Pigeon-Gram: Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Service

Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Co. Ltd
Production date
29 Oct 1994
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Commemorative pigeon-gram for the SS WAIRARAPA centennial commemoration from the Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Service. The pigeon-gram features two pigeons flanking the SS WAIRARAPA centennial logo. The pigeon-gram is addressed to "W.M. Latter// 23 Waitohu Rd. York Bay// Eastbourne Wellington". The Message reads "In memory of my grandfather// Joseph Mackenzie". The pigeon-gram has a triangular pigeon-gram stamp and it is date stamped 29 October 1994. The send time is recorded as "11.00 am" and the received time is "1.35 pm".
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Maker and role
Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Co. Ltd: Maker
Paper: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
Height (mm): 110mm (3/8ft): 0 - Whole
Width: 154mm (1/2ft): 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
Great Barrier Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Region, Aotearoa New Zealand
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Not on display


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