Sold for £806
Estimated at £150 - £250
(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)
A WOODEN SIGN BELIEVED TO BE FROM R.M.S. MAURETANIA, PROBABLY CIRCA 1930
inscribed in white paint Tourist Passengers Only -- 12 x 15in. (30.5 x 38cm.)
Provenance: T.W. Ward Ship Breakers, Inverkeithing, believed found within a boardroom.
After 15 years serving the trans-Atlantic passenger trade, the first Mauretania was turned over for pleasure cruising suggesting this sign dates from that period.
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Unshaken), Tue, 7th Jul 2020
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