Lot #5 - 1948 INTERIM & BESIEGED SETTLEMENTS

Besieged Ben Shemen: 10.6.48 Flown cv from a soldier, return addr: "Ben Shemen - company Alef". The village was under siege as of April 48 and was serviced by a small air strip, the siege was lifted on July 10. Cv addr to Haifa FLOWN to TLV & handled by Army Post Base A 10 VI 48 pmk on front. Base A was HQ in TLV & the primitive cachet at bottom right means: "Passed Censor"; vert centerfold & top left corner restored, fine & Rare, see NRNS p. 219

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 20:00

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