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Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd.

lot # 2 - palestine forerunners

Price: $ 400.00
Tuesday Sep 06, 2022 20:00 Asia/Jerusalem
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 DISINFECTED MAIL:1836 (11/6) complete folded letter stationery of Consulat de France a St. Jean d'Acre et Dependances written in Beyrouth in French to "... de la Sante Publique a Marseille" (in message) by Henry Guyot reporting about the Plague in the Levant, by Courier, w/vf 2 lines cachet: PURIFIE LAZARET / MARSEILLE (this last 24 mm) & 2 vertical disinfection slits. Forwarded by Sardinian vessel to Marseille w/CONSULAT DE FRANCE A St. JEAN D'ACRE seal on back, marked "recu 5 aout, rep. le 19 dit"; scattered spots & usual bottom archive fold, fine example of Consular ship mail prior to the regular French paquebot service introduced 1837 in the Mediterranean  


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