He didn't expect a response. Inside was this - a nameplate made of cast brass unscrewed from one of the lifeboats! This hefty beauty was caked with years of black and white paint which has since been removed, revealing the shiny brass letters and textured background.
The nameplate from the last surviving White Star liner was a prized possession for fifty-six years. Now, for the first time, it is being offered for sale. It may be the only BRITANNIC brass lifeboat nameplate extant. It measures 1.75"wide by 18" long by.25 thick In 1964, young Jack wrote Thomas W. Ward again, asking for a souvenir from the MAURETANIA (II) which was then being scrapped. He never received a reply. The item "Lifeboat Nameplate from White Star's M. BRITANNIC NAUTIQUES sHiPs WORLDWIDE" is in sale since Friday, August 18, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Cruise Ships & Ocean Liners\White Star & Titanic". The seller is "67t-bird" and is located in South Ryegate, Vermont. This item can be shipped worldwide.