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Wartime incoming civilian mail: 8 II 1940 uprated airmail postcard in French (family correspondence) from THESSALONIKI to TEL AVIV, pre-franked 5d + 13d additional for airmail, tied by 2 strikes of local postmark + Greek airmail etiquette; postcard tied by double-ring handstamp of the "exchange control" authority (ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΑ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑΣ ΕΘΝΙΚΟΥ ΝΟΜΙΣΜΑΤΟΣ-ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗΣ) in Greek; passed T6 Palestine censor (Sach-Q21a). Scarce origin.