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1948 British "service suspended" mail to Palestine: 8 APR 1948 surface mailed commercial cover on business stationary from BIRMINGHAM to TEL AVIV, franked 2½d per 1940 1oz letter rate & tied by "British Industries Fair" machine slogan cancel; here cover posted 2 days after latest date for surface mail to Palestine (from UK), so marked by newly instituted "SERVICE SUSPENDED | AIR MAIL SERVICE ONLY" instructional marking handstamp K-Type-1 + standard "undelivered... Return to Sender" 2 line instructional marking handstamp K-Type-III, and returned to sender. Airmail to Palestine from UK was suspended 25 April. Slit open at top, vertically folded.