Rare - Metal Ashtray
From the Collection of Victorian Maritime Centre 220 The Esplanade Crib Point Victoria
- Rare - Round brass ashtray with scroll work top and bottom. Butterfly wing with ship picture in centre. Back is embossed. 3 small ball feet.
- 9.5cm Dia
- souvenir, cruise liners, merchant souvenir, t.s.s strathaird
- 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. In 1932 this ship the T.S.S Strathaird evacuated 6,000 troops & civilians from???
- T.S.S Strathaird
- 22 Jul 2017 at 4:58PM