Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 65

Price Realized: $ 2,500
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
J.F. BUTLER (DATES UNKNOWN) PANAMA PACIFIC LINE / NEW YORK CALIFORNIA VIA PANAMA CANAL AND HAVANA. Circa 1928.
21 3/4x14 inches, 55 1/4x35 1/2 cm.
Condition B+: horizontal abrasions in lower image; sharp creases in top margin and image; small tear at bottom left edge; slight staining at edges and in left image; metal strips at top and bottom. Paper.
The Panama Pacific Line began operation in 1915, sailing between the East Coast of the United States and California via the Panama Canal. In the late 1920s three brand new sister ships were added to her fleet. These nearly identical two-funneled liners were the California, the Virginia and the Pennsylvania. Each of these ships provided drive-on service to their passengers, which meant that travelers could arrive and leave with their own cars. Departing from New York City, Havana, Cuba, was the first port of call. The New York to San Francisco service via the Panama Canal was discontinued in 1937. rare. We could find no other examples at auction. Passenger Ships 47....