Titanic, Transport & Exploration Auctiono on
Saturday 21st April 2018
Viewing:
Friday 20th April 2018 10am - 4pm
Saleday 9am - 12.30pm
Sale commences at 1pm
Lots: 1-50 of 240
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Lot 1
SPACE MEMORABILIA/MOON: Rare Apollo 11 signed first day cover, comes directly from the collection of Joan Aldrin. The Apollo 11 signed cover has a 10¢ First Man On The Moon postage stamp and bears the ''Man's First Landing on the Moon'' artwork. Postmarked ''Moon Landing/ USA/Jul 20, 1969'' and again on ''Washington DC/Sep 9, 1969''. Astronauts & moonwalkers Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin have boldly signed the cover. On the reverse side of the cover bears a handwritten and signed note reading ''From my personal space collection Joan Aldrin".
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity, framed 23ins. x 23ins.
Estimate:  £5000 - 7000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 2
SPACE MEMORABILIA/MOON: Stunning NWA 11303 Lunar Meteorite weighing eight grams and measuring thirty seven mm. Moon rocks are incredible rare, making up only 1% of meteorite falls, even more so with such an active, colourful specimen, with certification.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 3
SPACE MEMORABILIA/MOON: Apollo 11 mission space flown lapel pin. An incredible piece of Apollo 11 flown history, Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent just under a day on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit. This yellow metal lapel/tie pin featuring the Apollo 11 mission insignia was flown on the Apollo 11 mission, and measures approximately .75ins. in diameter. The pin was carried on the mission for NASA engineer H. W. Adkins. Includes a laminated card featuring the Apollo 11 emblem above text reading, "Flown for-H. W. Adkins," with the reverse reading, "This tie tack was flown on Apollo 11, S/C 107, LM-5, July 16-24, 1969, Landed On The Moon - July 20, 1969,Crew, Mr. N. Armstrong, Lt. Col. M. Collins, Col. E. Aldrin, Jr.", HW Adkins was a NASA Engineer. An incredible piece of history, flown aboard the most famous space mission in history.

Estimate:  £6000 - 8000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
SPACE MEMORABILIA/MOON: Apollo 13 Lunar Module Flown Stowage Assembly Strap. This flown strap was taken from the stowage assembly which flew aboard the Apollo 13 lunar module ''Aquarius'' during the famous flight. It was part of the material given to Grumman, builders of the lunar module, most of which was cut into pieces in order to make the Grumman Employee Awards, which themselves were then signed by the crew. The strap in question was acquired from a Grumman employee of 35 years, who was the Lunar Module spacecraft test manager at Kennedy Space Center for Apollos 10, 13, and 15, and supported Apollo 5 (the first LM to fly) and Apollo 11.
Framed behind UV protective glass and with a 4ins. NASA patch & 4ins. Apollo 13 patch. The frame measures 20ins. x 20ins. and the strap measures 7¼ins. x 1ins. Comes with certificate of authenticity & paperwork.


Estimate:  £3000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 5
SPACE MEMORABILIA/MOON: Neil Armstrong & Michael Collins signed limited edition Paul Calle print. This incredible piece of artwork represents one of the finest and most iconic moments in human history, Neil Armstrong suiting up prior to his famous Apollo 11 mission in which he became the first man to walk on the moon. This piece was created by renowned space artist Paul Calle, the only artist allowed into the suit-up area prior to launch. The print is one of a limited edition created by Calle and is hand signed by Neil Armstrong and Paul Calle. This piece also bears additional signatures of fellow Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, Paul Calle's son and fellow space artist Chris Calle, as well as Neil Armstrong's son, Rick Armstrong. This is easily the most recognised piece of artwork to come from the Apollo program, and this particular piece is numbered 63/1000. Comes with original Apollo 11 flyer, an AB emblem Apollo 11 patch, matted & framed using museum quality materials. Overall frame measures 39ins. x 22ins.

Estimate:  £3000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 6
SPACE/APOLLO 11: High gloss photo of Buzz Aldrin standing before the American Flag on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission has been hand signed by Buzz himself. Buzz also adds ''Apollo XI'' inscription. Buzz became the second man to step foot on the lunar surface after his crew mate, Neil Armstrong. During their time on the lunar surface Armstrong and Aldrin collected 21.55kg of moon rocks. Before they left the lunar surface, they stored the moon rocks aboard the lunar module ''Eagle''. Apollo 11 flag photo 16ins. x 20ins. printed on Fuji crystal archive paper.



Estimate:  £2500 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 7
R.M.S. TITANIC: Modern souvenir models including coal, constructed out of Coca Cola tins, scratch built model in glass box case, and Olympic & Titanic models in glass display case (5).
Estimate:  £75 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 8
CUNARD & LINER: Cunard money order showing Mauretania/Lusitania plus another for Cunard White Star Ltd dated 1936 and a Hudson Scott & Sons biscuit tin depicting a four funnel liner (3).

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 9
OCEAN LINER: Print of Royal British & North American Mail-Packet Company's (Cunard) new steamship Persia February 9th 1856. At the time she was the largest steamship in the world. Broken up 1872. Framed and glazed 14ins. x 9ins.

Estimate:  £75 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 10
CUNARD: Souvenir Cunard shoulder (canvas) bags from Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. Each bag approx. 14ins. x 5½ins. x 8¼ins. Plus a maiden round-the-world voyage of Queen Elizabeth II 1975 brochure detailing itinerary and price in pounds plus dates, Greenock Telegraph supplement 25/7/1990 commemorating Queen Elizabeth II first arrival on Clyde since her launch, part of 150th Cunard anniversary cruise (3).

Estimate:  £75 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 11
R.M.S. TITANIC: Modern hardwood souvenir cutlery box with inlaid decoration depicting the ship at sea. 15ins. x 11ins.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 12
R.M.S. TITANIC: Unusual Swedish first edition soft-bound copy of Titanic survivor Archibald Gracie's book "The Truth About the Titanic" dated 1930.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
MARINE: Trinity House (Lighthouse & Lightships), silver plated cruet, teapot and sugar bowl (3).

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 14
OCEAN LINER: Book collection to include first edition of "The Ismay Line", "Titanic Triumph and Tragedy", "Ocean Liners of the Past", etc. (9).

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 15
MARITIME: "Jane's Fighting Ships" 1946-7, 1969-70, 1975-6 and 1989-90. Four volumes.

Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 16
R.M.S. TITANIC: Titanic book collection to include "A Night to Remember" 1955 3rd edition, "The Maiden Voyage" 1969 1st edition, "Raise the Titanic" 1976 1st edition, etc. (29).

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 17
R.M.S. TITANIC: Titanic book collection to include "Titanic Triumph and Tragedy", "The Discovery of the Titanic", "Report on the Loss of the S.S. Titanic", "R.M.S. Titanic 75 Years of Legend", "Story of the Titanic Postcards", "The Maiden Voyage" 1st edition, etc. (21).

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18
MILITARIA/THIRD REICH: Kriegsmarine ceramic egg cups, marked with eagle and swastika and M. 1 x 2ins and 1 x 2½ins.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 19
R.M.S. TITANIC: Collection of modern Titanic exhibition and other posters including Grand Opening of the Ship of Dreams. Approx. 11.

Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 20
TITANIC/MOVIE MEMORABILIA: Kate Winslet signed photo of Rose in her boarding costume. Framed and glazed 10ins. x 7ins.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 21
‡ R.M.S. TITANIC/MOVIE MEMORABILIA: Original production used cast resin prop lifeboat plaque from James Cameron's multi Oscar winning movie Titanic measuring 7¼ins. round, studio painted and finished to appear as wrought iron.

The text reads in relief, 30'-0, 9'-6 x 4'-6, 64P. Mirror image figures were used in flipped footage. As onboard the actual Titanic plaques of this type were affixed to lifeboats to indicate capacity.

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 22
R.M.S. TITANIC/MOVIE MEMORABILIA: Souvenir life jacket issued to crew on the James Cameron movie Titanic. This example is hand signed by a number of the crew and was presented to Dave Coldham, head plasterer who suffered an accident during production. It carries a black printed stencilled lettering "Titanic crew Rosarito 1996-97 Mexico". Sold together with Mr Coldham's maroon crew baseball cap. Life jacket measures 27ins. x 16ins. (2).

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
OCEAN LINER: Large P & O house flag reputedly from the Canberra. Ex Cobwebs. 50ins. x 73ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 24
LINER: P & O teak deck chair ends, both impressed P&O - a pair.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 25
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Graf Zeppelin luggage tag, vibrant blue, yellow and white. Graf Zeppelin flying eastbound, while a HAPAG steamship (Class Milwaukee / St. Louis) sails westbound. 4½ins. diameter, mint.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 26
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Hindenburg luggage label, with American Airlines as "Exclusive Connecting Service". Pictures Hindenburg flying westbound, with passengers boarding an American Airlines DC-3 flagship aircraft. Red, blue and beige. Full gum, mint. 6¼ins. x 4¼ins.

Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 27
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: French and English 1936 Passenger time table and rate chart. Shows the transatlantic maiden voyage of the Hindenburg. Folded. 4ins. x 8ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 28
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Promotional postcard selling contributions to the Zeppelin Co, postally used 6-2-26. Unusual Hans Schuize Airship/Bi-Plane postcard, plus a Kurgarten Hotel Zeppelin postcard (3).

Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 29
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Graf Zeppelin brochure, South American service, 1934. Graf Zeppelin flights from Germany to South America. Powerful cover graphic showing the Graf flying westbound, over a stylized route map. Inside brochure shows passenger dining room, deck plan, outside fly-over views. The Hamburg America Line was the Zeppelin Company's ticketing agent. Fourteen pages in excellent condition. 8½ins. x 6½ins.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Unusual USS Akron promotional two-sided advertising card, copy of the Texaco Star showing the Graf Zeppelin flying over New York, copy of the "Chronology of Aviation 1912" and an album of John Player aeroplane cigarette cards (4).

Estimate:  £70 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
ZEPPELIN/AIRSHIP: Rare pair of 1934 timetables to South America via Zeppelin (2) plus "Auch unser Werk" Zeppelin postcard and cover.

Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 32
UNION CASTLE: Pretoria Castle framed and glazed agent's print. 27ins. x 17ins.

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 33
OCEAN LINER ANCHOR LINE: Agent's print by Odin Rosenvinge. Framed and glazed 27ins. x 20ins.

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 34
POSTERS: Grand Cidre le Ruban Bleu Normandie poster, minor edge tears 12ins. x 15ins. plus three others.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 35
R.M.S. TITANIC: 20th cent. Oil on canvas, signed A. Henriksson of "Titanic hitting the iceberg", 14ins. x 17ins. plus one other unrelated of Titanic at sea. 15ins. x 12ins. (2).

Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 36
MARITIME PRINTS: Simon Fisher print "The Last Sighting" framed and glazed. 32ins. x 20ins., "Aquitania departing New York" and "Dusk Cherbourg Harbour" (3).


Estimate:  £75 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 37
CUNARD: Booths soup bowls x 6, marked to base. 9ins.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 38
CUNARD: Royal Doulton Queen Elizabeth II dinner plates, gilt rim with Cunard house detail to rim. 11ins.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 39
WHITE STAR LINE: Cymric engineering plan reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962 for Laurence Dunn. Approx. 53¾ins. x 14¾ins. Runic engineering plan reproduced as above. Approx. 51ins. x 13¼ins. and Afric engineering plan reproduced as above. Approx. 58¼ins. x 14¾ins. (3).

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 40
WHITE STAR LINE: Naronic engineering plan reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962 for Laurence Dunn. Approx. 62¾ins. x 15¾ins.
NB: Sister ship to Bovic she was lost with all hands in 1873. Belgic (Belgenland) rigging plan reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962. Belgic is shown with only two funnels as, during WW1, she was hurriedly completed as a cargo ship for White Star Line. After the war she returned to Harland & Wolff for completion as the Belgenland for Red Star Line with three funnels (2).

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 41
WHITE STAR LINE: Celtic engineering plans reproduced by Harland & Wolff for Laurence Dunn in 1962. Approx. 62¾ins. x 15¾ins, Columbus/Republic reproduced by Harland & Wolff for Laurence Dunn in 1962. Approx. 55ins. x 14½ins. and MV Britannic 1930 rigging plan reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962. Approx. 62¾ins. x 20ins. (3).

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 42
WHITE STAR LINE: Regina (Westernland) engineering plan reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962. She is shown with one funnel as, during WW1, she was required by the UK as a cargo vessel. After the war she was returned to Harland & Wolff for completion as a two-funnelled passenger liner. Pittsburgh's large rigging plan (with 6½ins. tear to centre) reproduced by Harland & Wolff in 1962 for author Laurence Dunn (2).

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 43
CUNARD LINE: Softcover brochure for Saloon Rates and Plans of Lusitania, Mauretania, Campania, Caronia and Carmania circa 1912, 31 pages. 9ins. x 6ins.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 44
OCEAN LINER/P & O: Rare hardbound volume "P&O Sketches" in pen and ink by Harry Furniss published by The Studio of Design & Illustration Supply Agency, London, 204 pages, 100 humorous sketches with text on facing page depicting the lives and amusements of passengers on P & O ships returning to England from India. 12ins. x 8ins.

Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 45
MARITIME - BOOKS: "The Cunard Line" by the Electrolyte Company 1894, hardbound red cover, 72 pages.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 46
LINER: Unusual late 19th cent. hardbound volume "Southampton Docks & its Shipping 1896".

Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 47
OCEAN LINER/P & O: Rare hardbound volume "P & O Pencillings" published by Day & Son, London with illustrations by Emrik & Binger, London. In 1891 P & O commissioned artist William Whitelock Lloyd to produce pen and ink drawings of life on board a P & O liner to be sold to passengers as a keepsake of their voyage. The sketches were drawn on board the steamship 'Himalaya' as it travelled from Southampton to India via the Suez Canal and are brilliantly evocative of life aboard the liners of the time. 14ins. x 10ins.

Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 48
OCEAN LINER: Daily Mirror breaking the news of Lusitania's demise May 8th 1915 "Torpedoed by German Pirate".

Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 49
OCEAN LINER: Cunard Line 1913-1914 Winter Cruises Through to Egypt -Saloon Rates and Plans soft cover brochure offering information of Cunard Liners with plans and rates, including plan of Carpathia & information of Lusitania & Mauretania circa 1913. 8ins. x 6ins.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 50
R.M.S. LUSITANIA: Extremely important archive relating to Senior 5th Engineer William Affleck Anderson who drowned when the Lusitania was torpedoed by the German submarine U-20. The collection encompasses his Continuous Certificate of Discharge, the final entry being 23rd April 1913 (his subsequent book was lost in the sinking), photos of both of the Lusitania and Mr Anderson, in memoriam cards, Lusitania Memorial Dedication Programme and a letter dated May 14th 1915 from the Marine Engineers Association offering their sincere sympathy on Mr Anderson's death. Two of the rarest elements of the archive are a WWI British "Deadman's Penny". These were issued to next of kin of service personal who were killed as a result of enemy action. Examples relating to the Lusitania very rarely, if ever, come to market. The second is an extremely rare letter written onboard the Lusitania less than two months before her ill-fated final voyage, written over four sides. The content is superb and includes the sentence "We didn't sight any submarines or anything of the sort". Provenance via direct descent. A truly museum quality archive of memorabilia relating to a senior officer who lost his life aboard the Lusitania.
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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