1919 PALESTINE – EGYPT ..REGISTERED CENSORED USED IN SYRIA.. [20532]

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1919 (Jan 1) Banque Imperiale Ottomane envelope /registered to B.P. 1079 Cairo bearing Palestine E.E.F. 2p Olive tied bi-lingual Alep cds & with neat framed U.P.U. above framed R with ink 273 inserted between plus black circular Passed By Censor / No 10 & plain white resealing label tied violet oval Ouvert /953 violet oval Ouvert /Par Autorite Militaire with on reverse flap sealed by
black circular vernacular hand stamp partly overlaid by circular smudged Passed By Censor alongside Port Said (26 Jan) transit cds.
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A lovely item… British Military authorities permitted civilians in Syria to use Palestine E.E.F. stamps from 22 Sep 1918 until 23 Feb 1922 yet they seem to be elusive despite possible
use for over 3 years.

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