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Lot #194
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

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New Zealand–born Edmund 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. Nepalese FDC, 8 x 4.5, with a cachet and inlaid medallion honoring the 25th anniversary of the first Everest ascent, signed in ballpoint by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary. Contained in its original folder with its original government certificate of authenticity and promotional letter from the Franklin Mint. In very fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #333 - Ended May 14, 2008