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Nice Ca. 1955 Norddeutscher Lloyd Steamship Line Salad Plate by Rosenthal Germany
ARTIFACT: Nice circa 1955 Norddeutscher Lloyd Steamship Line salad plate by Rosenthal China. Norddeutscher Lloyd was a German shipping line that was established in 1857 and became one of the most important shipping companies of the 19th and 20th century. In the late 1880's they provided postal service from the German Empire to Australia and Far East. In 1887 the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Große was built and at the time was the largest, fastest ship in the world! The company endured many setbacks, loss of revenue, and equipment was destroyed during each World War and post-war, the company nearly started from scratch, but came back each time and civilian service finally started back up in 1955. The plate features a light blue embellishment along the edge and Norddeutscher Lloyd's emblem, an entwined anchor, wreath, and key.
VINTAGE: Circa 1955
SIZE: Approximately 7-1/2" in diameter
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Ceramic, paint
MARKINGS: "ROSENTHAL GERMANY"
ITEM NOTES: This is from an ocean liner and nautical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAX15 LFJX10/15
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The plate shows minor wear, overall excellent condition.