Saturday, January 29, 2011

Curacao, West Indies, Entrance of the Harbour

Curacao West Indies, Entrance of Harbour

This is postmarked in 1928 with a Curacao stamp of Queen Wilhelmina and a ship - 10.

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Curaçao is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast.
The Country of Curaçao, which includes the main island plus the small, uninhabited island of Klein Curaçao ("Little Curaçao"), is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Curaçao is the largest and most populous of the three ABC islands (for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao) of the Lesser Antilles, specifically the Leeward Antilles. It has a land area of 444 square kilometres (171 square miles). As of 1 January 2009, it had a population of 141,766.
Curacao stamp 1928 
The 30th Anniversary of the Reign 
of Queen Wilhelmina, 1880-1962
Queen Wilhelmina and ship, 10

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