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Lot 41054
Large Lots and Collections » Picture Postcards
Has PDF Scans
Price realised
650 EUR
Estimate
500 – 750 EUR
Auction date
Wed 15 Dec 2021 at 13:30 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Norway – North Pole – Arctic – Spitzbergen: 1907-14 Correspondence of 42 picture postcards to Austria at the time of Walter Wellman and Melvin Vaniman’s attempt to reach the North Pole by airship, of which two with Spitzbergen Polar Post stamps, mostly sent from Norway (Hamerfest and Troms in particular) and all postcards depicting this region, interesting lot, possibly worth translating the messages.