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No 306. Robert F. Scott, issued by Fry's Cocoa & Chocolate, "makers to H.M. the King," No. 1 of 25 in With Captain Scott at the South Pole series, issued circa 1913. Size: circa 1.75" x 2.5"
Recto: Color three-quarter length portrait of Scott in uniform.
Captain Scot, R.N. C.V.O.
Leader of the Expedition
Fry's Cocoa & Chocolate, Makers to H.M. the King.
Verso: 25 in Series
With Captain Scott at the South Pole
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, R.N. C.V.O. F.R.G.S., was born in June, 1868 and entered the Navy in 1882. On obtaining his commission he specialised in Torpedo work, was then promoted first Lieutenant of H.M.S. "Majestic." He was made Commander in 1900 and in 1901 was selected to command the "Discovery" expedition.
He was promoted to Captain in 1904, and in 1910, organised the most complete scientific expedition that ever left for Polar regions.
300 Grands Prix, Gold Medals, &c.
Source: Peter Spielmann.