29 May 2013

60th Anniversary of Conquest of Everest


Conquest of Everest – 29 May 2013

60 years of 1st human ascent on Everest today

Marking the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, today is the day when Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first duo to climb the Mount Everest. Sixty years ago on 29th May, two men became the first to stand on top of the world in a remarkable achievement of endurance, strength and survival of the human spirit.


Our  distinguished reader Mr Vijay Deshpande, an  autograph collector and philatelist  from Mumbai shares here a photo with Sir Edmund Hillary and autographs from his collection  of the great Mountaineers  !!


Mr Vijay Deshpande offering  ‘Air India Maharaja model’ to Sir Edmund Hillary

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Sir Edmund Hillary  


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Sherpa Tenzing

Autograph – Courtesy : Vijay Deshpande – Mumbai : email : vijay2603@gmail.com

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