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I'm sorting my late fathers possessions and have come across

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Hi I'm sorting my late fathers possessions and have come across a first day cover of The Centenary of the death of David Livingstone in Botswana, do you think it's worth anything please?
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Do you know how old the item is?
Customer: the stamp is 1973
JA: What condition is the item in?
Customer: The stamps are good but the envelope looks aged
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: No I don't think so, thank you

Hello, would you mind send through some photographs?

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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Hi Jennifer just trying to send you photo
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
File attached (ST3P351)
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Much easier from my phone! Hope they came through ok.
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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thank you I am happy to wait for an answer.

Sadly, interest in First day Covers has continued its downward decline and that leaves your example having a value of no more than about £5. Sorry. Greg

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