1948 early Interim HAIFA registered cover with Interim & Mandate postal markings
Lot #: 70928

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Very early/"first day" interim registered cover: dateless local HAIFA registered cover from Tuberculosis League, franked 25m per postage period rate (10m letter + 15m registered fee) using interim Technion 5m & pair 10m (Ba13/14,with Haifa overprints) & tied by strike of interim postmark + 2x on back; tied by Haifa-12 (NAHLA Branch Office) registry-label 0019 - this very early use (0003-1672 were used between 2-14 May), so probably posted 2 MAY (1st day of Minhelet Ha'am); backstamped 6 MY 48 HADAR HACARMEL Branch Office (GD-100) arrival using Mandate cancel GD-100 - this use possible during MH period (after 5 May) - here on 1st day after full closure of Mandate postal services; slit open at top; interesting 2 period cover marking start of interim post & end of Mandate post.

Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian, Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Minhelet Haam/Interim period and Postal History from Palestine Mandate, Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 1948 Mandate Termination & Israeli Interim period, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Multiple Postal Authority/Period mail, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event