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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Mishima Maru [ca. 1909 - 1915]

From our collection of old postcards ...

Artfully designed card featuring S.S. Mishima Maru
Dates to 1909 - 1915
European Line of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha, built by Kawasaki Dockyard Co. Ltd., Kobe, Japan, 1909.


Card back -- Note stamp spot indicated by port hatch

Screen Capture from website OceanDictionary.jp
Beautiful Model of Mishima Maru
and some history
Link to Ocean Dictionary is here.

12 comments:

  1. Great post card, John! I love the model! Have a happy day and new week ahead!

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  2. Lovely post cards from history John. They are indeed a treasure now :)

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  3. Love the card - gives me the idea to draw on a shell :))
    Thank you for your kind words John, have a beautiful
    Sunday!

    Tinna ✐

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  4. Wow, that is an OLD postcard, all right. Very cool to have it and for you to share it with me. :-)

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  5. I did a shipyard tour here in Gothenburg just a few hours ago. Ships and shipyards are new topics for me to learn about :)

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  6. Nice old card and a bit unusual.

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  7. Thd detail in the model is something to be admired!!

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  8. I like the design on that first shot!

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  9. So this looks like a combination freighter and liner for passengers.

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