5/1948 3-period taxed mail with invalid interim frank, Mandate postmark & 1st postage dues stamp
Lot #: 70987

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1st Postage Dues on 3-period cover: 30 MY 1948 cover from NETANYA to HAIFA, franked 10m per period inland letter rate but using now-invalid (as of 22 May) Minhelet Haam frank (faint 'DOAR' overprint visible at top left), and not cancelled; rather, reintroduced Mandate cancel applied, correctly, to field of the cover and it was then marked in Hebrew manuscript at top for 20m tax (double the deficiency), which was paid on 2-6-1948 using the 20m new 1st Postage Dues stamp (on 2nd day of use in Haifa) & tied by local head post office cancel. Cut open at left. The Israeli trilingual postmark entered local use on 1 July.

Product Tags: Israeli, Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: interim & provisional taxed mail and Postal History from Israel, Palestine Mandate and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Taxed Mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - Multiple Postal Authority/Period mail, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings