Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
Lot 129
 

129

UNION-CASTLE SHIPPING LINE, A HISTORY IN POSTCARDS

Estimated at £600 - £800


 

UNION-CASTLE SHIPPING LINE, A HISTORY IN POSTCARDS

a very comprehensive collection of approximately 550 postcards, used and unused, coloured and monochrome, illustrating the many vessels of the Union-Castle fleet from the formation of the line in 1900 until its demise in 1982, and also including vintage views of the ports of Capetown, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London, each of which the company served, all contained in two large postcard albums; together with an index, numerous duplicate cards and sundry items of Union-Castle ephemera, a significant archive

(A lot)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

Viewing

Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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