1948 besieged NAHARIYA 1st SLOGAN type B PROOF on original Gestetner paper
Lot #: 70956

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1948 interim mail/Nahariya slogans: 1ST SLOGAN PROOF printed on light blue-green Gestetner watermarked paper, size: 19.8 x 14.6cm. This is Type B of the 1st slogan, designed by Shlomo Shoshani, and used later on 22 March as a replacement for Type A for design problems including the incorrect date. The 1st slogan was only used for 1 day (22 March 1948). Only about 14 covers are known marked by either type of the 1st slogan; here as a Proof very rare & depicts the postmark at an early stage of use. Estimated value $8,000-10,000++ (Bale values marked covers at $8500).

Product Tags: Israeli, Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Proof/Trial object, 1948 Israel: Nahariya and Postal History from Israel, 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 - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Besieged locale, Philately - Proofs & Essays, Unique/Discovery Piece, Philately - Significant Route, 1st edition,