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1903 Ottoman Palestine Holyland wrapper SAFED to Jewish business in HOLLESCHAU
Ottoman post office 1903 postmarked printed-matter wrapper sent from SAFFED to Jewish liqueur business in HOLLESCHAU, Moravia ("via Vienna Post"), posted at the Ottoman Turkish post office & franked 10 para per printed-matter rate using a Ba #165 stamp (oddly not the 'matbua' overprinted type for printed-matter mailed abroad) & tied by scarce blue local postmark (PM5/Ba 812b); backstamped 25 Mar 1...
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1906 Turkish post office GAZA-JAFFA official mail cover to court house
Ottoman Turkish post GAZA date bridge postmark (Ba #794) dated 3 Nov 1906 (last digit inverted as "9") tied to stampless official mail cover sent from local court to court in JAFFA, backstamped next day JAFFA-2 arrival; with 2x intaglio negative seals on tied to front & back; cut open at right. Muenz certification enclosed....
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Superb 1908 red JAFFA-JEROUSALEM TPO Turkish postmark on official mail cover
Superb strike of red JAFFA-JEROUSALEM travelling post office TPO postmark (Ba #977r - rarity rated S4) dated 27 March 1908 tied to stampless official mail cover addressed to a court; cut open at bottom & left and partially resealed by the collector. The strike bears the name JERUUSALEM as the letter "O" is documented damaged through use. This example is better than the red and black strikes in the...
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08144010
Holyland Armenia Patriarch couriered 1910 stampless cover Jerusalem-Aleppo Syria
Holyland stampless mail: 1910 dated cover on Union Bank stationary, sent from Bishop Papken of the Armenian Patriarchate in JERUSALEM to "Father Hakob Karamanukyan, Halep" (ALEPPO Syria); tied at back with the Patriarchate's cachet. Although eligible for free mail as a religious institution, under the Ottoman postal service the cover was likely couriered as it does not bear a postmark and the addr...
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07144177
Ottoman NASRE Nazareth blue postmark on 1913 postal card + black CAIFFA transit
Full strike of Ottoman NASRE (Nazareth) postmark in blue (Ba #808b), dated 3 Oct 1913 & tied to 20 Para imprinted prepaid Ottoman postal card (Ba #726) with same-day dated message in French, sent to ZURICH; backstamped with faint CAIFFA transit postmark in black (Ba #791) - Bale unlisted in black for "Chaiffa"....
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09144298
Double franked 1915 WWI Ottoman-Turkish postal card, invalidated imprinted frank
Double franked WWI era Ottoman-Turkish mail: 30 Dec 1915 postmarked postal card, sent from HAIFA to addressee at Anglo-Austrian Bank in GRAZ Austria, franked 20 para per period postage rate - but here with stamp affixed over the imprinted frank, as of 1915 imprinted franking on postal stationary was no longer valid for overseas postage; tied by single strike of the local postmark; front-stamped 3 ...
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5x covers & letters Jerusalem-Holland WWI 1915-1919 via Turkish & UK army post
Ottoman Palestine/Holyland WWI correspondence: lot of 5x covers sent during Ottoman & British control of the Holy Land, 1915/1918-1919, all to same addressee in THE HAGUE Holland and most appear to be sent from JAFFA + British SZ 45 & SZ 20; the covers are mostly in poor condition, most missing the stamps - but mostly complete physically and bear many dispatch, transit & censor marks: some Turkish...
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07144207
1917 Only Known HALASA 1 Turkish Palestine Post Office postmarked cover
HALASA 1 (Halutza/Khalasa) - Major Rarity: 2x strikes of the PM1 postmark dated 1 Oct 1917 tied to uprated 1914-issue Ottoman 20 Para imprinted postal stationary envelope (Ba #799) addressed to officer at telegraph station in DIYARBAKIR (southern Turkey), written by a sender at the local roadside inn (manuscript at bottom right); 3x stamps are visibly missing, constituting the postage for an overs...
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Ottoman Turkish Beersheva BIR-ES-SEBA 2 all-Arabic postmark on telegram receipts
World War I era Turkish Beersheva BIR-ES-SEBA 2 (Ba 883) rare all-Arabic postmark: 1918-dated 5 full strikes tied to block of 20x 1916 3rd series War Orphans overprinted 20pa stamps (Ba 464/289) - 400 Para - gummed on back of partially torn ledger sheet of 5 attached telegram receipts (with signatures & Arabic manuscript), i.e. 80 Para per receipt....
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