Willow and Warson will create wooden bow ties, dress studs and cufflinks carved from original wooden timbers salvaged from HMS Victory; Bradford Exchange has signed on for watches and collectibles; Cheatwell Games for games and puzzles; and Star Editions for prints based on original drawings of HMS Victory and other historic ships in NMRN’s archives.
The organization has now appointed 8 U.K. licensees which also include Bremont Watches, SDL Imports (nautical giftware), Nauticalia (models/figurines/gifts) and Airfix for an HMS Victory model, gift set and starter set.
“We are extremely pleased to be announcing a new raft of licensees as we arrive at Brand Licensing Europe for the very first time," says Giles Gould, head of commercial services, NMRN. "Momentum is building behind the licensing program, which pays homage to the incredible history of the Royal Navy and the NMRN’s incredible archive
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