{"id":1318666731567,"title":"NORMANDIE: 1935 - Famed \"NORMANDIE to Rio\" 1939 cruise brochure","handle":"normandie-1935-famed-normandie-to-rio-1939-cruise-brochure","description":"\u003cp\u003eFrench Line – “NORMANDIE to Rio”, three words that excite any lover of ocean liner memorabilia.  The Raymond-Whitcomb sponsored trips in 1938 and ’39 were, and always will be, \u003cu\u003ethe\u003c\/u\u003e ultimate cruise experience. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere is the thirty-six page brochure for the 1939 cruise.  Issued in September 1938, the brochure features the famous cover graphic of the ship in front of Rio’s Sugar Loaf Mountain.  Inside it is split between the ship and the attractions.  Properly, the ship comes first. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor once, the copy writers could not overstate the magnificence of the liner, “She is truly an extraordinary vessel, large, graceful, incredibly complete, luxurious, renowned for the seamanship of its officers and the deft attentiveness of her stewards.”  Fortunately b\u0026amp;w photos do the selling.  Images show the Grand Salon, “Great” Dining Room, Grill Room, Theatre, Trouville Suite living and dining rooms, Rouen Suite bedroom, and Grand Hall.  Other images show a distance Corcovado with a NORMANDIE lifering in the foreground, passengers packing the stern decks to watch the Crossing the Line ceremony, deck tennis on Sports Deck, Wintergarden, and the Indoor Swimming Pool.  In the center is a two-page view of NORMANDIE anchored in Guanabara Bay with Sugar Loaf in the background.  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDestination info centers on Rio and its Carnival.  Also shown is a route map with indicated stops at Nassau and Trinidad on the way down and Barbados and Martinique on the way back up.  In back are three pages of detailed rates.  Interesting to note that the Trouville and Deauville suites up on Sun Deck were 10% less expensive than the Rouen and Caen suites down on Main Deck.  I would have through the reserve would be true. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eExcept in our dreams, you and I will never be able to sail the NORMANDIE to Rio.  The consolation prize is owning this very special brochure.  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVery good condition with light cover wear and soiling to the back cover.    \u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-07-30T11:07:54-04:00","created_at":"2019-07-30T11:59:11-04:00","vendor":"MG","type":"- Brochures and Paper","tags":["- Brochures and Paper","French Line"],"price":45000,"price_min":45000,"price_max":45000,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":12239867281455,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"137","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"NORMANDIE: 1935 - 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NORMANDIE: 1935 - Famed "NORMANDIE to Rio" 1939 cruise brochure

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French Line – “NORMANDIE to Rio”, three words that excite any lover of ocean liner memorabilia.  The Raymond-Whitcomb sponsored trips in 1938 and ’39 were, and always will be, the ultimate cruise experience. 

Here is the thirty-six page brochure for the 1939 cruise.  Issued in September 1938, the brochure features the famous cover graphic of the ship in front of Rio’s Sugar Loaf Mountain.  Inside it is split between the ship and the attractions.  Properly, the ship comes first. 

For once, the copy writers could not overstate the magnificence of the liner, “She is truly an extraordinary vessel, large, graceful, incredibly complete, luxurious, renowned for the seamanship of its officers and the deft attentiveness of her stewards.”  Fortunately b&w photos do the selling.  Images show the Grand Salon, “Great” Dining Room, Grill Room, Theatre, Trouville Suite living and dining rooms, Rouen Suite bedroom, and Grand Hall.  Other images show a distance Corcovado with a NORMANDIE lifering in the foreground, passengers packing the stern decks to watch the Crossing the Line ceremony, deck tennis on Sports Deck, Wintergarden, and the Indoor Swimming Pool.  In the center is a two-page view of NORMANDIE anchored in Guanabara Bay with Sugar Loaf in the background.  

Destination info centers on Rio and its Carnival.  Also shown is a route map with indicated stops at Nassau and Trinidad on the way down and Barbados and Martinique on the way back up.  In back are three pages of detailed rates.  Interesting to note that the Trouville and Deauville suites up on Sun Deck were 10% less expensive than the Rouen and Caen suites down on Main Deck.  I would have through the reserve would be true. 

Except in our dreams, you and I will never be able to sail the NORMANDIE to Rio.  The consolation prize is owning this very special brochure.  

Very good condition with light cover wear and soiling to the back cover.    

$450.00
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