16-7-1948 local Tel Aviv mail with rare Doar Ivri plate block franking
Lot #: 71029

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Doar Ivri PO's, rates & routes: 16-7-1948 local TEL AVIV registered cover from HAKIRYA (TEL AVIV government complex) franked 25m at the DO-2 postage period official mail rate (no letter fee + 25pr registration) using tabbed 3pc 5m vertical strip + 5m 1st plate block pair (star to right, CD 16.5mm, appears to be transparent paper - very rare, plate block Ba26.2 catalogues at $6000) tied by 3+1 full strikes of HAKIRYA postmark on front + 2 on back (Nacht 564/1 on 6th day of use), with "Hakirya" overwritten Mandate registry-label on front; backstamped 18-7-1948 TEL AVIV-3 arrival. Contains same day postmarked PT 512A Mandatory postal packet certificate. Slit open at right; scarce multiple franked cover, very fine.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, Israel and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Unique/Discovery Piece, Philately - Postal Stationary,