1914 CYPRUS – BELGIUM…WW1 via FRANCE SERVICE SUSPENDED & RETURNED… [18581]

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1914 (31 Jul) Plain envelope with light horizontal crease registered to Verviers from Imperiale Ottoman Bank, Larnaca bearing GV pair 2 paistre tied Larnaca/Cyprus square circle with R /Larnaca /N0 375 registration label & violet unframed Inaccessible-retour hand stamp applied in France & blue crayon deleting Verviers with on reverse red hooded Registered /London (17 Sep) transit date stamp ………………Posted before Germany invaded Belgium & before Great Britain declared war on Germany on 4th August. Letter was sent over to France but as Verviers was occupied by the Germans it could not go further.

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