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Third Waimate Post Office; Frank Duncan & Co. Auckland; 2002-1026-01255

Third Waimate Post Office, Frank Duncan & Co.     Auckland, 020-2002-1026-01255
Name/Title
Third Waimate Post Office
About this object
Situated in Queen Street and opened in 1910, this Post Office superseded the first Post Office (1870) and the second (1892). The clock and chimes of this Third Post Office were set in motion in 1912 by the Prime Minister the Hon. Thomas Mackenzie and were erected to commemorate the Coronation of King George V in 1911. The first post office was built of totara and is now a private residence in Mill Road. The Waimate Museum's Pavilion building contains a small post office shop displaying various old post office items.
Place Made
New Zealand
Maker
Frank Duncan & Co. Auckland
Medium and Materials
postcard
Subject and Association Description
Waimate Post Office
Collection
Photograph Collection
Credit Line
Unknown
Object Type
Postcard
Object number
2002-1026-01255

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