Queen Mary Suite Dresser

This is one of my biggest pieces.  A dresser from one of the suites on board Queen Mary.  I love it.  The craftsmanship and quality just can’t be beat and the wood veneer is beautiful.

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Markings on the back and it looks like it comes from cabin M152

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If you are looking to sell any fittings, furniture, or memorabilia from the Queen Mary please contact me at craigslink2now@gmail.com.

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Queen Mary Shanks Push and Faucets

The first time I stayed on board QM I loved the Shanks toilet push and I’ve really wanted one of my own ever since I first seriously started collecting Queen Mary items and I finally have one!

I didn’t waste any time; I polished the pieces up and they’re now hanging up in our bathroom.  It’s awesome.

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Close up of the awesomeness

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If you are looking to sell any fittings, furniture, or memorabilia from the Queen Mary please contact me at craigslink2now@gmail.com.

Queen Mary Sugar Shaker

This piece is another great silver piece that just needed a little TLC.

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I love how it’s leaning a little, who knows how many times it’s fallen or tumbled over from use and from the rolling of the ship.

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Markings on the sugar shaker.  It’s a Z date so that means it was made in 1936 and is definitely a sugar shaker for the Queen Mary.  This pattern didn’t start until 1936 and at that time there was only one ship being built for Cunard, so we know it was intended for use on her.

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The before shot.

This sugar shaker would have been used on board one of her restaurants and in her suites. The finest Restaurant on board was the First Class Restaurant which is now called the Grand Salon.

If you are looking to sell any fittings, furniture, or memorabilia from the Queen Mary please contact me at craigslink2now@gmail.com.

Queen Mary Silver Vase

This is another recent addition.  When I first got it the silver was pretty tarnished, but a little polishing and it looks great!

ImageIn one of my books there is a picture of this type of vase in a suite with 8 carnations (four white and four pink or red) and some babies breath.  So we tried to recreate that arrangement.

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Here’s the before shot of when it first came.  You can still tell it’s a great piece even without being polished.

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Queen Mary Nightstand

I got this nightstand not too long ago.  It is a great little piece, just the right size for a nightstand. I also love the split veneer which makes the front a little more interesting.

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It looks like this was from M deck, and I think the brown Bakelite handles are a little less common than the white Bakelite. I believe the veneer is maple.

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This is cool – it’s has chamber pot holder.  One day I’d like to get a chamber pot to put in there. I’m not sure what the purpose of the pull-out shelf is, but I’d love to find out.  This is just one of many, many questions I would ask the shipbuilders about.

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Lastly the markings on the back side.  It reads  stamped in the wood is “31” and then in pencil it reads “65 (Star)” and then below that “M”.

If you are looking to sell any fittings, furniture, or memorabilia from the Queen Mary please contact me at craigslink2now@gmail.com.