4/1950 surface mail from HAIFA to US using short-tabbed 20/40Pr Independence stamps
Lot #: 71045

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1950 Independence / rates & routes: 27-4-1950 registered surface mailed personal stationary cover from HAIFA to NEW YORK, franked 60pr at the SU-2 postage period rate (30pr letter + 25pr registration, with 5pr convenience overcharge) using short-tabbed 20pr and 40pr (Ba 29/30) tied by 2 strikes of local postmark on front + 2 on back, with Mandate registry-label (Sacher unlisted) on front; opened and resealed by the Israeli censor (an "approved" cachet on either side); backstamped 5-20-1950 NEW YORK transit, arrived MAY 27 1950. Slit open at top; nicely documented scarce rate and route. Estimated value $500+

Product Tags: Israeli, America,American Philately - Postal Covers, Israel and Postal History from Israel, United States and from 20th Century, 1950s which are Philately - Surface Mail (contemporary), Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - uncatalogued/undocumented varieties,