Lot #: 135302

Asking Price: $400.00


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1948 JERUSALEM 1st convoy mail: triple weight express cover to HAIFA, franked 65m (40m express fee + 10m for initial 30g letter + 2x 6m additional 30g weight; 3m overpaid) using mix 1st locals 25m (Ba #103) & complete set 2nd locals (Ba #104-6) tied by 2 strikes of black interim postmark of the MACHANE YEHUDA branch office as evidenced by the nip protrusion of the outer rubber ring of the postmark + 2 strikes 11 MAY 1948 dater (3rd day 1st locals use; 2nd day 2nd locals use); transported on 1st convoy of 18 June (carrying mail dated 9-12 May) but not backstamped as not registered letter. Scarce as such; rare rate & franking. Cut open at left. Estimated value $400+