huge real photo postcard of RMS Olympic in Book Post format.  Measures  about 5.5″ x 10.25″.  Some curling at edges, but these should press out fine.  One small crease on left side.

A stunning real-photographic postcard of the RMS Olympic in Southampton.  Image dates to mid 1920s, and she’s looking every inch the most handsome ocean liner in the world.  Unused and in excellent condition.

Beautifully patterned linoleum floor tiles in alternating shades of green and cream as used mostly in second-class areas of RMS Olympic.  Archival photographs of the liner’s interior show these tiles in use in the barber… read more ›

White Star Line silver is sure getting tough to find.  This sugar bowl is the LARGER size of the two made for tables and measures 7″ from handle to handle and stands 2½”.  In the… read more ›

I haven’t had a set of White Star Line sugar tongs in ages.  These are made by our friends at Elkington Silver and date to 1930.  They measure about 4.25″ long.  In excellent condition.  They… read more ›

Post-sinking disaster card showing an artist rendering of RMS Olympic.  Full details of ship in the caption.  Unused with one corner bitten off.  This same image was also used on a post-sinking poster, maybe to… read more ›

A nice image of RMS Titanic on a post-sinking card with full details in the caption.  Unused and a fine addition to any Titanic or White Star Line collection.  Very well-known disaster card.  One I… read more ›

A fine image of Olympic at anchor marked as Titanic.  “The largest boat in the world.”  Unused but the back is printed with an advertisement for a clothing store in New York City.  Isn’t it… read more ›

RMS Olymipc, Homeric, and Majestic brochure from around 1925.  The finest brochure ever done for White Star Line’s post-war trio of ships.  20 pages of full color covering all 3 ships.  RMS Majestic as the… read more ›

Extraordinarily rare letter written on White Star Line stationary.  Mailed from Ismay, Imrie, and Co. to D. and C. MacIver (managing owners of Cunard), the letter concerns the setting up of official North Atlantic traffic lanes. … read more ›