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1948 Lot x3 Commercial airmail covers to US w/Doar Ivri + mixed franking
Item code: 0134005

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Sales price $20.00
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Lot x3 Commercial airmail covers to US: 1) ex Jerusalem to New York, with mixed Doar Ivri and New Year stamps franked at the correct 65 mils rate (50m Doar Ivri on gray paper Ba 6a + 5m + 10m New Years'); postmarked [unclear] Sept. 1948, arrived 27 OCT 1948 - postmarked just days before the 1 Oct. rate change which raised the base letter rate to US to 70 Pr; roughly opened. 2) ex Tel Aviv to NY franked with period 2 70 Pruta airmail rate using mixed 5m Doar Ivri + 65m New Years stamp; postmark date unclear - 1948; return address Petach Tikva; gently opened with flap. 3) ex Haifa to NY, franked with period 2 70 Pruta airmail rate, and using Doar Ivri franking 20m tabbed + 50m single; postmarked 23 Dec 1948; gently opened with flap. Cat val = $150+