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WWII era Foreign Postal Links with Allied, Liberated & Neutral Countries

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1945 WWII/Holocaust Palestine Mandate cover MAABAROT to Turkey, censored twice
WWII Mandatory postal links / small locales: 26 FE 1945 cover from MAABAROT to Jewish addressee ("Levi") in EDIRNE Turkey, franked 20m per period non-UK overseas surface rate & tied by full strike of local postmark; opened & sealed in TEL AVIV by censor KK/25835 (predates Sacher earliest known date of use by 2 months); marked by Turkish censor on front; backstamp covered by censor's tape -...
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Inter-war Foreign Postal Links 1921-1939

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Palestine Mandate 1933 postcard as 3m printed matter surface mail to Italy
Mandate overseas surface mail: 21 DEC 1933 postmarked picture postcard of Bethlehem, sent from JERUSALEM to SAN REMO Italy, franked 3m as surface mailed printed matter rather than the 8m period rate for overseas surface mailed postcards, as containing a message of 5 words or less....
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146134065
Palestine Mandate 1934 8m surface mailed postcard Raanana to Switzerland
Mandate overseas surface mail: 28 APRIL 1934 postmarked picture postcard the Nahalal Agricultural School for Girls (Eliahu Bros. edition), sent from RAANANA to VEVEY Switzerland & franked 9m for the period 8m overseas surface mailed postcard rate using 1x 5m single & 2x 2m pictorial stamps; tied by 2x strikes of the local postmark....
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1948-1949 Foreign Postal Links

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1949 Israeli airmail US, tabbed 50Pr gray paper & tabbed 20Pr Doar Ivri stamps
Doar Ivri tabbed franking airmail to US: 14-3-1949 commercial cover from JERUSALEM to CHICAGO, franked 70 Pr at the FA-2 period airmail rate to US using tabbed grey paper 50pr and tabbed 20pr Doar Ivri franks Ba5/6a, tied by single full strike of JERUSALEM-1 (sorting office) postmark; slit open at top, vertical fold. Estimated value $150+...
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Israeli Domestic Taxed Mail 1948-1959

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Early 1st postage dues franks (x4) on under-franked 22-6-1948 local Haifa mail
1948 early 1st postage rate period domestic taxed mail: 22-6-1948 local HAIFA cover posted underfranked with only 3m (for the period 10m domestic letter rate) using Doar Ivri Ba #1 frank tied by full strike of Head Post Office postmark, and taxed double the deficiency (14m) + marked by Mandate "To Pay" boxed cachet (unusually without the Haifa "T" cachet), and paid using 3x 3m Ba #PD1 with right g...
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1950-1959 Domestic Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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17-5-1950 Shave Tsiyon to TLV registered cv w/fully tabbed Independence stamp
1950 Independence / POs, rates & routes: 17-5-1950 registered commercial cover from SHAVE TSIYON to TEL AVIV franked 40pr at the DO-2 postage period rate (15pr letter + 25pr registration) using mix of full tabbed 20pr (Ba29) + late used Doar Ivri 5m (miscut base & mis-aligned vertical perforations - probably from stamp booklet) & single + block 4x 3m (Doar Ivri was last sold for use on...
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1950-1959 Overseas Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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6/1950 airmail to US using half-tabbed 20pr Independence & 2nd Coinage stamps
1950 Independence / PO's, rates & routes: 14-6-1950 personal stationary airmail cover from KEFAR SHEMARYAHU (return addressed NOF YAM) to NEW YORK CITY franked 80pr at the FA-2a period rate to US using mix of detached half-tabbed 20pr (Ba29) + 10pr & 15pr 2nd Coinage (Ba23/24) franks tied by 4 strikes of local postmark; "sealed" at back using 1948 New Years issue tab. Slit open at top; ver...
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1950-1959 Domestic Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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1950 Israeli cover with Independence & 2nd Coinage franking
1950 Independence / PO's, rates & routes: 6-6-1950 registered commercial cover from KARKUR to ZIKHRON YAAQOB franked 50pr at the DO-2 postage period domestic rate (15pr letter + 10pr additional 10g weight + 25pr registration) using mix of vertical pair 20pr (Ba29) + 10pr 1949 2nd Coinage (Ba23), tied by 2 full strikes of local postmark on front + 2 on back; backstamped 7-6-1950 HAIFA transit &...
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1950-1959 Overseas Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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1950 airmail cover Israel to Switzerland, full tabbed 40pr UPU stamp
1950 UPU / PO's, rates & routes: 19-11-1950 "Lacol" austerity period stationary airmail cover from HOLON to SWITZERLAND franked 40pr at the FA-2a period rate to Europe using full tabbed 40pr (Ba27) tied by single strike of Holon postmark; opened at back with peripheral tear at back-flap contact point. Estimated value $80+...
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049134328
6/1950 airmailed commemorarive cover to US using half-tabbed 80pr UPU stamp
1950 UPU / rates & routes: 2-6-1950 airmailed commemorative cover from JERUSALEM to NEW YORK CITY franked 80pr at the FA-2a period rate using half-tabbed 80pr (Ba28) tied by single full strike of local Head Post Office postmark; gently opened at back, very fine. Estimated value $55+...
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1950-1959 Domestic Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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1954 Israeli cover 3rd Coinage tabbed single & tete-beche gutter pair stamps
1950 3rd Coinage mail: 29-11-54 cover from AFULA to TEL AVIV franked 60pr at the DO-5 period domestic letter rate, using 10pr tabbed single (Ba43) + horizontal strip containing tete-beche gutter pair & 3 single franks (Ba43/43b), tied by 3 strikes of AFULA-2 postmark; backstamped same day TEL AVIV-19 arrival; scarce multiple franking cover, still sealed; estimated value $100+...
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1948-1949 Domestic Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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1948 Israeli cover MERHAVIA to HAIFA via AFFULA, fully tabbed Doar Ivri stamps
Doar Ivri PO's, rates & routes: 2-12-1948 fully tabbed registered cover from MERHAVIA to HAIFA franked 40pr at the DO-2 period rate (15pr letter + 25pr registration) using 2x 10pr + 20pr (Ba3/5) franks tied by 2 full strikes of local postmark on front + 2 on back (with Latin date above the Hebrew - unusual) and Mandate-era mute R-label handstamped "Merhavia" (see Sacher-2); backstamped same da...
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039134375
1948 Israeli cover mixed perforation franking stamps +Palestine Mandate postmark
Doar Ivri PO's, rates & routes: 10 JU 48 local TEL AVIV registered cover from Municipality franked 25m at the DO-1 rate (10m letter + 15m registration) using mix of 10:11 perforated 20m (Ba5d) + 5m (Ba2) franks tied by 2 strikes of reintroduced Mandate Allenby Road Branch Office | Registered postmark (GD-I9) on front + 2 on back, with TEL AVIV sorting office applied National Loan cachet on fro...
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036134389
23-9-1948 Tiberias to Tel Aviv registered mail w/ 3-color 37m Doar Ivri franking
Doar Ivri PO's, rates & routes: 23-9-1948 3 color registered commercial cover from TIBERIAS to TEL AVIV franked 37m at the DO-1 period rate (10m letter + 15m registration + 12m for 2x 10g additional weight) using block of 4x 3m + 5m + 20m (Ba1/2/5) franks tied by full 2 strikes of Tiberias postmark on front + 2 on back, with Mandate R-label Sacher-8; filing holes, slit open at left, very fine....
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1950-1959 Overseas Mail Rates, Routes & Postal Handling

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1/1951 express airmail to US using half-tabbed 50pr & 100pr 1st Airmail stamps
1950 1st airmail 100pr on overseas mail: 9-1-1951 express registered airmail cover from TEL AVIV to NEW YORK franked 150pr at the FA-2a postage period rate (80pr letter + 25pr registration + 40pr express fee, with 5pr overcharged) using half-tabbed 50pr & 100pr (Ba35/36) tied by single strike of TEL AVIV-23 postmark on front + 2 on back, with Mandate registry-label Sacher-RG on front; backstam...
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Israeli Military mail

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8/1950 franked registered Army official mail from KABA 369 Army Pay Office JAFFA
1950 Military mail with full postage paid: 3 AUG 1950 registered military cover from Central Army Pay Office KABA 369 in JAFFA to TEL AVIV franked 40pr at the DO-2 period rate (15pr letter + 25pr registration) using single 1st Airmail 40pr (Ba34, damaged at lower right perforation) frank tied by single strike of JAFFA-1 postmark on front + 2 on back + triangular Kaba handstamp on front & back,...
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Israeli Domestic Taxed Mail 1948-1959

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1951 Israeli shortpaid & revenue-franked cover taxed twice full postage
1951 domestic taxed mail: 9-7-1951 commercial cover from company in HADERA to insurance department of business in TEL AVIV, franked 10pr instead of the DO-2 postage rate period rate of 15pr, but sender incorrectly used a 10pr 1948 revenue label (Ba-REV.3) which was not accepted at the Post Office - but cancelled against regulations, whereupon the postal clerk re-applied the postmark on a blank cor...
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Israeli Domestic Taxed Mail 1960-1979

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23-8-1961 Jerusalem to Tel Aviv revenues-franked cv taxed for twice full postage
1961 domestic taxed mail: 23-8-1961 commercial cover from travel agency in JERUSALEM to hotel in TEL AVIV, franked 10ag using a 1961 revenue stamp (Ba-REV.40); rejected by the local post office which applied Jerusalem-41 postmark on blank area of the cover, circled the unaccepted stamp and taxed the cover twice the DO-10 letter rate of 0.12L (manuscript notation); cover slit open at top....
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Postmarks & Postal Markings of Haifa

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Palestine Mandate franked official Haifa mail using rare Nahla postmark 1938
Mandate Haifa postmarks: 21 JY 1938 local commercial cover on OHMS stationary from Royal Engineers Stores Office in Haifa (cachet on back); as not marked "certified official", franked 5m per period letter rate using Pictorals Ba93, tied by single full strike of rare NAHLA Branch Office postmark GD-118; slit open at top. Very fine; est. value $150+...
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Jewish Colonies

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Rare incoming overseas mail to small Jewish settlement (Mesha-Tavor): 15-04-1914
Rare incoming overseas mail to small Jewish settlement (Mesha-Tavor): 15-04-1914 commercial cover on business stationary ("Cloth and Manufactory Trade | A. U. Katznelson" - суконно-мануфактурная торговля) from OVRUCH Ukraine to "Colonie MESHA-TABOR near Tiberias" & addressed in French to P. Katznelson c/o J. Rotblatt, franked on reverse (probably standard overseas l...
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WWII era Foreign Postal Links with Allied, Liberated & Neutral Countries

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1945 post WWII Holocaust cover Soviet occupied Poland - Jewish soldier Palestine
Postwar incoming civilian mail: 29 V 1945 registered postcard in English on Polish postal stationary from Mariam Berlas STRYI Poland to Jewish soldier (Erus Schutzer) in 468 Palestine Company Royal Army Service Corps General Transport (HAIFA), franked 20kop (damaged) & tied by local postmark; passed Soviet military censor & H12 Palestine censor (Sach-Q22 - 3 years after his last known date...
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WWII era Foreign Postal Links with Axis, Related & Occupied Countries

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12/1940 WWII-Holocaust Danish Red Cross mail ex occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era incoming Red Cross mail: stampless Danish Red Cross contact form with 25 word message in English dated 11-12-1940 from German-occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV, tied by local Danish Red Cross cachet + air mail etiquette - this unusual; front-stamped by IRC GENEVA circular cachet + 23 DEC 1940 transit (dater at bottom; relatively quick transit time - perhaps by airmail); pa...
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Postmarks & Postal Markings of Jerusalem

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Palestine Mandate dateless triangular JSM postmark Jerusalem newspaper wrapper
Mandate Jerusalem Postmarks: 1932-39 local JERUSALEM newspaper wrapper marked "printed matter" & franked 7m (Ba105) for 3m 50g printed-matter rate + 3m additional 20g (1m overcharge) tied by scarce thick dateless triangular JSM cancel (Sach-C1) for bulk printed-matter mail....
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15) Emergency Postal Services & Foreign links

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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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