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1904 Antarctic - 1904 unused picture post card of the Discovery moored alongside the Great Ice Barrier. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the Discovery Expedition of 1901-04.
1904 Antarctic
1904 unused picture post card of the 'Discovery moored alongside the Great Ice Barrier.' This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the 'Discovery Expedition' of 1901-04.
£50.00
Reference: K3041

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1930 Antarctica - 1930 British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition envelope to Hobart, Tasmania, along with the original letter on S Y “DISCOVERY” headed note paper. The envelope has a 2d stamp cancelled B.A.N.Z. / 1930 – 31 / ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP. The letter, dated 14. XII. 30. says “we are in the Ross Sea …. and we will meet the S.S. James Clark Ross tomorrow and so I can send back a few letters”. A fine and uncommon cover along with its interesting contents.
1930 Antarctica
1930 British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition envelope to Hobart, Tasmania, along with the original letter on S Y “DISCOVERY” headed note paper. The envelope has a 2d stamp cancelled B.A.N.Z. / 1930 – 31 / ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP. The letter, dated 14. XII. 30. says “we are in the Ross Sea …. and we will meet the S.S. James Clark Ross tomorrow and so I can send back a few letters”. A fine and uncommon cover along with its' interesting contents.
£850.00
Reference: K3040

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1904 Antarctica - 1904 unused picture post card of the “Gun Cotton Explosion”. Over 30 tons of gun cotton was used in an attempt to break up the ice in which the Discovery had been trapped for over two years. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the Discovery Expedition of 1901-04. Fine condition.
1904 Antarctica
1904 unused picture post card of the “Gun Cotton Explosion”. Over 30 tons of gun cotton was used in an attempt to break up the ice in which the Discovery had been trapped for over two years. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the 'Discovery Expedition' of 1901-04. Fine condition.
£50.00
Reference: G2640

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1904 Antarctica - 1904 unused picture post card of the “Sledge Parties Preparing to Start”. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the Discovery Expedition of 1901-04. Fine condition for these cards.
1904 Antarctica
1904 unused picture post card of the “Sledge Parties Preparing to Start”. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the 'Discovery Expedition' of 1901-04. Fine condition for these cards.
£50.00
Reference: G2639

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1904 Antarctica - 1904 unused picture post card of the “Arrival of Relief Ships” Erebus and Morning that were sent down to Antarctica to rescue the Discovery. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the Discovery Expedition of 1901-04. Fine condition for these cards.
1904 Antarctica
1904 unused picture post card of the “Arrival of Relief Ships” Erebus and Morning that were sent down to Antarctica to rescue the Discovery. This card is one of the “Canterbury Times” series of cards depicting Antarctic scenes from the 'Discovery Expedition' of 1901-04. Fine condition for these cards.
£50.00
Reference: G2638

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1934 Antarctica - BOUVET ISLAND.  1934 envelope to Cape Town bearing a 20 and two 5 Ore Norwegian stamps overprinted BOUVET O Y A  cancelled on arrival CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT 28 FEB 34. Accompanying the envelope is the original letter written by W.J.Copenhagen on H.M.S. Milford  letterheaded paper, dated February 23 34. Fine.
1934 Antarctica
BOUVET ISLAND. 1934 envelope to Cape Town bearing a 20 and two 5 Ore Norwegian stamps overprinted BOUVET O Y A cancelled on arrival CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT 28 FEB 34. Accompanying the envelope is the original letter written by W.J.Copenhagen on H.M.S. Milford letterheaded paper, dated February 23 34. Fine.
£1275.00
Reference: G2587

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1934 Bouvet Island, Antarctica - 1934 envelope from BOUVET ISLAND to Cape Town, with original letter, bearing a strip of three Norwegian 10 ore overprinted BOUVET / OYA  cancelled at Cape Town 28 FEB 34 on arrival. In 1934 Admiral E.R.G.R.Evans, Commander in Chief of the British Naval Base at Simonstown, sailed to Bouvet in HMS Milford to make sure that no hostile power was operating there. He took a small stock of Norwegian stamps (Bouvet being a Norwegian Territory) which he had overprinted. The enclosed letter, dated February 23 1934, is written on H.M.S. Milford stationery. A scarce and fine cover and letter from this very remote island, from which very few covers exist.
1934 Bouvet Island, Antarctica
1934 envelope from BOUVET ISLAND to Cape Town, with original letter, bearing a strip of three Norwegian 10 ore overprinted BOUVET / OYA cancelled at Cape Town 28 FEB 34 on arrival. In 1934 Admiral E.R.G.R.Evans, Commander in Chief of the British Naval Base at Simonstown, sailed to Bouvet in HMS Milford to make sure that no hostile power was operating there. He took a small stock of Norwegian stamps (Bouvet being a Norwegian Territory) which he had overprinted. The enclosed letter, dated February 23 1934, is written on H.M.S. Milford stationery. A scarce and fine cover and letter from this very remote island, from which very few covers exist.
£1750.00
Reference: K1463

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