Lot #: 80135

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Wartime incoming civilian mail: 7 IX 1939 uprated airmail postcard from GENEVA to BEIRUT ("for Jewish emigres"), franked 20Rp; re-routed to TEL AVIV (manuscript), passed Palestine censor & arrived TEL AVIV 24 SP 39. Dispatched 6 days after start of WWII; route: rail to Marseilles & via air to Beirut; rail to TEL AVIV. Quick journey - 17 days in transit.