1/1951 mail to US underfranked for airmail so sent by sea; instructional marking
Lot #: 71139

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1950 1st airmail / PO's, rates & routes: 1-1-1951 new years dated "Lacol" austerity period stationary airmail commercial cover from TEL AVIV to NEW YORK CITY franked 80pr at the FA-2a period rate using 2x 30pr (Ba33) + 10pr 1949 2nd Coinage (Ba23) + 10pr 1950 3rd Coinage (Ba43) tied by 3 strikes of TEL AVIV-41 postmark - but rejected for airmail service, marked by bilingual boxed cachet - for being overweight (20g) and lacking additional 50pr franking for the extra 10g, so sent by surface (sea) mail; slit open at top, edge creases.

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 - unusual postal procedures/fines/taxes, Philately - Taxed Mail, Philately - Surface Mail (contemporary), Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Significant Rates/Periods,