Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour
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Souvenir Of Japanese Midget Submarine Sunk In Sydney Harbour

1942. Group of seven process screen souvenir cards, six in postcard format, one annotated “periscope” in ink in upper margin, each with letterpress captions including date “30th July, 1942” with Royal Australian Navy emblem, and one card stamped “T.J.M. Collins” verso, 13.9 x 8.8cm or 8.8 x 14.2cm (approx. each). Foxing, soiling or slight creases to some.

Text includes “This is to certify that the bearer of this card operated the controls of the periscope in the Japanese Midget Submarine sunk in Sydney Harbour on May 31st, 1942” and “This postcard is a souvenir of the Exhibition of Japanese Midget Submarines sunk in Sydney Harbour on the night of Sunday, May 31st, 1942, the night that the first attack on Sydney by a foreign power took place and was frustrated.” Captions describe depicted submarine parts and the salvaging process.

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Item #CL181-154

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