3/1948 American surface mail to Palestine affected by mail service suspension & returned
Lot #: 70940

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1948 US "service suspended" mail to Palestine: 31 MAR 1948 uprated pre-franked surface mail cover from WELLSBORO to KFAR ATTA, franked 5c & tied by local machine cancel; posted 4 days after 27 March American surface-mail suspension to Palestine, so marked by NEW YORK CITY Post Office "Surface Mail Suspended | Return to Sender" instructional marking handstamp K-Type-1 & returned to sender. Opened roughly at top, complete.


Product Tags: Israeli, America,American, Mandatory Palestinian, Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Service Suspended (by non-belligerents) and Postal History from Israel, United States, Palestine Mandate, and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 1948 Mandate Termination & Israeli Interim period, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Surface Mail (contemporary), Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Suspended Service mail, Philately - Small Locales