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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A cigarette tin featuring the R.M.S. Britannic

    W. ARIEL GRAY & CO., LIVERPOOL; CIRCA 1914

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    Estimate

    A cigarette tin featuring the R.M.S. Britannic
    W. Ariel Gray & Co., Liverpool; circa 1914
    the first with a lithographed image of an 'Olympic' class ship on the cover and inscribed on the interior 'White Star Line./... R.M.S. "Britannic,"/...,/The Largest British Steamer,.../...R.M.S. "Olympic,"/..., Sails regularly in the Company's/Mail and Passenger Service,.../...,/.../...; the second for Cadbury/Bournville and with a lithographed image of the R.M.S. Olympic on the cover; and the third for Cadbury/Bournville and with a lithographed image of the two funneled R.M.S. Majestic. All in tin.
    4¼ x 2 7/8 in. (10.8 x 7.4 cm.) and smaller. (3)


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