2/1940 WWII airmail from Greece to TEL AVIV, censored & passed exchange control
Lot #: 70858

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Wartime incoming civilian mail: 8 II 1940 uprated airmail postcard in French (family correspondence) from THESSALONIKI to TEL AVIV, pre-franked 5d + 13d additional for airmail, tied by 2 strikes of local postmark + Greek airmail etiquette; postcard tied by double-ring handstamp of the "exchange control" authority (ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΑ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑΣ ΕΘΝΙΚΟΥ ΝΟΜΙΣΜΑΤΟΣ-ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗΣ) in Greek; passed T6 Palestine censor (Sach-Q21a). Scarce origin.


Product Tags: Greek, Mandatory Palestinian Postcards, WWII era Postal Links and Postal History from Greece, Palestine Mandate and from World War II, 20th Century, 1940s which are Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Air Mail, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings,