Lot #: 80525

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1962 taxed 'top of the pile' taxed-franking cover: July 1962 printed matter commercial cover from TEL AVIV branch of Idud Ltd., mailed unfranked but returned to sender as address unknown (cachet on front); as envelope is printed at base "return payment guaranteed", this letter and all others to same addressee returned together with total tax calculated and applied to one of the covers placed at the top of the pile - here, charged 400 Agorot, the DO-11 period 8 Ag return fee (same as the sending fee) for 48 letters (including this one): this cover at 0.16L with postage dues (for being unfranked) + 8 Ag return fee & 47 more covers at 0.08L return fee, and paid for using 8x 0.50L 1961 Zodiac Ba215 franks tied by 4 strikes of 30-7-62 TEL AVIV-23 postmarks. Scarce multiple franking & rare postage dues top of pile cover fee; estimated value $200++