Feb 03, 2011 - Sale 2235

Sale 2235 - Lot 311

Price Realized: $ 1,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(NORTH GERMAN LLOYD LINE.) "Werra" (I). North German Lloyd. New York and Bremen. Color lithographed poster with a central image of the steamer at sea with sails unfurled, 29 3/4x23 inches; moderately toned overall, numerous closed tears and repairs (principally in margins); linen-backed. New York: Major and Knapp [obscured], circa 1885

Additional Details

This small single-screw vessel began service in 1882 on the Bremen-New York route. She was transferred to the Mediterranean-New York route in 1891 which helps date this poster as being issued prior to that date. She left service in 1901 and was broken up in 1903.