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    Default Re: Can anyone identify the logo on ice bucket?

    He has a W on his tie

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    Think it mat belong to the Chain of what are called the W Hotel Chain, they are mainly in the USA.
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    Was Wetherspoons going in those days.? JS
    Does anyone remember the 101 club in Glasgow. Had similar looking surroundings as the picture, where they used to cook your meal at the table from a trolley affair. JS
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    Certainly not on a UCL liner as it would have been sold in Las Palmas for smokes.

    But the DM did have some very odd stories to tell so who knows, maybe it came aboard by 'other means'.
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    AS the DM sailed to NZ in the fifties it could be the Wellington Hotel,in Wellington, or the Waverly in Auckland
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    Don’t think it’s Ma Cleasons Des. Unless the ice bucket was used to drink beer from . JS
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    Quote Originally Posted by j.sabourn View Post
    Was Wetherspoons going in those days.? JS
    Does anyone remember the 101 club in Glasgow. Had similar looking surroundings as the picture, where they used to cook your meal at the table from a trolley affair. JS
    Her is an old Advert JS and a very old Pic of the place was at 101 Hope Street Glasgow Pic 1974
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    I remember it from the 60s Vernon. It was a long walk from General Terminus but It kept me out of Betty’s bar. JS
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    Quote Originally Posted by j.sabourn View Post
    I remember it from the 60s Vernon. It was a long walk from General Terminus but It kept me out of Betty’s bar. JS
    ah bettys bar ...that was one seamans bar ......got attacked by a woman with a french style umbrella ....the ship running with the girls the police fighting in lumps with the women and crew ...a true wild west carry on ......about ten women most ballocky naked pushed into dead end alley by the cops ...and them glasgow cops are big buggers couldnt get them back out never laughed so much for years ......we bailed them out about 5 hours later 10 bob a shot .....next night they were back aboard ......wild days ...happy memories for old seamen.....R683532

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    Default Re: Can anyone identify the logo on ice bucket?

    Hi all,

    Thanks so very much for the replies. I'd always assumed it might have been taken onboard a Shaw Savill & Albion ship (such as the DM -as they were both assigned as crew/staff in 1955). But I think it's definitely a runic W with a crown above, and most likely from a Hotel restaurant on one of their stops between the UK and Australia. Problem is that this was taken 65 years ago and so hard to locate anything from that era.

    Cheers all.
    Brett

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