Christmas mail sets off on its long journey by boat to the remote Island of Tristan Da Cunha.
Item title reads - Post early! Christmas mail for Tristan Da Cunha.
M/S of a man sorting mail at London's General Post Office. M/S of letters being bundled up. M/S of a sack with label for Tristan Da Cunha, sacks are loaded into a postal van. M/S as it drives away. M/S of boat "Cap Pilar" in East India dock, which will take the mail to the Island. The narrator says it is a year since a boat has been there. The mail is loaded onto the boat and the Royal Mail pennant is raised. M/S of a map of Africa showing Tristan Da Cunha 2000 miles from Cape Town. L/S of the boat, the crew set sail and people wave them off. M/S of the boat.