Expedition Mail of the Himalaya


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Appendix C

1933 British Mt. Everest Climbing Expedition Cover

Details of Cover EV33-M1_013


Cover addressed to London, England bearing two KVG 1a3p stamps. The cover shows the expedition mark on front and stamps are tied by Gangtok cancel (Type ?) dated 21 June 1933. Cover was sent from Hugh Ruttledge, the expedition leader (based on hand writing).

Ex Shambhala collection

Spink Auction, The Shambhala collection of Tibet, January 14, 2022, Lot: 602
Realized: HK$7,500 (US $965)

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