May 22, 2008 - Sale 2147

Sale 2147 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 1,020
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE.) "Empress of Australia" (I). Group of over 55 pieces related to the ship, including 45 photographs (most vintage and with quite a number of interior views of public rooms), plus a deck plan from 1936, and fancy brochures (some with deck plans). Principally 1920-30s

Additional Details

The twin screw ship started out as the "Tirpitz" in the Hamburg-American fleet in 1913. She was ceded to Great Britain after the war and then sold to the Canadian Pacific Line in 1922. She was scrapped in 1952.