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Commemorative cover signed by the first two people to climb Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary and sherpa Tenzing Norgay. First day cover was officially issued by the Kingdom of Nepal celebrating the 25th anniversary of the legendary climb, with two Nepalese stamps affixed. Accompanied by the limited edition silver coin. Each climber signs underneath the coin, which is contained in the cover and then housed in a navy blue wallet-style cover with button clasp. Cover was certified by the Nepalese government on 29 May 1978. Cover measures 8'' x 4.5'', with the coin measuring 1.25'' in diameter. Near fine.
Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay Signed First Day Cover -- With Limited Edition Coin Marking the 25th Anniversary of Everest's First Ascent
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