Lot #: 80275

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1948 US "service suspended" mail to Palestine: 7 APR 1948 surface mail commercial 1st day cover from NATCHEZ Mississippi (return addressed BRONX New York) to TEL AVIV, franked 6c & tied by FDC machine cancel; posted 11 days after 27 March US surface-mail suspension to Palestine, so marked by TWO different NEW YORK CITY Post Office "Surface Mail Suspended | Return to Sender" instructional marking handstamp K-Type-1 + instructional marking handstamp K-Type-II (reversed order of Type-I text) & returned to sender - rare instance of both instructional markings on one cover + unusual as being a First Day Cover.