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Lot 20006 – 1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal

1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal
Lot 20006 – 1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal
Egypt » Early Letters
Prix réalisé
Invendu
Estimation
500 CHF
Date de vente
jeu. 23 avr. 2015 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal stationery card from Korti to Italy with message mentioning the death of General Gordon: « Still stopping here, supposed to be waiting till Govt. has made up its mind what it is going to do, now Gordon is killed », and continues « We all hope that the Govt. is getting slated about the fall of Khartoum…Things quite at a standstill, and everyone disgusted at the finish of the relief expedition », some creases, a rare cover with fantastic content

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