New York, East
13 December 2000
A Group Of Items Relating To The S.S. NORMANDIE
Various; 20th century.
A black bakelite box inset on the top with a photograph of the S.S. NORMANDIE entering New York Harbor with removable lid and fluted sides. An ashtray, stamped from tin with an image of the S.S. NORMANDIE, the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffle Tower. A brass letter opener, riveted with an an image of the S.S. NORMANDIE enameled with "LIPSETT" lettered on the side of the ship. On the back is stamped Lipsett and the locations of their two offices.
4¼ x 3¼ in. (10.8 x 8.4 cm.), Box dimensions. (3)
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