2 Card Sets Featuring Ships – 1936 Dominion “Old Ships,” 1924 Wills “Merchant Ships of the World.”
Lot 656. 2 Card Sets Featuring Ships – 1936 Dominion “Old Ships,” 1924 Wills “Merchant Ships of the World.” Fifty cards make up the Wills set. These cards have color fronts, each with a ship, and descriptive backs. Among the ships are the T.S.S. California, the S.S. Empress of Australia, the S.S. Empress of Canada, the S.S. France, the R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, the R.M.S. Rotterdam, the R.M.S.P. Ohio, the S.S. America, the S.S. Pittsburgh and 41 more. The Dominion Tobacco offering is the Fourth Series of its “Old Ships.” The 25 cards have fronts printed in blue and informational backs. The old ships include the Queen Mary, Star of Italy, Kinfauns Castle, China, Mexican and City of Richmond. Many are sailing ships built in the 1870s and 1880s. Cards in the 1936 Dominion “Old Ships” set average ex to ex-m. Several cards in the 1924 Wills “Merchant Ships of the World” set have creases; the set averages vg-ex to ex, with some cards grading lower, and some higher. Winning Bid $35.