Mar 04, 2010 - Sale 2205

Sale 2205 - Lot 273

Price Realized: $ 1,140
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(PACIFIC MAIL LINE.) "Korea." Speed Comfort "China" "Korea" "Siberia." Company-issued tinted lithographed print after a painting by Fred Pansing, for use in a travel agency, showing "Korea" at sea, but within sight of land, 25 1/2x39 1/4 inches sight size; several small areas of slight abrading to the surface, most in the lower margin, slightest hint of dampstaining along the bottom edge (well away from image and caption); in the original refurbished company frame with metal name plate. New York: American Lithographic Co., 1903

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"Korea" was a quadruple-screw liner which began its trans-Pacific service in 1902. She was renamed "Korea Maru" when purchased by T.K.K. in 1916. She remained in service until she was scrapped in 1934.