Expedition Mail of the Himalaya


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Appendix C

1933 British Mt. Everest Climbing Expedition Cover

Details of Cover EV33-M1_008


Cover addressed to Los Angeles, California, USA, bearing a KVG 3a and ½a stamp. The cover shows the expedition mark on front and stamp is tied by Gangtok cancel (Type ?) dated 21 June 1933(?). Cover was then forwarded to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Reverse shows Los Angeles receiving 31 July and Yellowstone receiving 4 August in red.

Ex Shambhala collection

Captured from "Tibet", by Armand Singer
Also from Catalog of Himalayan Mountaineering Correspondence by Singer and Gould

Spink Auction, The Shambhala collection of Tibet, January 14, 2022, Lot: 600; Realized: HK$15,000 (US $1,925)

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