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Auction - Viewing of Roberto Sciaky Gold Medal Collection of Ethiopian Postal History

Monday 24th July 2006

The Roberto Sciaky Gold Medal Collection of Ethiopian Postal History up to and including 1909 is being auctioned by Harmers of London on Tuesday 25th July at 1:30pm. Viewing will take place on Monday 24th July from 9:30am to 4:30pm and on Tuesday 25th July from 9:30am to 12:00am

This well known collection illustrates the development of the postal system from pre-philatelic letters, the “Napier” Expedition of 1867-68 to free European hostages held by the then Emperor Tewedros, the early years of the Ethiopian Post and various other periods up to the admission of Ethiopia into the Universal Postal Union.

More details at: www.harmers.com.

The full catalogue, with illustrations of each of the 127 lots being sold, can be viewed online.



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