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cvr ex Jaffa to Holland via Beirut & Italy; re-routed to Arnhem, May 1915
Item code: 0133871

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Interesting re-routed wartime cover ex "Jaffa Tel-Aviv" (circa. 4 May 1915) tied by JAFFA PM14 and franked at the 1 Piaster period rate for mail abroad, passed through Beirut (15-5-15) w/full Beirut military censor cachet, via Bologne Italy foreign post (routing cachet) to the Hague (17-5-15) and forwarded on to Arnhem same day. Interesting chronologically as Italy entered the war against Austria-Hungary a few days later, on 23 May (and declared war on Ottoman Turkey on 21 August). Roughly opened; contains original 9-page letter.