ANTARCTIC TRADE CARDS
No 301. No. 3 In Antarctic Adventure Series 2, issued by Sanitarium cereal New Zealand in a series of 20 in 1987. The Dick Smith Explorer breaks through pack ice. Size: circa 2.875" x 2.125." (Dick Smith founded Australian Geographic magazine after making his fortune in the consumer electronics retail business).
Recto: The Dick Smith Explorer three-masted ship behind Emperor penguin and New Zealand scientist.
Verso: ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE
Card No. 3
One of the huge Emperor penguins says hello. Penguins fish from the coastal fringe of the continent. Emperors dive deep -- up to 46 metres.
A colour project poster is obtainable from your local food stores or by sending a 33-cent stamp to the nearest Sanitarium Office (addresses on the top of the pack). SWAP with friends or post us one card for any card you need (stating its number) and enclose a stamped, addressed envelope.
To attach the card to your Antarctic Adventure poster, use either tape or collector's stamp hinges -- available from your newsagent.
Source: Peter Spielmann.