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Metal Ashtray

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

Description
Metal Ashtray with logo SS Orcades
Size
8.5cm square - 1cm deep
Object Registration
M0013
Keywords
souvenir, cruise liners, merchant souvenir, ss orcades
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
Logo SS. Orcades
Last updated
22 Jul 2017 at 4:51PM