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Lot #188
Edmund Hillary

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New Zealand–born Hillary (1919-2008), along with Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (1914–1986), were the most prominent members of the first party to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. Two identical color New Zealand commemorative covers, 8 x 4, with color cachets honoring the 50th anniversary of Hillary’s ascent of Mount Everest, each signed in black felt tip, “Ed Hillary.” In very fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008