Lot #: 80184

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WWII Australian forces in Palestine: 2 JUN 1941 cover from 2nd Brigade HQ Post Office W.2. (Sacher unlisted; QASTINA) to Barclays Bank JERUSALEM, as not marked "OAS", franked 15m (Ba108) - 5m overcharge for period domestic letter rate & tied by strike of W2 postmark (Proud rated 200); passed censor 1787 with officer's signature on front; backstamped 5 JU 41 GAZA civilian post transit (Dorf-6 predating his earliest known date of use by almost a year) - unusual routing & next day JERUSALEM arrival. Slit open at top, resealed by the owner.