Lot 703

Launch Of R.M.S Queen Elizabeth in the presence...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Launch Of R.M.S Queen Elizabeth 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 details & features. Full page tipped in portraits of King & Queen & Sir Percy E. Bates Bart, Chairman of Cunard. Also 11 full page photographic illustrations & 2 fold out illustrations. Plus double page multicoloured illustration of this ship as it will look at sea. Ornate card covers printed red & gold on cream background (This book was presented at the launch, to only those present at that event.) It is a quality item on which no expense has been spared in its production. Size 10" x 13"

Hammer Price: £30.00