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15) Emergency Postal Services & Foreign links

035137400
1948 1st Day PEDI airmail Israel, highest numbered cover BOTH cancellation types
1948 PEDI first flight mail - HIGHEST NUMBER with BOTH CANCELLATION TYPES: Zionist Organization of America airmail stationary cover from BROOKLYN to BNEI BRAK ("Palestine") franked 25c regular airmail rate, postmarked MAY 21 1948 (1st day of PEDI service) using both Type I and II cancels - as numbered 236 this is the highest recorded cover marked by both types (ref. IFPL p.93 says "211"); with US ...
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141134237
Israeli 1948 besieged JERUSALEM couriered/flown cover to TEL AVIV
1948 JERUSALEM siege period couriered (flown?) mail: cover from female in JERUSALEM to female in TEL AVIV franked 10m at period letter rate using Jerusalem 2nd locals Ba105; couriered to TEL AVIV and posted locally in June 1948, tied by 23-6-1948 TEL AVIV trilingual postmark (per elements of faint Hebrew date) - interim franking was invalid outside Jerusalem after 22 May and accepted inconsistentl...
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040137405
1948 1st PEDI airmail flight Israel 50c cover NYC-HAIFA; cachets + Muentz cert
1948 PEDI first flight mail: May 21 1948 postmarked air mail cover on Agudat Israel airmail stationary, from NEW YORK to American Consul General in HAIFA ("Palestine"), franked 50c per period double-rate postage & tied by single strike of PEDI Type II cancel + serial number 745 & "First Flight" handstamp on front; this 1st flight arrived in Haifa on 2 June where CSA Czech Airlines circular cachet ...
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036137401
June 1948 emergency PEDI airmail 25c multiple frank cover Israel, 10th flight
1948 PEDI airmail: June 14 1948 postmarked air mail cover on HaShomer HaTzair stationary, from NEW YORK to the movement's newspaper Al HaMishmar in TEL AVIV, franked 25c (5x 5c) as per the period airmail rate & tied by 2 strikes of PEDI Type II cancels + serial numbered 11857 (i.e. this cover was carried on the 10th PEDI shipment); slit open at top, small piece missing from backflap. "Palestine Em...
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038139400
June 1948 USA airmail cover mail suspension to Palestine Israel, sent by PEDI
1948 US "service suspended" mail to Palestine - sent via PEDI: 22 JUNE 1948 air letter from BROOKLYN to TIVON via Haifa, franked 10c per pre-printed stamp & tied by local machine cancel; here posted 4 days before actual resumption of unregistered airmail services from the US (announced officially on 29th) & marked by NY Post Office by 2-line "SERVICE SUSPENDED | RETURN TO SENDER." instructional ma...
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031137403
1948 PEDI non-registered airmail cover to Israel *WITH* arrival backstamp
1948 backstamped PEDI airmail: commercial cover from NYC to Walter Eitan at Foreign Ministry in Kirya TEL AVIV, machine franked 25c airmail rate on JUN 23 48 and tied by PEDI Type II cancel, cover numbered 19687 (corresponds to 23-24 June) - 15th shipment; backstamped 13-7-1948 HAKIRYA arrival - extremely rare on a PEDI cover as these not usually registered mails. Slit open at top. Eitan was a leg...
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039134246
1948 stampless couriered mail cover France to Israel, taxed + Mandate cachet
1948 early postal links / taxed incoming couriered airmail: unfranked airmail stationary cover from PARIS to TEL AVIV, couriered from abroad by air and posted locally unfranked, where marked for tax with Mandate scarce metal boxed cachet "To pay 10 mils" and charged concessionary tax (half the usual postage dues) as addressed to private individual, and paid using 10m 1st Postage Dues Ba #PD3 frank...
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