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Ottoman Post (6)
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Ottoman Post

114180077
9/1894 PORT SAID Retta cancel on JAFFA ship dispatched postcard to Denmark
Ottoman maritime mail: 20 IX 1894 dated postcard in Danish on 1892 issue Ottoman postal stationary postcard (Bale unlisted: like #709 frame-type C but lacking "avec response payee") from JAFFA (see bottom of correspondence) to COPENHAGEN Denmark, with pre-printed 20pa franking per 1st UPU period overseas postcard rate; as the franking was tied by a 'Retta' (Egyptian) cancellation, the postcard was...
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112880078
10/1899 Ottoman Holyland mail from SAFED to WILDSTEIN with rare blue postmark
Outbound mail: 18 OCT 1899 commercial cover from SAFED (with sender's cachet - 'Elias Klinger Saffed') to music business in WILDSTEIN Bohemia, Austra (on that business's stationary), franked 40 Para (on back) using pair 20 Para (Ba120) per 2nd UPU period 1Pia rate for mail abroad tied by rare blue Safed postmark Ba 780b / Steich-PM4; backstamped 5-11-1899 unclear arrival/transit postmark; est. val...
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212880079
3/1903 Ottoman Holyland wrapper from SAFED to Jewish business in HOLLESCHAU
Outbound mail: 1903 printed-matter wrapper (envelope cut open on both sides) from SAFFED to Jewish liqueur business in HOLLESCHAU, Moravia ("via Vienna Post"), posted via Ottoman PO & franked 10pa per printed-matter rate using Ba165 (oddly not the 'matbua' overprinted type for printed-matter mailed abroad) & tied by scarce blue local postmark (PM5/Ba 812b); backstamped 25-3-03 arrival; scarce as w...
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114780080
4/1914 Holyland Ottoman ERIHA/JERUSALEM violet pmk on postcard to Switzerland
Outbound mail: 17-4-1914 superb strike of ERIHA (JERUSALEM) violet postmark (PM3/Ba865v) tied to 20 Para frank with black star overprint (for mail abroad; Ba 331) on picture-postcard of Bedouins baking bread, to NUSSBAUMEN Switzerland; backstamped 21-4-14 octogonal JERUSALEM6 transit postmark (PM26/Ba 872a); marginal small top tear amended; est. value $675+...
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116380081
Turkish Beersheva BIR-ES-SEBA 2 all-Arabic postmark on franked telegram receipts
World War I era Turkish Beersheva BIR-ES-SEBA 2 (Ba 883) rare all-Arabic postmark: 1918-dated 5 full strikes tied to block of 20x 1916 3rd series War Orphans overprinted 20pa stamps (Ba 464/289) - 400 Para - gummed on back of partially torn ledger sheet of 5 attached telegram receipts (with signatures & Arabic manuscript), i.e. 80 Para per receipt. Est. value $400-1500...
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Foreign Post Offices

115580082
10/1874 Palestine French Holyland franked cv ex JLEM to COGNAC via JAFFA & Egypt
Palestine Forerunners - the French Holyland Post: 3rd pre-UPU period OCT 1874 folded commercial letter (dated 28 Oct) from JERUSALEM to COGNAC France, franked 80c at the 1871-76 5th postage rate period's letter rate using French Ceres stamp; although a French-run postal agency existed in JERUSALEM (under the Damiani family), here letter transmitted by non-affiliated forwarding agent "W. Duisberg" ...
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112480083
3 postal authority handled 3/1895 French Holyland postcard SMYRNA to JERUSALEM
Incoming mail/French Holyland PO: scarce 14 MAR 1895 French prepaid black 'Carte Postale' postcard (Ba PC-01) with 10 centimes value (Ba F-F) from SMYRNA to JERUSALEM, tied by French Turkish-Asia SMYRNA PO postmark; backstamped 19 MAR JAFFA transit via French PO in Holyland (scarce Ba 311 postmark) & 20 MAR 1895 JERUSALEM arrival - here handled by Austrian PO (postmark 114). Scarce mail handled by...
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113580084
3/1899 Russian registered cv ex CHITA to JERUSALEM Rabbi, w/rare postal markings
Incoming mail: 18(?) MAR 1899 registered commercial cover on "Pomus Brothers Trade House" stationary from CHITA to Rabbi Zalman-Chaim Rivlin (director of Talmud Torah HaGadol 'Etz Haim') in JERUSALEM, franked 20 Kop. on last day of UPU-2 overseas rate,with manuscript "zakaznoe" ('registered') & dotted 'R' cachet (for overseas registered mail) + bearing 1899 temporary registry-label (before UPU lab...
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115080085
1899 Holyland 3 postal authority handled ppc ROSTOCK-HAIFA, w/rare negative seal
Incoming mail: postcard handled by 3 postal authorities: 27/12/1899 Swiss picture-postcard of Schaffhausen from ROSTOCK(?) Germany to HAIFA, franked 10pf; handled in Palestine by the Austrian Post where backstamped "CAIFA OESTERR. POST" transit; redirected to JERUSALEM and cancelled by the rare Turkish 'HAIFA POSTA SHUBESI 1287' (PM3) negative seal in blue prior to dispatch. Light strikes, fine, s...
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112480086
1901 Holyland German post cpl prepaid reply card ex BERLIN to JLEM; unusual pmk
German PO in Holyland - incoming mail: 8-8-1901 complete German 10pf prepaid reply card postal stationary from BERLIN to JERUSALEM, arrived "16/8 01" marked by Falk-A2 postmark with slash between day and month (unlisted in Bale & FPOP); est. value $300...
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115580087
12/1903 Ottoman Holyland postcard from JERICHO to SWEDEN w/ rare blue postmarks
Holyland Ottoman-Turkish postmarks: 2x very fine strikes of rare blue JERICHO postmark (Ba 798b) dated 26-12-1903 tied to 2x 10 Para franks on Turkish UPU picture postcard of Dead Sea (by L. Schoeneke, JERUSALEM) to GYEVIK Sweden, per period 20 Pa overseas postcard rate; backstamped 2-1-1904 JERUSALEM transit (Ba 800); message in Swedish on front. On reverse is ornamental "NH" cachet, possibly of ...
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114580088
Holyland 1904 postcard JERUSALEM-VIENNA w/mixed German & British postage stamps
Unusual mixed British-German franking on Hotel mail: 24-09-1904 souvenir picture postcard of the Kings Garden in the Kidron Valley (B. Hentschel, Leipzig publishers) specially produced for the "Wurtemburg-ish Pilgrimage to the Holyland, 15 August - 8 Sept. 1904" & imprinted "printed matter postcard" in German, without a message - only "Papa" handwritten on the front, from sender at Lloyd Fast Hote...
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121080089
1908 Austrian Holyland Bezalel postcard HAIFA-JERUSALEM w/unlisted perf stamp
Unlisted perforation variety on mail: 12-7-1908 hand-dated (on front) picture postcard of the plaquette "The Matchmaker" by Boriz Schatz/Bezalel, of the Bezalel Museum postcard series (Niztanim-Wilhelm Gross publishers), from HAIFA to JERUSALEM; franked 20pa per period inland postcard rate using 1907 series Austrian Holyland post Emperor profile 10 Heller stamp overprinted 20 para (Ba #60) - but w...
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130180090
Austrian Crete 10c carmine/rose stamp Holyland printed matter postcard postage
The rare Austrian Crete issued 10c Ba #103 carmine on rose as printed matter postage: 11 VII 1914 hand-dated & postmarked picture postcard of the Mount of Olives, from JERUSALEM to BANKESZI Hungary (present-day BANOV Slovakia), with message in Hungarian numbering less than 5 words - so franked 10 centimes per period printed matter postcard rate (reduced from the standard 20c postcard rate), using ...
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Jewish Colonies

115180091
Rare Rishon LeZion Austrian Post cachet on postcard to Jerusalem 1905
Jewish colony mail (via Austrian PO): Aug. 1905 Austrian prepaid 10 Centimes on 10 Heller postal stationary postcard (1904 issue, Ba114) in Hebrew written Yiddish from RISHON LE ZION to JERUSALEM tied by faint but legible rare double ringed "RISCHON-L'-ZION | PAR POSTE AUTRICHIENNE" cachet (Ba153/FPOP 708); backstamped 27-8-05 JAFFA transit (Ba117/FPOP 525 postmark) & 23 (dater should have been se...
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314880092
1914 incoming cv ex Ukraine to Jewish settlement MESHA-TABOR via HAIFA/TIBERIAS
Rare incoming mail to small Jewish settlement (Mesha-Tavor): 15-04-1914 commercial cover on business stationary ("Cloth and Manufactory Trade | A. U. Katznelson" - суконно-мануфактурная торговля) from OVRUCH Ukraine to "Colonie MESH...
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German Colonies & Sub Post Offices

214380093
Rare Tempel Kolonie Wilhelma cachet on printed matter mail to Jerusalem 1909
Holyland colonies: domestic registered printed-matter cover postmarked 26-3-1909 from WILHELMA Templar colony to JERUSALEM, correctly franked using 1¼pi on 25pf Germania stamp (Ba27/Mi39; ¼ piaster = 10 Para = 5pf printed-matter rate + 1pi [20pf] registered fee; Ba p.65 incorrect, see DPP 120/122) tied by full strike Jaffa postmark Ba401 & superb strike of rare "Tempel-Kolonie Hamidije W...
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212780094
1910 Holyland German post Levant prepaid wrapper ex JAFFA to Germany via SARONA
German Post Office & colonies in Holyland: 3-12-1910 "Aus Sarona bei Jaffa (Deutsche Post)" violet cacheted (Ba412/FPOP 248) 1908 series German Levant prepaid postal stationary wrapper (Ba431) from JAFFA to (unclear) Germany franked at printed matter rate using pre-printed 10c on 5Pf frank and stamped "Imprime" on front, tied by full strike of Ba401/FPOP 221 postmark; very fine, scarce combination...
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114880095
12/1910 Holyland German post Levant prepaid pc ex JAFFA to Germany via SARONA
German Post Office & colonies in Holyland: 31-12-1910 "Aus Sarona bei Jaffa (Deutsche Post)" violet cacheted (Ba412/FPOP 248) 1907 issue German Levant prepaid postal stationary commercial postcard with watermark (Ba408), franked 20Pa on 10pf tied by single ring JAFFA postmark Ba401, to EBINGEN. Message in German written in the Walhalla German colony in Jaffa. Very fine; Muenz certified; rare as fa...
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112780096
Holyland German post office 1912 complete Levant reply pc AUS JAFFA to LEEHEIM
German Post Office in the Holyland: 31-8-1912 unsevered complete reply postcard on German Levant prepaid postal stationary (Ba 404) with pencil written German message on back, from JAFFA via German PO JERUSALEM to LEEHEIM Germany, with preprinted 10pf Germania frank overprinted French 10 Centimes & tied by full strike of German PO local postmark + full strike of rare AUS JAFFA boxed handstamp in v...
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