Ca. 1930 Savannah Line Steamship City of Birmingham Advertising Copper Letter Opener
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Ca. 1930 Savannah Line Steamship City of Birmingham Advertising Copper Letter Opener

Code: ol10006sv

$60.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1930 advertising letter opener for the steamship S.S. City of Birmingham of the Savannah Line (or the Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah). Built in 1923 as one of the last passenger ships for the Savannah Line, the Birmingham became a cargo ship with the outbreak of World War II. She and nine on board were lost on July 30, 1942 when torpedoed by the German boat U.202. The opener is in copper and reads NEW PIER 46 NORTH RIVER.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930.

SIZE: Approximately 7-7/8" in length and 1-1/16" in width (at widest point).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old steamship company collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MAJX98 LFJX1/14

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The opener has some small areas of wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.