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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2201

The Robin Hunt Collection
King George V
Death and Funeral
1936 Bound volume of 609 typed pages titled "NEWS PUBLISHED RELATIVE TO ILLNESS, DEATH AND FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS etc OF KING GEORGE V". These are "copies of messages published in the Exchange Telegraph Company's Special General Service" from 17th January to 28th January 1936. An extraordinary record hour by hour of the bulletins read around the world, included are tributes from world governments upon hearing of the King's death.

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