7/1948 couriered mail from France to TEL AVIV, taxed as unfranked with cachet
Lot #: 70978

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1948 early postal links / taxed incoming couriered airmail: unfranked airmail stationary cover from PARIS to TEL AVIV, couriered from abroad by air and posted locally unfranked, where marked for tax with Mandate scarce metal boxed cachet "To pay 10 mils" and charged concessionary tax (half the usual postage dues) as addressed to private individual, and paid using 10m 1st Postage Dues BaPD3 frank tied by 5-7-1948 TEL AVIV Head Post Office postmark; opened gently at back. Most couriered covers are not marked by tax cachets, so here unusual.


Product Tags: Israeli, French Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: emergency postal links and Postal History from Israel, France and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Stampless Mail, Philately - Taxed Mail, Philately - Air Mail, Philately - Significant Route, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings