This shipbuilders' model was auctioned in 2010 for GBP 26.978,00. Scale is 1:50 (312 cms)
This ship is one of my favourites, so I intend to have 5 pcs made in half that size (scale 1:100) if I can find buyers for 4 pcs.
Price indication GBP 1600 ex taxes.
Slightly surprising use of words 'great' and 'brilliant' which I associate more with present-day modes of speech. The word 'gay', on the other hand, probably wouldn't be used in quite the same way today.
Undated, but is clearly from the 1930s.
Already in a wartime coat of gray paint, Furness Withy Lines Monarch of Bermuda is seen leaving New York in late November, 1939. The liner had been requisitioned by the Admiralty and given her first wartime mission. She was ordered to leave New York and sail northward to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The