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Lot No. 1712

Auction No. 26
Category Pre-decimal
    Australia
Est. $40
Status Auction Pending

 

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1942 (20th Sept) "Raising the Japanese midget submarine" b&w postcard. Unused but with name & dated in m/s. Printed detail reads "This postcard is a souvenir of the exhibition of Japanese Midget Submarine 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." Staining on reverse from scrapbook mounting but frontally good showing the sub being winched up with Sydney harbour Bridge in the background. Not seen before.

 

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