OCEAN LINER: Cunard/Isle of Man Post Office Queen Elizabeth ...

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OCEAN LINER: Cunard/Isle of Man Post Office Queen Elizabeth II Farewell Season Celebration. Limited edition 156 of 189 Queen Elizabeth II Farewell Season Celebration large 14½ins. x 14ins. album in slip case cover. These retailed for £350 in 2008 and were a strictly limited edition. Each beautifully presented and individually numbered case will contain a Certificate of Authenticity and the following unique collection of official Queen Elizabeth II items from its farewell season: Leather-bound commemorative edition of Queen Elizabeth II -The Greatest Ocean Liner Afloat. 206 pages signed by the authors and containing a special printing of Queen Elizabeth II stamps bound into the book and individually numbered; Three Cunard Queens In New York stamped envelope; Queen Elizabeth II in Sydney, Australia stamped envelope; Special cover to mark farewell visit to Queen Elizabeth II by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth signed by Commodore R. W. Warwick, Captain of the Queen Elizabeth II; Stamped limited edition programme from a Service of Thanksgiving for Queen Elizabeth II at Liverpool Cathedral from the final Round Britain Voyage including dinner menu from the voyage; Robert Lloyd print of Queen Elizabeth II - specially commissioned, signed and individually numbered - "the Queen Elizabeth II leaving New York; Set of 6 Queen Elizabeth II postcards from art works produced by Robert Lloyd with individually numbered certificate; Summary of Queen Elizabeth II's final voyage to Dubai - extracts from log of the voyage; Specially struck silver clad medallion supplied in a protective capsule and presented against a backdrop of ports visited during 25 circumnavigations of the globe; Daily Programme from the last day at sea on the final voyage to Dubai; Unique album specially produced to house the Collections Limited Edition items; Last transatlantic voyage from New York postcard carried on board and signed by Hotel Manager Mr John Duffy; Last voyage from Southampton to Dubai envelope and carried on board with the addition of a Gibraltar stamp and postmark - signed by Captain McNaught; Last visit to Canada cover in association with the Cunard Steamship Society signed by their president John Langley; A special envelope signed by Sir Rex Hunt featuring the new Falkland Island stamps to honour Queen Elizabeth II; 'Time to say Goodbye - Leaving Southampton' envelope 11th November 2008; 'Visit to Douglas Bay' envelope from final Round Britain Voyage.

Auction Date:
17th Apr 21 at 1pm BST

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17th Apr 2021 1pm BST (Lots 1 to 248)