20-4-1950 pre-dated official 1st day Independence Day cover to US with 2x pairs 40Pr stamps
Lot #: 71112

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1950 Independence / POs, rates & routes: 20-4-1950 early dated (by 3 days) official Independence Day airmail 1st Day Cover from TIRAT ZVI to SAN FRANCISCO, franked 80pr at the FA-2a postage period rate to US, using pre-1st day (23-4-50) x2 pairs 40pr (Ba29) tied by 2 strikes of local postmark with British airmail label on front; slit open at top. Manuscript notation on back that May 8 is first day of issue is erronious. Scarce airmail from small locale; estimated value $300+


Product Tags: Israeli, America,American Philately - Postal Covers, Israeli Air Mail and Postal History from Israel, United States and from 20th Century, 1950s which are Philately - Air Mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Small Locales, Philately - Unusual Origin, Destination or Postal Link