Lot 279Shipping - Launch Of R.M.S Queen Elizabeth Book...

Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am

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Shipping - Launch Of R.M.S Queen Elizabeth Book in the presence of their majesties the King & Queen at the yard of John Brown & Co. Ltd. Clydebank September 27th, 1938. Naming Ceremony performed by Her Majesty The Queen, very extravagant 24 page book telling the story of this ship, with all it’s details & features. Full page tipped in portraits of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth & Sir Percy E. Bates Bart, Chairman of Cunard White Star Ltd, plus 2 other people. Also 11 full page photographic illustrations & 2 fold out illustrations of the building of this ship. Plus double page multicoloured illustration of this ship as it will look at sea. Ornate card covers printed red & gold on cream background bound with red cord. (This book was presented at the launch, to only those present at that event.) This is a quality item on which no expense has been spared in its production. Size 10” × 13”.

Guide Price: £50.00 - £70.00

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