Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 29th, 2006
The Mystery Fish postcard, first noted here on November 29, 2005, has never been identified, as to exact location or species. Several thousand new readers have found their way to Cryptomundo since November, so here’s a quick revisit to that photographic mystery.
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Due to research on the type of postcard it is, there was a determination thanks to Cryptomundo readers, that this item would have been produced between 1904-18.
The location seems to be in the Pacific, but perhaps it was taken in the Philippines, or maybe even Florida? Someone even said this might be WWI France, because of the uniforms, but what of those palm trees. Can you identify the kind of trees? I don’t know where this was taken. Do you?
Due to popular demand, here is a roundup of all four direct links to the "Mystery Fish Photo" entries in the Cryptomundo.com blog, which were posted in 2005:
Almost two hundred comments, most of them extremely thoughtful and detailed, can be found at the above noted entries, and yours are welcome anew, here, below. To date over 1,000,000 views of the Cryptomundo “Mystery Fish” photo have occurred.
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