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1948 domestic 2nd rate period taxed mail: 20-10-1948 local HAIFA cover franked 15Pr (Ba3 and presumably Ba2) tied by large-dated Haifa pmk, but as 5Pr franking missing (part of pmk
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1948 domestic 2nd rate period taxed mail: 20-10-1948 local HAIFA cover franked 15Pr (Ba3 and presumably Ba2) tied by large-dated Haifa pmk, but as 5Pr franking missing (part of pmk visible), cover taxed 10Pr (twice the deficiency), marked by Haifa "T" tax cachet, and paid same day using 10pr BaPD3 frank with right gutter tied by full strike of large-dated Haifa-3 pmk; possibly couriered cover as return addressed Tirat Tzvi. Cover was posted 6 days after end of 2 week grace period for end of Period 1 10Pr letter rate; opened fully at back along seams, a few peripheral tears.