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Everything tagged "1980s Hong Kong"

British Passport-Hong Kong-inside pages

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1981

Interestingly the Governor of Hong Kong is making the request on the opening page preamble ‘to allow the bearer to pass without hinderance,’ rather than the UK government.

It was apparently valid for all countries expect those needing visas. Different times!

British Passport-Hong Kong-cover.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1981

‘British Passport’s Hong Kong’ were issued to myself and my family during a period when our UK original passports were being renewed. Issued by The Passport Office Hong Kong.

These are dated 1981, and surprisingly valid for a full 10 years.

Kai_Tak_Airport_Hotel_Footbridge - birth_&_death

Text on Flickr:

Top left photo - c 1981, the footbridge linking Kai Tak Airport and the newly built hotel was under construction, it was designed with a central support column built on the traffic verge of Prince Edward Road East

Top right photo - the newly completed bridge was in the form of a balanced suspended structure with 2 cable stays at each side of the central support column. It was one of a kind built by private sector in the early 80s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1982

Kwan Yick Buildings Phase 2 and Phase 3

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Cropped from Sunset view from Victoria Peak 1980

Shows Kwan Yick Buildings Phase 2 on the left, and Phase 3 on the right.

Reclamation works finished for the area where the Western Wholesale Food Market will be built later. 

Carry On Travel Agency Co (D'Aguilar Street)

Near the junction with Wa On Lane, at the end junction with Wellington Street.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1986
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Jumbo & Juno Matchboxes

Possibly from the 1970s to 1980s.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Mt. Kellett Houses 1980 and 2017

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Top photo is Houses on the peak in clouds from 1980
Bottom photo is from 2017

Quite unusual for Hong Kong - not too many changes in 37 years.

The square looking building left is Vivian Court from 1961, the larger one to the right is Kellett Heights from 1965.
Building bottom right is Chelsea Court, built in 2001 - that's a new one!

Kim Ann 09 80 d copy.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

M.V. KIM ANN ex. TIMOR – Hong Kong September 1980.

A former Portuguese owned passenger cargo vessel purchased by Guan Guan Shipping of Singapore in 1974. Registered under the Singapore flag.

Kota Panjang 11 80 m copy.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

1987 map of the Shing Mun / Golden Hill area

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1987

Cropped from map "1987" on the Hong Kong Maps website.

See https://gwulo.com/node/53815 for information about the items I've marked on the map.

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