7/1936 rare Arab revolt era TALAVERA Barracks JERUSALEM postmarks on airmail to UK
Lot #: 70807

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Jerusalem Mandate/military postmarks: 16 JY 36 airmail cover from JERUSALEM to YORK, England franked 13m at Imperial Airways rate to UK using 3 color Pictorals (all vertical ribbed) 8m + 3m + 2m Ba90/91/106 tied by 2 full strikes of extremely rare TALAVERA BKS JERUSALEM skeleton postmark with index C (D1/Sacher J21, index C unlisted; this 2nd earliest recorded date per Sacher), with airmail etiquette on front; slit open at top; stain at left. Fine and rare - rated 'H' out of 'J': a short lived postal agency (July-Oct.) set up at Talavera Barracks in German Quarter during the Arab Revolt, and replaced by field post offices later that year. Est. value $600++


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian, United Kingdomian,British Philately - Postal Covers, Postmarks & Postal Markings - Mandate and Postal History from Palestine Mandate, United Kingdom and from 1936-39 Arab Revolt, 20th Century, 1930s, 1929-1939 5th Aliya, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - uncatalogued/undocumented varieties, Philately - Air Mail, Unique/Discovery Piece, Philately - Military Post Offices or Military Administration, Philately - Unusual Origin, Destination or Postal Link, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places,