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Old 04-06-2019, 08:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default RMS Mauretania

A Chrome plated Twist action ballpoint pen .
Made using a rare and highly collectable Salvaged Burmese Teak
from R.M.S. Mauretania .




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Old 04-06-2019, 07:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Beautiful Pen Thomas,
Incredible Burmese Teak Blank, Salvage from The R.M.S.Mauretania.
A real "Blast from the Past", a Vessel that played a significant role in WW1, after her Fast Record Breaking Atlantic Crossings.
Such a Significant piece of Naval History.
I also love the Weathered Plaque, displayed on the Triangular Piece of Teak, Pen Rest.
Who would have considered that a Piece from such a Significant Ship, that was Scrapped 84 years ago, would surface today, in the Extremely Capable hands of Thomas. To continue Life as a Magnificent Pen Blank.
Thank you Thomas, Keep up your discovering items of Interest and History.
Turn that special piece of Timber you have been keeping.
Enjoy it for its true beauty.
Why leave it for others to enjoy without you?

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Old 04-07-2019, 05:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Nicely done! Great piece of history! Great fit and finish.
Keith Byrd, Mount Wolf, PA 17347
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Old 04-08-2019, 07:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I love the little metal plate that identifies the ship. It really adds to the feel of things.

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Old 04-08-2019, 08:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Rapt in your collection,great to read the history every time.

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