Lot 712: Scott Robert Falcon

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2015-07-10 15:43:17

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Lot 712: Scott Robert Falcon: (1868-1912) British Royal Navy Officer & Antarctic Explorer. An Attractive Vintage Postcard Issued For The British National Antarctic Expedition 1901, The Image Depicting An Artist'S Impression Of A Group Of Five Explorers Pulling A Sledge Through Heavy Ice And Snow, With The Printed Latin Words Vive Valeque In The Upper Corner, Also With Printed Captions To The Edges Indicating That The Present Card Is Number 3 (Of 4) From Series 3 Of Wrench'S Links Of Empire Postcards, And Further Stating This Card Was Posted From The €Œdiscovery†At The Last Port Of Call Before Sailing For The South Pole, Bearing The Circular Cancellation Of The Antarctic Expedition, S. S. Discovery, 1901, Hand Addressed By Scott In Fountain Pen Ink To The Verso To Miss Eleanor Warrender At 87 Eaton Square, London Sw, England, And Bearing A New Zealand Postage Stamp And Post Mark Dated 23Rd December 1901. Some Light Age Wear And A Few Minor Surface Creases, About Vg Eleanor Warrender And Her Family Were Friends With The Churchill Family, Eleanor Herself Being Particularly Close To Winston Churchill'S Mother Jennie, With Whom She Had Served As A Nurse On A Hospital Ship During The Boer War. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £300 - 400
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