1951 Hadera to Tel Aviv underfranked & revenue-franked mail, taxed twice full postage
Lot #: 71204

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1951 domestic taxed mail: 9-7-1951 commercial cover from HADERA to TEL AVIV franked 10pr instead of the DO-2 postage rate period rate of 15pr, but sender incorrectly used a 10pr 1948 revenue label (Ba-REV.3) which was not accepted at the Post Office - incorrectly cancelled and then postal clerk re-applied the postmark on a blank corner of the front, circled the incorrect franking and applied a 30pr tax (twice the full rate - here no concessional discount of only the missing postage, as addressed to a business); backstamped same day TEL AVIV-20 arrival but no indication that the tax was collected; slit open at top, small piece missing top right.

Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, Taxed Mail - Israeli Domestic Mail and Postal History from Israel and from 20th Century, 1950s which are Philately - Taxed Mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers,