Israeli "No Service" mail to Arab countries: 1-06-1952 reg. cv ex HAIFA to LAHORE Pakistan, franked 160Pr per period SU-3a surface rate (155Pr) using 2x 1950 3rd Coinage 50Pr (Ba46
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Israeli "No Service" mail to Arab countries: 1-06-1952 reg. cv ex HAIFA to LAHORE Pakistan, franked 160Pr per period SU-3a surface rate (155Pr) using 2x 1950 3rd Coinage 50Pr (Ba46) & 2x 1952 Independence 30Pr (Ba68 - one half-tabbed) tied by 2 strikes of Haifa-53 pmk; oddly, accepted at the counter and reached censor which opened and resealed the cv (Chet 1005 - listed in Gladstone in use 1957) & tied by Chet 12 censor approval; while in transit in Israel, marked "no service to Pakistan" (manuscript) and returned (b/s 5-6-1952 Haifa-54 arr.) - this procedure rare on Isr. 'no service' mail as these mostly marked by h/s, few such items known.