1/1960 underfranked French airmail taxed using new Provisionals stamps, in Liras
Lot #: 71165

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1960 incoming French taxed mail / early Israeli Lira franking: 20-1-1960 airmail cover from ORAN to JERUSALEM underfranked at 100Fr; taxed 0.18L in Israel, paid 24-1-60 using 0.12L & 0.03L 1960 Provisionals Ba181/183 franks (2 weeks after 1st day of use 6 Jan. 1960) tied by JERUSALEM-2(?) cancel - just after 1 Jan 1960 conversion to new Lira currency from the old Pruta (noted by corrected cachet); backstamped 22-1 JERUSALEM-3 transit & 24-1 JERUSALEM-18 delivery; cut open at left, very fine and well documented. Early Lira incoming taxation, estimated value $100+

Product Tags: French, Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, Taxed Mail - Israeli Overseas Mail and Postal History from France, Israel and from 20th Century, 1960s, 1960 Prutot-Agorot Currency Change which are Philately - Taxed Mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - Air Mail,