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Twin S.S. Kyarra 6953 Tons 16 Knots


Object information





W 137mm x H 88mm


Physical Description

An unused postcard featuring a green-pink toned coloured illustration of a ship underway, with one central black funnel with two horizontal white stripes and a mast at each end. The ship has a flag at the bow and the stern and one at the top of the rear mast. The ship has a dark coloured hull and light coloured upper decks. In the top left corner of the postcard there is an image of a flag with a white X and red triangles in the top and bottom segments and blue triangles in the left and right segments. Above the flag is the text "A.U.S.N." At the bottom right is the text "TWIN S.S. KYARRA / 6953 TONS 16 KNOTS".

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