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RARE porcelain plates from the service of the Imperial yacht THE STANDARD (STANDART in Russian transliteration / ШТАНДАРТ), a private yacht of Czar Nicholas II ~

Here is a plate of 2nd Class Titanic China. It was in the Delft Style, and was the only style used in 2nd Class. It was also known as the Flow Blue.

My Grandfather came to America on this ship. "The ship was 432 ft in length, 45 ft in breadth and had a gross weight of 4,510 tons. She had a straight bow, two funnels, and four masts." from http://www.genemaas.net/ships.htm#SS Elbe

The captain, some passengers and stewards of the Elbe at a concert on deck. Published by The Illustrated London news, feb 9, 1895.

Kongelig Norske Marine or Norway Royal Norwegian Navy China and Dinnerware, Gift for Naval Attache or Ambassador

Extremely Rare Porcelain Plates from the Russian Imperial Yacht ZABAVA (or PLAY THING in Russian) ~ These dinner plates were made unusually heavy (weight - over 900 grams / over 2 pounds each) so they didn't slide on the table. The borders are inscribed in blue with the name of the yacht Забава (Play Thing) between two blue naval signal flags.The yacht ZABAVA was built in Finland in 1860 after the famous racing yacht AMERICA for uncle of Nikolay II, GD Alexei Alexandrovitch ~