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1) Mandate Termination Period (10)
2) Minhelet Haam-Interim period (20)
3) Interim Period Foreign Postal Links (2)
4) 1947-1949 War of Independence related mail (7)
5) 14-16 May 1948 1st Day Israel Mail (10)
6) Besieged locales: Rishon LeZion (1)
7) Besieged locales: Safed (3)
8) Besieged locales: Nahariya (3)
9) Besieged Jerusalem (20 April-20 June) (6)
10) Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) (5)
11) Service Suspended Mail (by non-belligerents) (10)
12) Service Suspended Mail (by belligerents) (7)
13) 1947-49 Arabian mail in War of Independence (4)
14) Emergency Postal Services & Foreign links (11)
15) Early Foreign Postal Links (20)
16) Interim & Provisional Taxed Mail (13)

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2) Minhelet Haam-Interim period

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10 May 1948 Interim period Kofer HaYishuv label on wartime insurance document
1948 interim period Kofer HaYishuv on document: 10-05-1948 industrial property policy of the "Eretz-Israel Fund for Mutual Insurance from Damage in Time of Emergency" for period 2 - 31 May 1948, & signed on 10th, for 3800 Lira on 1500 Lira insurance for machines & raw materials from starch manufacturer; David De-Peus Ltd & Moshe Cohen as agents; franked using 50m Kofer HaYishuv insurance label, as...
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1) Mandate Termination Period

110480232
Feb 1948 Palestine Parcel post/Postal order service suspension, PO notice
Mandate postal service wind-down - original Post Office notice: mimeographed 23 Feb 1948 notice PBN 2697 from the British General Post Office (London) announcing the temporary suspension of Parcel post and Postal Orders for Palestine and Transjordan - this being the first and earliest step taken by the British to wind down the Mandate Postal Service in Palestine. Filing hole at upper left and piec...
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211180233
July 1948 Post Office notice about resumption of air mail service to Palestine
1948 wartime Palestine/Israel - original Post Office notice: mimeographed 23 July 1948 notice PBN 2739 from the British General Post Office (London) announcing resumption of unregistered air mail service for letters weighing under 2 ounces & postcards to "certain [Jewish-controlled] places in Palestine" and lists 15 of the "more important" locales (including JERUSALEM, after siege ended 20 June). ...
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113180234
Feb 1949 PO notice about resumption parcel post to Israeli & Arab Palestine
1948 Wartime Palestine/Israel - original Post Office notice: mimeographed 10 Feb 1949 notice PBN 2808 from the British General Post Office (London) announcing resumption of parcel post services to "Israeli-controlled areas of Palestine and to certain places in Arab-controlled areas". The notice concludes "full details may be obtaied at any post office". Near-mint condition with filing hole at uppe...
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14880235
14-04-1948 late Mandate mail ex TEL AVIV to pre-siege JERUSALEM w/rare postmarks
1948 late domestic Mandate mail: registered cover from TEL AVIV to JERUSALEM franked 25m at the period rate and postmarked 14 AP 1948 (day before last date of full Mandate mail service) tied by scarce Groten-D41 oval registry cancel (backstamped twice; exceeding his latest recorded date of use) and received in JERUSALEM 16 AP 48, backstamped by scarce Sacher D18 / Proud R27 oval cancel (exceeding ...
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111180236
4/1948 late Mandate mail franked w/ Kofer HaYishuv label & accepted at the post
Late Mandate / Kofer HaYishuv mail: 21 AP 1948 commercial cover on "Doar" stationary from TEL AVIV to BNEI BRAK franked 10m per period letter rate using a Kofer HaYishuv label (Ba 133) instead of a Mandate frank, & tied by single strike of the local Mandate postmark - this rare, most such covers date from the interim period & after. Backstamped (unusually, as not a registered letter) 23 AP arrival...
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221380237
Rare incoming Mandate reg airmail Lebanon - HAIFA, arrived 28 APR 1948 +markings
EXTRAORDINARY late Mandate / 1948 War 'Destinaire Parti' incoming Arab airmail: 1 IV 1948 registered [airmail] cover on "Imperial" stationary from BAINO (BEINO) Lebanon to HAIFA, addressed in Arabic to "His Excellency Iskandar Kurdush" (return addressed to the sending locale in Akkar, Lebanon), franked 55p using horizontal pair 25p + 'orphan' 5p - appears to be 50p for the period registered airmai...
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120680238
Very late incoming Mandate airmail from BEIRUT to HAIFA, postmarked 23 APR 1948
Rare very late Mandate period *incoming airmail* (from Lebanon): 23(?) IV 1948 commercial airmail on Shell company stationary, from BEIRUT to HAIFA, franked 50p & tied by 2 strikes of the local postmark (the digit "2" is in the tens column - confirmed by comparison with other Beirut postmarks from the same period; the digit next to it on both strikes looks like a "3"); the cover was tied by an Eng...
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2) Minhelet Haam-Interim period

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1948 Interim 3-PERIOD cv ABROAD via SS Kedma ex TEL AVIV to UK w/MIXED franking
1948 Interim mail abroad: MAY 1948 period undated surface mail commercial cover on pre-printed stationary from TEL AVIV to LONDON, franked 35 mils per Mandate period-7 postage rate (15m surface rate to UK + 20m for additional 20g weight) using mixed franking of Interim 10m Negev corner pair + 5m/10m Mandate pictorals, tied by 2 strikes of local interim postmark - here two activities against postal...
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112280240
1948 Israel interim period double-rate printed matter mail w/Pictorals stamps
Double-rate printed matter using Pictorals in the interim period: undated May 1948 period local TEL AVIV small greeting-card sized cover franked 6m for the period printed matter double rate (extra weight) using 2x 3m Mandate pictorals & tied by the local interim postmark in violet; unsealed per printed matter regulations. Scarce rate & scarce combination of all-Mandate franking with an interim can...
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19180241
1948 early Interim HAIFA registered cover with Interim & Mandate postal markings
Very early/"first day" interim registered cover: dateless local HAIFA registered cover from Tuberculosis League, franked 25m per postage period rate (10m letter + 15m registered fee) using interim Technion 5m & pair 10m (Ba13/14,with Haifa overprints) & tied by strike of interim postmark + 2x on back; tied by Haifa-12 (NAHLA Branch Office) registry-label 0019 - this very early use (0003-1672 were ...
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113080242
1st Day 1948 interim Palestine post from RAMATAYIM to GANEI AM w/error postmark
Interim period / tiny locales "first day" mail: [6 MAY 1948] cover from RAMATAYIM to nearby moshav GANEI AM, franked 10m per period rate using interim franks & tied by single full strike of the interim canceller + Mandate postmark (Dorf-7 although with excess at bottom appearing like the larger bar cancel Dorf-6) as a date device - but this misdated as "6 AP 48" (impossible as the interim period b...
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112680243
1948 Minhelet Haam mail NETANYA-TEL AVIV w/Interim & Mandate postal markings
1948 interim 2-period cover with frozen dated cancel: MAY 1948 undated registered commercial cover from loan society NATANYA to Anglo-Palestine Bank TEL AVIV, franked 25m per postage period rate using mixed interim & Mandate franks (4 mil Pipeline & 20 mil Pictorial) + registry-label 2309 (numbers 2183-2877 known used throughout interim period), tied by 2 strikes of interim postmark in violet on f...
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111480244
1948 Israeli interim returned mail w/2x different pmks & frozen date Mandate pmk
Frozen dated Mandate cancel as a return-arrival mark on interim mail: undated May 1948 period commercial registered cover on business stationary from TEL AVIV to RAMAT GAN, franked 30m for the 25m period postage rate, using 3x 10m interim Negev Pipeline franks (Ba #33) & tied by 2x strikes of the local interim postmark on front + 2x on back; the cover was backstamped on arrival by the RAMAT GAN po...
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218580245
5/1948 2-period Interim mail franked with imperforated stamp + mandate postmark
1948 interim mail: 9 MY 1948 local QIRYAT MOTZKIN cover on "Mataf" stationary franked 10m per period letter rate using Haifa overprinted double imperforated (top/bottom) Partition Map stamp (Ba 30 - unlisted as such) & tied by full strike of both local interim postmark + dated Mandate 2-bar canceller (Dorf-2, rated C+; unusual on non-registered mail), making this a 2-period cover (Mandate postal s...
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113580246
1948 rare Interim registered mail ex KIRYAT AMAL to HAIFA + stamped postal form
1948 Interim mail / small towns: undated registered cover on "Doar" stationary from KIRYAT (QIRYAT) AMAL to HAIFA franked 25 mils per postage period rate using mix of Minhelet Ha'am & Mandate stamps (3m Ba91; and mix of Haifa & Tel Aviv overprints) tied by 3x full strikes of special local interim postmark (with pointed arrows) on front + 1x on back & handmade and written registration label (#16; n...
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113380247
1948 interim Palestine post express cv KIRYAT AMAL - NESHER arr Independence Day
1948 Interim mail / small towns: MAY 1948 undated express cover on "Mataf" stationary from KIRYAT (QIRYAT) AMAL (with return address) to NESHER franked 50 mils per period express service rate using interim/Minhelet Ha'am Hula survey single (Ba 4) tied by 1x near-full strike of special local interim postmark (with pointed arrows); backstamped 14 May 1948 YAGUR NESHER arrival using Mandate postmark ...
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212380248
14 May 1948 3-postal period Interim HAIFA, highest recorded registered mail
Highest registered interim/3 period cover from Haifa Head Post Office: dateless registered cover on trilingual business stationary from HAIFA head Post Office to "Cafe Noam" TIBERIAS, franked 25m per postage period rate using interim 2x 10m Immigrant Ship (note print variations) & 5m Weizmann (Ba 11/23, all with TEL AVIV overprints) & tied by 2 strikes of interim dateless cancel of Head Post Offic...
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116480249
1948 HAIFA interim cv w/Mandate franks, Head Post Office pmk & unlisted marking
Interim period Haifa Head Post Office Mandate franked mail: local HAIFA registered cover from Consolidated Refineries Ltd. to Execution Officer, franked 26m per period registered letter rate (25m with 1m convenience overcharge) - using only Mandate pictorals, vertical pair 3m + 20m (Ba 91/99) & tied by full strike of interim dateless cancel of Head Post Office (with "divided ovals" on sides) + 2x ...
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115880250
1948 rare MESHEK EIN HAROD interim postmark on franked cover to PETACH TIKVA
Very fine strike of the rare Meshek Ein Harod interim postmark tied to 3m interim frank on cover bearing the personal/address stamp of Werner Eichwald, the deputy postmaster of Petach Tikva. Philatelically inspired: it may have been sent through the postal system to Eichwald, similar to other such covers addressed to himself, or possibly a cancelled-to-order cover (not sent through the post) thoug...
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117180251
1948 clear strike Jerusalem sorting office interim period Rosette postmark on cv
Clear strike of the Jerusalem sorting office's interim period 'Rosette' postmark, tied to a top-left corner 1st issue 5m interim local Jerusalem single frank (Ba #101) on an unaddressed cover. The frank entered use on 9 May; the rosette postmark is usually documented as starting its appearance on mail as of 13 May (although some earlier dated mail is known) - however as the inner circle is a littl...
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117880252
Wartime 1948 Mandate-franked mail AMIAD to TEL AVIV via Interim Postal service
1948 interim / small locales in battle: undated German-language family correspondence cover from ROSH PINA (return addressed [Kibbutz] AMIAD - probably couriered) to Shikun Sablawi TEL AVIV ("Tell a viv") franked 10m per period letter rate using 4m & 6m Mandate pictorals (this rare: not sold over the counter in interim period but perhaps in possession of sender in Amiad) & tied by full strike of s...
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4) 1947-1949 War of Independence related mail

112380253
1948 Independence War besieged TZFAT Palmach mail couriered through front lines
1948 War of Independence/besieged Safed: stampless 6 MAY 1948 dated Hagana military mail from SAFED Town Commander (Elad Peled of the Palmach) to Commander of "Hazit Gimmel" (3rd Front), probably Shmuel (Mula) Cohen, commander of the 3rd battalion of the Palmach's Yiftach Brigade (prior to 23 May there were no "Front" designations in the military, and the first appointed to the northern region was...
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116780254
1948 British am to milit zone JAFFA refused service by Israel, censored/returned
1948 Israeli "no service" marks on mail TO ISRAEL: 12 VIII 1948 air mail commercial cover on business stationary from LONDON to business at post office box in JAFFA ("Palestine"), meter franked 6d; oddly the receiving Post Office in TEL AVIV rejected the cover - without highlighting any specific problem & marking the whole address area with 2-line former Mandate instructional marking handstamp "RE...
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