RMS Queen Mary Phone

RMS Queen Mary Phone

This item is really special and one I’ve been wanting for a long time.  It’s so iconic and not just because of it’s great 30s feel, but because Queen Mary was one of the first ocean liners where you could telephone around the world. Cunard was so proud of this new technology that they included a feature of their telephone system in RMS Queen Mary: A Book of Comparisons.

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I especially like the tag here: “You can telephone to any part of the world whilst at sea”

RMS Queen Mary - You Can Telephone

Here’s an historical photo of a similar phone in use on Queen Mary in one of her luxurious first class cabins.

RMS Queen Mary Phone in Suite

I was able to wire so that it would work on home phone lines.  I love the buzz it makes, hearing it sound again brings it back to life.

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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RMS Queen Mary Crystal Glasses

A while ago my wife told me she wanted some crystal glasses from Queen Mary, and then it became my mission. I was very happy when I came across a couple of lots.

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Cunard used a great etched wave pattern on all their crystal glasses that’s just wonderful. It’s a very simple, but elegant design. This wave design was repeated frequently throughout Queen Mary in her fittings and decor.

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Below is crystal in use during her in-service days in the 1st Class Restaurant. I’ve seen at least 10 different shapes, and I’m sure there are many more. I would love to talk with a steward and find out what each glass was used for.

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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.