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1963 incoming French postage due mail: 19 SEPT 1963 postmarked air mail cover sent from PARIS to HAIFA & short paid at 0.75Fr; the French post office subsequently manuscript marked the cover for postage dues totalling twice the deficiency and wrote this as 43 gold centimes; as per the circular numbered cachet on the front the cover passed the French censor. In Israel the gold centimes dues was converted to a tax of 42ag - at a very precise rate of 0.98ag per gold centimes - and this was paid on the back at HAIFA-38 post office later that month using a mix of pair 0.20L 1963 4th airmail (Ba #263) + 0.02L 1961 Zodiac (Ba #205) franks; cut open at top.