12/1943 WWII airforce censored British military mail from Egypt to Palestine
Lot #: 70911

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Military mail to Palestine: 14 DE 1943 green honor envelope (by C. & Co. (B) Ltd.) from EGYPT 7 (CAIRO - Headquarters RAF Middle East Force / APO S.241 - 3 days after Proud's last known date of use, during undocumented period) to MESHEK YAGUR via HAIFA, tied by Egyptian Postage prepaid military date-stamp; passed RAF & deputy chief censors; backstamped 17 DE 43 FPO 156 (PALESTINE - Haifa?) arrival (scarce postmark); opened gently at back, bottom part of flap torn and stuck to cover.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian, Egyptian Philately - Postal Covers, WWII Military Mail and Postal History from Palestine Mandate, Egypt and from World War II, 20th Century, 1940s which are Philately - Military Post Offices or Military Administration, Philately - Stampless Mail, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Small Locales,