Tin Can Mail – Tonga
Mails, enclosed in the “tin can”, were carried by a swimmer or canoes in the solitary island, Niuafoou, Tonga for over 100 years. This extraordinary method of mail delivery was known as Tin Can Mail.
A cover from Tonga on TIN CAN mail ,issue Date 11 May 1983. Inauguration of NIUAFO’OU Airport.