Lot #: 80370

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1950 1st airmail plate block on overseas mail: 7-12-1950 large "provisional government" stationary registered airmail envelope from general post office JERUSALEM to BROOKLYN franked 320pr at the FA-2a postage period rate (80pr letter + 25pr registration + 5x 40pr R-letter additional 10g weight, with 15pr overcharged) using mix of 50pr plate block (05247) of x6 (Ba35) + late use 5pr Doar Ivri tabbed block (Ba2) tied by 3 strikes of JERUSALEM-3 postmark on front + 1 on back, with Mandate registry-label on front; opened and resealed by Israeli military censor; backstamped 12-11-1950 NEW YORK transit & DEC 13 1950 arrival; slit open at left, creases on upper part.