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Do you have a souvenier that recalls the glorious time you had on our favorite island? Why don't you take a picture of it, and send me the photo, and I'll put it on this page along with the other wonderful, sure to soon be, heirlooms!
Meanwhile - are you out there
and want to make some a quick $20? Here's how:
Here's somebody else willing
pay you for your souveniers:
Finally, if you
would like to buy something without going back, see the For Sale Page.
Now here is the oldest item in this gallery - a Zippo from REINDEER STATION - which was the original name for the Communications Station and Base on Diego Garcia. From 1972, with many thanks to Les Bywaters, RAF, for sending the photo!
The Mugs, Belt Buckle, and
Ashtray below are from 1973.
Here's Vig's 1972 hat, sitting
on a Mauritian Blanket. In
days, the supply ship still brought trade goods from Mauritius.
a "coaster" from 1974 from
David Perkins (ET1 at Transmitter Site).
- An Ashtray from 1981. courtesy of Bill Allen. I wonder if they
let you smoke out there now?
Here's a selection of hats from
The Cigarette Lighter below is
from 1982. "Footprint of
mug and the pewter mug are from 1988.
Here's a BIOT Zippo from 2012, courtesy of Sandra Flores. I guess they haven't banned the Ship's Store from making a profit from tabacco yet!
Here are some items I pulled
off of ebay. If you are
for DG souveniers, there are usually several for sale at any given time:
Here's a Souvenier Plate:
The silly practice of "challenge coins" has infected the citizenry of the PROPEOPDEMREP!
Here are several photos of the damn things that people have sent to me:
If you owned a bike, you had a license plate!
Thanks to Roy Hodge for these
photos of his plates (late 80s -
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