Lot #: 80143

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Wartime incoming civilian/Rabbinic mail: 19 JUL 1940 uprated postcard in Hungarian from MAKO Hungary to Chief Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky, JERUSALEM, franked 20f at postage period rate & tied by strike of local postmark; passed J4 Palestine censor (Sach-Q21a) in JERUSALEM & stamped with scarce 3-line boxed "Please request sender..." full name/address instructional marking (Sach Q42 - predates his Oct 1940 earliest known date of use), here as no return address provided. Diagonal crease. Rabbi Dushinsky (the 'Maharitz') served as 2nd leader of the Edah HaChareidis (after Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, 1932), founded the Dushinsky Hassidic sect & was ardent anti-Zionist.