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Swizzle sticks

Four plastic swizzle sticks from the Empress of Scotland and the Empress of Canada; and one blue spoon from "The Canadian", the CPR's premier, cross-country, passenger train of the late 1950's/early 1960's.

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Souvenir letter openers

Metal letter openers engraved with the word "Canada" with enamel handles depicting reliefs of the ships "S.S. Princess Kathleen", "S.S. Princess Elaine" and "S.S Princess Louise". They are held inside a box ...

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Rail section

T-Section of steel rail, souvenir of the centennial of the completion of the transcontinental railway. An attached tag describes it as part of the last rail laid on the C.P.R. in the 1880's. A stamp on the back of the tag reads "Can. Pac...

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Napkin rings

Silverplated napkin rings with enamel crests with the red-and-white checkered flags and coronets, reading "S.S Duchess of Richmond," S.S. Empress of Canada," "S.S Princess Elaine," "S.S. Duchess of Atholl" and &q...

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Railway spike

Railway spike from the 1955 railroad, as a souvenir of the centennial completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway, numbered 0451. Comes in a box that reads "CP Rail 1885-1985" where the spike is held by string and comes with a certificate...

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Rail section

Steel rail section, souvenir of the centennial of the completion of the transcontinental railway. An attached tag describes it as part of the last rail laid on the C.P.R. in the 1880's. A stamp on the back of the tag reads "Can. Pac. Ry....

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Ribbed bowl

Metal ribbed bowl with engraved garter and checkered flag reading "Canadian Pacific Railway." Salvaged from the wreckage of the Empress of Ireland

Mappin and Webb

Souvenir ashtrays

Metal and enamel ashtrays depicting images of the ships and reading "S.S Empress of Scotland" (1942) and "S.S. Empress of Britain" (1955). Metal ashtray with enamel crest depicting red-and-white checkered flag reading "S.S...

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Ashtray

Silverplated ashtray engraved with the words "Hotel Vancouver"with a matchbox holder and a striker on a 7.3 cm pedestal set into the center of a round tray with the manufacturer "International S. Co. of Canada, Limited" engrave...

International Silver Company of Canada

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 22. An Act to prevent Desertion from Merchant Ships. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient to repeal the “Merchant Ship Ordinance, 1870,” and to make the following provisions in lieu thereof; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO QUARTO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 22. AN ACT TO PREVENT DESERTION FROM MERCHANT SHIPS. [28TH MARCH, 1871. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office. 1871.

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 19. An Act for Compiling and Printing a New Edition of the Laws of the Colony of British Columbia. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient that measures should be adopted for Compiling a New Edition of the Laws of the Colony of British Columbia and for Printing the same, and for omitting in the republication of such Edition all such Acts, Ordinances, and Proclamations, and parts ….

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO QUARTO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 19. AN ACT FOR COMPILING AND PRINTING A NEW EDITION OF THE LAWS OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [28THMARCH, 1871. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing O...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 21. An Act to amend the “Investment and Loan Societies Ordinance, 1869.” [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient to amend the “Investment and Loan Societies Ordinance, 1869;” Be it therefore enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO QUARTO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 21. AN ACT TO AMEND THE “INVESTMENT AND LOAN SOCIETIES ORDINANCE, 1869.” [28TH MARCH, 1871. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office. 1871.

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Act to abolish Road Tolls on all Articles coming from the Interior of the Colony, in the direction of the Seaboard. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is desirable to encourage the transmission of Articles of Export from the Interior of this Colony; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO QUARTO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 20. AN ACT TO ABOLISH ROAD TOLLS ON ALL ARTICLES COMING FROM THE INTERIOR OF THE COLONY, IN THE DIRECTION OF THE SEABOARD. [28TH MARCH, 1871. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at ...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 18. An Act to Incorporate Charitable, Philanthropic, and Provident Associations. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient that the establishment and maintenance of Charitable, Philanthropic, and provident Associations should be encouraged in this Community; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO QUARTO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 18. AN ACT TO INCORPORATE CHARITABLE, PHILANTHROPIC, AND PROVIDENT ASSOCIATIONS. [ 8TH MARCH, 1871. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office. 1871.

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