Re: OT; Wikipedia & Aqua Regia - OT, Stamp Collections

From: [email protected]
Date: 10/29/05-03:36:21 PM Z
Message-id: <212.cd06116.30954555@aol.com>

De Hevesy didn't dissolve the medals to keep them for their value.
Unauthorized export of gold from Nazi Germany was basically a capital crime, and the
medals had the names of the awardees on them. If the Nazis had found the
medals, it would have been big trouble for the exportees.
Received on Sat Oct 29 15:36:38 2005

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