Stock ID #214050 Commemoration of the Steam Tonnage of Japan exceeding 1,000,000 tons. JAPANESE MERCHANT SHIPPING - POSTCARDS.
Commemoration of the Steam Tonnage of Japan exceeding 1,000,000 tons
Commemoration of the Steam Tonnage of Japan exceeding 1,000,000 tons
Commemoration of the Steam Tonnage of Japan exceeding 1,000,000 tons

Commemoration of the Steam Tonnage of Japan exceeding 1,000,000 tons

東京. [Tokyo]. 東京印刷株式会社. [Tōkyō Insatsu Kabushiki Kaisha]. 1906? Stock ID #214050

Two colour gold embossed postcards titled in English, undivided back, 9 x 14cm. One postcard has the sender's and recipient's addresses on reverse in Japanese and a stamp postmarked 39.11.11 on the reverse

These two beautifully printed colour postcards were issued to commemorate Japan exceeding 1 million steam tonnage around 1906. Both cards were post marked on 29 September 1906. The first postcard shows a map of the Pacific and Indian Oceans with main sailing routes indicated in red. An inset chart shows how the tonnage had increased over the past thirty years. The second post card shows a large ship with an inset of its dining room between the two images a colour illustration of a Japanese heavenly maiden carrys colourful banners.

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Price: $90.00 AU

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