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Pocketknife

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

Description
Rare - Mother of pearl pocketknife, with metal ship logo Strathaird inlaid on the front.
Size
2 x 9cm
Object Registration
M0023
Keywords
souvenir, cruise liners, t.s.s strathaird
Historical information
The pocketknife 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 purchased these souvenirs to keep or give away as gifts.
When Made
1932 -1967
Inscriptions & Markings
Ship with Strathaird
Last updated
22 Jul 2017 at 6:25PM