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Duke Kahanamoku, Father of Modern Day Surfing, Original Vintage Postcard

$550.00

Very rare photo postcard of Olympic Champion and "Father of Modern Day Surfing" Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohala Kahanamoku or "Duke". In this image the twenty year old Duke is wearing a wool swimsuit, probably a "Moana Hotel" version with logo retouched-out. Duke is posing by his solid wood surfboard. (Each of the Waikiki Beach Boys had their own personal board with their names carved into them.)   Condition: Great condition for a hundred year old postcard! Slight fading. Card measures: 5.5" high x 3.5" wide. Professionally framed in wood Frame. Frame: 9" high x  7" inches wide x 2 inches deep.


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Very rare photo postcard of Olympic Champion and "Father of Modern Day Surfing" Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohala Kahanamoku or "Duke". In this image the twenty year old Duke is wearing a wool swimsuit, probably a "Moana Hotel" version with logo retouched-out. Duke is posing by his solid wood surfboard. (Each of the Waikiki Beach Boys had their own personal board with their names carved into them.)   Condition: Great condition for a hundred year old postcard! Slight fading. Card measures: 5.5" high x 3.5" wide. Professionally framed in wood Frame. Frame: 9" high x  7" inches wide x 2 inches deep.