Catalog OfVery RARE Cunard Line Documents

These are ORIGINAL Ocean Liner items.  These are Museum Quality and are geared for the collector of top quality Ocean Liner Memorabilia.  These are receipts from the ship building companies to Cunard Lines acknowledging receipt of money for building the steamship.  Images are provided for all items in this catalog.

Please order by Item Number (please note that the numbers are not consecutive).  All items are in Very Good Condition, or better unless otherwise noted.  Please list alternate choices on your order when possible.

  • VLT19360416
    QUEEN MARY
    (Cunard White Star)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from John Brown & Co. Ltd. in the amount of £25,000 as payment of Joint Certificate dated 11 April 1936 as payment towards building the liner. Dated 16 April 1936. Two Pence tax stamp affixed. 8×10.25″.

    $995.00
  • VLT19250507
    ALAUNIA
    (Cunard)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from John Brown & Co. Ltd. in the amount of £80,297.7.3 as payment of 41st installment for building the ship & bill stamps. Dated 7 May 1925. Two Pence tax stamp affixed. 8×10″.

    $295.00
  • VLT19200221
    ASCANIA
    (Cunard)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from Armstrong Naval Yard in the amount of £21,868.0.0 as payment of 4th installment of constructing the liner. Dated 21 Feb. 1920. One Penny tax stamp affixed. 8.5×13.5″.

    $295.00
  • VLT19200221b
    AUSONIA
    (Cunard)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from Armstrong Naval Yard in the amount of £21,469.0.0 as payment of 4th installment of constructing the liner. Dated 21 Feb. 1920. One Penny tax stamp affixed. 8.5×13.5″.

    $295.00
  • VLT19280518
    BOTHNIA
    (Cunard)

    Handwritten Receipt issued to Cunard Line from North Lands Shipbuilding Yard in the amount of £40,763.14.8 as payment of margin on account of Bills Discounted & Bill Stamps. Dated 18 May 1928. Two Pence tax stamp affixed. 5.5×8″.

    $250.00
  • VLT19230210
    FRANCONIA
    (Cunard)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from John Brown & Co. Ltd. in the amount of £56,627.0.9 as payment of 34th installment for building the ship & bill stamps. Dated 10 Feb. 1923. Two Pence tax stamp affixed. 8×10″.

    $395.00
  • VLT19050628
    LUSITANIA
    (Cunard)

    Receipt issued to Cunard Line from John Brown & Co. Ltd. in the amount of £76,740.17.0 as payment “amount expended by us on above vessel up to the end of May 1905.” Dated 28 June 1905. One Penny tax stamp affixed. 8.25×10.25″. Vessel referred to only as “#367”. Ink is slightly faded.

    $2,995.00
  • VLT19091026
    ORO, OCEANO, ORONO
    (Cunard)

    Handwritten Receipt issued to Cunard Line from Gellatly, Hankey & Co. for The Plate Steam Ship Co. in the amount of £10,760 as balance of purchase money for building the ships. Dated 26 Oct 1909. One Penny tax stamp embossed on. 3.75×6.75″.

    $250.00
  • VLT19141030
    TRANSYLVANIA
    (Cunard)

    Handwritten Receipt issued to Cunard Line from Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. in the amount of £87,837.10.0 as 6th installment for building the ship. Dated 30 Oct. 1914. One Penny tax stamp affixed. 5.25×9″. The Transylvania ran only 3 months for Cunard, then was transferred to Anchor Line. She was torpedoed and sunk in 1917.

    $495.00