lot # 14 - Iraq
IRAQ, incoming OVERLAND MAIL from LATVIA. Registered cover sent from Liepaja on 16/2/1934 to Baghdad Iraq with "VIA RUSSIE" route indication handwritten. Arriving in Beirut on 25/2/1934 the indication was cancelled and replaced by "Par Automobile Beyrouth - Baghdad" simultaneously with an handwritten note in French on the back: "Arrived in Beirut to be forwarded by the Motor Special Service Beirut-Baghdad. The controller". Arrival in Baghdad attesting by the postmark affixed on 28/FEB/1934. THE ONLY RECORDED OVERLAND COVER FROM LATVIA.