This classic P & O Liner carried a great number of tourists and imigrants between Europe and Australasia until the growth of jet aircraft forced her into cruising, a role for which she was not particularly suited.
ORIANA 1 1979 (March 24th) Auckland Cover with pictorial Oriana postmark. US$4
Note: The above cover and the card below celebrate the visit to Auckland of the "Oriana" on board which there was a large group of mostly Australian philatelists doing a Philatelic tour of the Pacific.
ORIANA 2 1979 Auckland Postcard with pictorial Oriana postmark. US$3
ORIANA 3 1982 Sydney Pictorial Postmark featuring "Oriana" on postal stationery envelope. US$3
Note: This postmark celebrates P & O's 50 years of Cruising from Sydney. The "Oriana" name on the bows of the vessel is clearly seen on the postmark.
Return to Front page of Ship Covers
Return to Home Page of Shades Stamp Shop Ltd