6/1943 WWII multiple-censored airmail from Switzerland to Palestine via Germany
Lot #: 70884

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Wartime incoming civilian mail: 8 VI 1943 airmail cover from LUGANO to JERUSALEM, franked 50Rp (40Rp total postage for 5gr including 10Rp for airmail + 10Rp additional weight) and marked for intended start of routing (rectangular cachet on front): Zurich to Stuttgart (where censored) by Swissair or DHL, by air from Stuttgart to Sofia, by rail to Istanbul, rail to Syria and Palestine, where censored again. Locally re-routed. Rare route & double Axis/Allied censorship.

Product Tags: Swiss, Mandatory Palestinian, German, Bulgarian, Turkish, Syrian Philately - Postal Covers, WWII era Postal Links and Postal History from Switzerland, Palestine Mandate, Germany, Bulgaria, Turkey, Syria and from World War II, Holocaust, 20th Century, 1940s, which are Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Unusual Origin, Destination or Postal Link, Philately - Air Mail, Philately - Multiple Postal Authority/Period mail, Philately - Significant Rates/Periods