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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A cigarette tin for the Cunard Line

    CIRCA 1907

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A cigarette tin for the Cunard Line
    circa 1907
    The cigarette box in tin and painted in colors with an image of one of the ships; along with a souvenir mail card (verso) and a promotional card for the Lusitania and Mauretania (recto) in a double sided frame; and a reproduction after Charles Spear's painting of the Mauretania arriving at Rasyth on July 4th, 1935 from the Tourist smoking room on the Promenade deck.
    2¾ x 3½ in. (7 x 9 cm.) (cigarette box) (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Jan J. Loeff Collection