The "Mariposa" was a Matson Lines ocean liner based on the US West Coast and servicing Trans-Pacific routes including tourist cruises from Hawaii.
MARIPOSA 1 1956 Inaugural Sailing from Auckland to San Francisco cover. US$8
Note: This cover is a specially printed and embossed design. Backstamped at San Francisco.
MARIPOSA 2 1964 Matson lines envelope posted at Niuafo'ou (Tin Can) Island. US$8
|The cachet shown at left is on the back
of the above envelope.
The envelope also contains a sheet of Matson Lines headed stationery paper.
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