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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    A wooden display sign "The Big 3 To France and England" for the Cunard Line

    CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    A wooden display sign "The Big 3 To France and England" for the Cunard Line
    circa 1925
    in wood featuring the ships R.M.S. Berengaria, R.M.S. Aquitania, R.M.S. Mauretania and labeling them as the 'Big 3' and promoting the service to England and France by proclaiming them as 'The Shortest Bridge To Europe' From between the wars, prior to the merger of Cunard and the White Star Line.
    36 x 34 x 5 in. (91.4 x 86.4 x 12.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Ken Schultz
    The Wayne LaPoe Collection
    Christie's; New York, 16 June 2004, 1 of 117