Correspondence Card Signed, at the end of his life, to Mrs. Alec-Tweedie, the travel writer, hoping to meet again, endorsed by Mrs. Alex-Tweedie in pencil. 4 x 5 inches, in good condition. Chateau De Balincourt, France, 16 September 1934. Basil Zaharoff (1849-1936), Greek arms dealer and industrialist. One of the richest men in the world during his lifetime, Zaharoff was described as a “merchant of death” and “mystery man of Europe”.