Lot #: 80147

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Wartime incoming civilian mail: 23-09-1940 uprated registered postcard in German on Soviet postal stationary, from Soviet-occupied LVOV to HAIFA, pre-franked 30Kop + additional 20Kop applied & tied by 2 strikes of local Soviet Post postmark + Polish registry handstamp; passed Haifa Palestine Censor H34 (Sach-Q24 - almost a year after his last known date of use; also recorded as being used only for outbound mail); front-stamped 29 OC 1940 HAIFA transit & next day arrival. Posted almost exactly a year (21 Sept 1939) after the occupation of the city by the USSR.