Lot #10 - 1948 JERUSALEM (incl. local issues, Flown, Couriers, Pmks, etc.)

Between 2 Postal Authorities - Incoming Mail to Jerusalem during the Siege - 7m Mandate pc entire mailed HAIFA 26 AP 48 to Prof. S. Yevin who marked it: "Received 12.5.48 Replied 16.5.48", for many years he treated all his corresp. in this manner - enclosed 2 addit pcs w/same remarks. The pc probably reached Jerus w/one of the last British shipments and was delayed at the Head Post Office as British intercity services stopped on 26 AP 48. Delivered by the M. Ha'am that started their services on 9 MAY; vf Rarity, illust. in JSPS p. 41

PC
Start: 
$1,800
Sold For: $2,200
Sale date: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 20:00

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