Feb 1949 Post Office notice about resumption of parcel post to Israeli & Arab Palestine
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1948 Wartime Palestine/Israel - original Post Office notice: mimeographed 10 Feb 1949 notice PBN 2808 from the British General Post Office (London) announcing resumption of parcel post services to "Israeli-controlled areas of Palestine and to certain places in Arab-controlled areas". The notice concludes "full details may be obtaied at any post office". Near-mint condition with filing hole at upper left corner & light vertical fold near center. This notice would have been in conclusion to the suspension initiated on 23 Feb 1948 & announced in PBN 2697 (above). The Israeli War of Independence ended a month later on 10 March although armistice agreements were signed with individual Arab belligerents between Feb-July 1949.


Product Tags: United Kingdomian,British, Mandatory Palestinian, Israeli, Ephemera, 1948 Israel: Post Office Circulars and Postal History from United Kingdom, Palestine Mandate, Israel, and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Original Postal Document, Philately - Suspended Service mail, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,