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Metal Ashtray

From the Collection of Victorian Maritime Centre 220 The Esplanade Crib Point Victoria

Description
Metal plated ashtray in the shape of a ships wheel, with P&O Logo & SS Himalaya
Size
15cm Dia - 1cm deep
Object Registration
M0011
Keywords
souvenir, cruise liners, merchant souvenir, ss himalaya, p&o cruise ship
Historical information
The matchbox ashtray was purchased sometime during a cruise by unknown person. It is part of a cruise liner collection by D Benson and Family over a period of years. D Benson sold part of the collection to the V.M.C who purchased the remaining part. It is a great source of information to visitors to the V.M.C. At the time of ocean liner holiday cruising, many people smoked cigarettes and purchased these souvenirs to keep or give away as gifts.
Inscriptions & Markings
P&O Logo
SS Himalaya
Last updated
22 Jul 2017 at 4:50PM