Lot 222

The Mafeking Mail – ‘Special Siege Slip’

Fourth issue of the single sheet newspaper published during the Boer War (1899-1902), titled ‘Special Siege Slip’ and subtitled ‘Issued Daily, Shells Permitting’, three columns with articles ‘How to Fight’, ‘General Orders’ and ‘Preliminary Examination – Result of Post Mortem’, typo ‘1999’ for ‘1899’ to column 1, some browning or marginal dust-soiling, little marginal tearing with minor loss, folio, Mafeking, 4 November 1899.

Estimate: £250-£300