Lot #: 80444

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Jordanian postal boycott of Israel: 26-1-1961 airmail cover from CARACAS Venezuela to Hotel Dana "TEL AVIV JERUSALEM" (no country mentioned), meter franked 80c; as address unclear [mis-]routed via JORDAN where backstamped 3 FEB 61 AMMAN transit, forwarded on to EAST JERUSALEM where Israeli address noticed + marked "PAS DE COMMUNICATION" using JERUSALEM Post Office K-Type-III instructional marking handstamp on earliest known date of usage & returned to sender; cover resent & backstamped 15-6-61 (WEST) JERUSALEM arrival; 6 month transit in total (4 since arrival in Jordan). Rare as less than 20 covers known such stamped. Slit open at left; original correspondence enclosed.