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Playing Cards - Sitmar Line, circa 1960s Reg. No: HT 7100
- Set of two boxed packs of playing cards produced for the Sitmar Cruise line, circa 1960s. They were probably made for sale in shipboard souvenir shops. The cards are a good example of the sort of souvenirs produced by post World War Two shipping lines for the tourist and migrant trade.
- Boxed set of 2 packs playing cards (1 Blue, 1 red), each card with 'Sitmar Line' insignia. Blue cards loose, red cards still sealed in plastic. Box grey card with blue edging and 'Sitmar Line' inscribed on lid.
|Dimensions:||9.8 cm (Height), 12.6 cm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Box dimensions only.|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, shipping lines, shipping, playing cards, shipping industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Shipboard Life|
|Inscriptions:||'Sitmar Line' inscribed on lid.|
|Manufactured For:||Sitmar Line (Societa Italiana Transporti Marittimi S.p.A.), Italy, circa 1960s|