Pigeon-Gram: Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Service

Maker
Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Co. Ltd
Production date
29 Oct 1994
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Description
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".
Accession number
2013.256.11
Museum System ID
22207
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Maker and role
Great Barrier Pigeon-Gram Co. Ltd: Maker
Media/Materials
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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