• Short Summary

    THE IAN SMITH GOVERNMENT OF RHODESIA IS TO SELL 31-THOUSAND POUNDS OF IVORY RECOVERED DURING THE PAST YEAR IN AREAS AFFECTED BY THE TSETSE FLY.

  • Description

    THE IAN SMITH GOVERNMENT OF RHODESIA IS TO SELL 31-THOUSAND POUNDS OF IVORY RECOVERED DURING THE PAST YEAR IN AREAS AFFECTED BY THE TSETSE FLY.

    THE IVORY, ONE THIRD OF IT DAMAGED, IS WORTH ABOUT GBP31-THOUSAND STERLING.

    THE IVORY IS TO BE SOLD BY TENDER.

    ALSO BEING OFFERED ARE A COLLECTION OF OTHER TROPH'S INCLUDING FOURTEEN RHINOCEROS HORNS, 736 POUNDS OF WARTH TEETH AND 220 HIPPOPOTAMI TEETH WEIGHING 135 POUNDS.

    IN A SIMILAR SALE LAST YEAR RHINOCEROS HORN FETCHED GBP3 STERLING A POUND.

    WARTHOGS' TEETH WERE SOLD FOR 13 SHILLINGS STERLING A POUND AND HIPPOPOTAMI TEETH FOR II SHILLING A POUND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6KIDLN01VXYGEIB17OOB7GZ7Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KIDLN01VXYGEIB17OOB7GZ7Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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