8/1945 post-WWII/Holocaust Jewish mail from ITALIAN camp to TEL AVIV with ex-RSI franks
Lot #: 70641

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Postwar/Holocaust Jewish mail: 3.8.1945 cover from UNRRA IT 34 (Santa Maria di Bagni [Lecce] camp) to TEL AVIV, franked 4L using pair overprinted RSI 25c stamps & tied by 1 strike of LECCE FERROVIA (railway) postmark on front & back; passed Egyptian censor; torn open at back & repaired, complete. Santa Maria di Bagni was the largest displaced persons camp in Southern Italy; camp was exclusively Jewish & politically active against British immigration restrictions to Palestine. Relatively early postwar displaced persons mail.


Product Tags: Italian, Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, Judaic, JNF and Holocaust era and Postal History from Italy, Palestine Mandate and from Holocaust, 1939-48 Jewish Insurgency in Palestine, 1945-1949 Postwar era, 20th Century, 1940s, which are Philately - Displaced Persons/Internee/POW Camp mail, Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Train Stations/Rail Transport & TPOs,