Palestine Mandate mis-dated Jerusalem machine cancel as 19471 on official mail
Lot #: 70811

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Mandate Jerusalem Postmarks: 20 FEB 19471 misdated JERUSALEM date head machine cancel (Sach-F5) tied to stampless OHMS stationary cover from Department of Labour to business in JAFFA, tied by 2 strikes of Sach-50a (but no known dates of use recorded!) boxed GOVERNMENT OF PALESTINE | DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR | JERUSALEM cachet (front/back); backstamped next day arrival (GD-16, a month after its last known date of use); torn open at right, top right corner missing. Sacher notes that on 20 Feb this machine cancel displayed inverted date (one of only 4 instances known in 13 years of machine's usage): here corrected, but displaying extra line at date's end - as illustrated p.81 for 10 April 1947. Rare.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, Postmarks & Postal Markings - Mandate and Postal History from Palestine Mandate and from 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Stampless Mail, Philately - Official Mail, Philately - uncatalogued/undocumented varieties, Unique/Discovery Piece, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Minting/Production Error,