Lot 419Siege of Mafeking Newspaper 1900 ‘The Mafeking Mail...

Auction Date: 20/10/2015 at 10:30 am

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Siege of Mafeking Newspaper 1900 ‘The Mafeking Mail Special Siege Slip Newspaper issued daily shells permitting’ dated Monday January 1st 1900. An interesting new year’s day and new century issue. Editorial comment wishing Happy New Year and establishment of a United British South Africa before alarm bell was rung and they had dive into the dug out shelter. Also some news from Ladysmith (the siege there), and long poem lampooning the Boer. Black printing on brown paper, size 25 x 38cm, with some edge tears otherwise in good condition, Plus another dated November 30th 1899 (2)

Guide Price: £80.00 - £100.00

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