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|Item 187106 |
Cook Islands Penrhyn Lagoon New Zealand Boats Hut Palm Trees Old Tuck's Postcard
Vintage Old Tuck's Embossed Picture Postcard. New Zealand, Cook Islands. Cook Island. Palm Trees, Native Boats Canoes. Hut House, Panorama. Penrhyn Lagoon. / Penrhyn (also called Tongareva, Mangarongaro, Hararanga, and Te Pitaka) is an island in the northern group of the Cook Islands in the south Pacific Ocean. The Cook Islands (in South Pacific Ocean) became a British protectorate at their own request in 1888, mainly to thwart French expansionism. They were transferred to New Zealand in 1901. They remained a New Zealand protectorate until 1965.
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
|Item 14781 |
STEEPLECHASE Penrhyn Cook Islands 1988 Olympic Game First Day Cover FDC F.D.C.
XXIV Olympiad. Olympic Games. First Day Cover. The Events Masterfile. With introduction, history & best records of the sport. The athletes cross 7 water jumps and 28 hurdles. One of the most gruelling track events and at the moment is confined to the men's competition . Papua New Guinea 45t weight lifting (Port Moresby P.N.G.)