Photo: SS United States & The RMS Queen Mary - Riband Winners On The Hudson, NY

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Seller: ambassadoroflight (11,691) 100%, Location: Miami Beach, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 382526587905 -Riband Winners: The SS United States & The SS Queen Mary-A unique photo of the last two Blue Riband winners in a very fitting view with the Queen Mary 'following' the SS United States, motoring down the Hudson to their respective New York Piers in the late 1950's. A true ocean greyhound, the United States was by far the fastest liner ever built: with 4 sets of Westinghouse Turbines mashing out over 241,000 hp, the United States was the last liner to ever hold the Trans-Atlantic Speed Record smashing the Queen Mary's best time by over 10 hours on her maiden voyage in July, 1952, despite having to cut through a 60 mph gale blowing off Bishop Rock. She recovered the Riband for America after a 100 year wait, since the Arctic last held it a century earlier. Nice. This new Black & White Print of the original archive is on Heavy Premium Glossy Photo Paper, Large 11" x 8.5" format, (exact dimensions may vary) in flawless condition. Please visit our store and look in the SS United States 'Supership' Category to see more great Posters and Prints of the fastest Super Liner ever built. Most of our Posters & Prints are available in 5 different sizes although exact dimensions may vary on certain views due to occasional non-standard aspect ratios: 7” x 5”: $4.99 ******* 8.5" x 11": $8.00--$11.00 ******* 13" x 19": $17.50 ******* 18" x 24": $21.50 ******* 24" x 36": $24.50--$29.50. Please contact us via eBay e-mail to set up any of our prints in any of the above size formats for you in BUY IT NOW. ************* ABOUT OUR PRINTS: All our views are printed to order by one of the most advanced Photo Art Printers in the industry that uses ultra chrome archival ink rated to maintain its original color characteristics for 125 years and beyond. The detail and definition of the shipped product is usually excellent and much sharper than the low resolution image used here except in the rare exception that it be the clearest known view worldwide in which case it would be sold on the merits of its rarity alone and clearly stated as such. Our printing process results in an exceptionally vivid, colorful and detailed view suitable for museum or gallery display. All our 8” x 11” prints are shipped flat with a rigid cardboard stabilizer for durable impact and bend protection while our posters are shipped rolled in a rigid cylindrical tube that’s placed inside a 2nd shipping tube for double impact protection. To date neither has ever failed our eBay shipping delivery system. We combine shipping on multiple purchases so you only pay one reduced shipping charge regardless of how many items you purchase. Our standard accepted form of payment is Paypal or Credit Card however you may contact us if you wish to arrange an alternative payment method. ************* Please click here to visit White Star Line Archives & Images. Exact+Transportation: OCEANLINERS, Region+or+Country: United+States

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