1919 PALESTINE – EGYPT ..USED IN LEBANON & CENSORED on ARRIVAL.. [20536]

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1919 (Feb 25) Plain envelope to Cairo bearing Palestine E.E.F. 1p Indigo tied bi-lingual Damas belted cds with black framed scalloped corners Passed / Censor / 6 handstamp & white on blue Opened By Censor label (Firebrace 4 B} with on reverse Cairo (3 Mar) transit cds partly covered by label ………………………………………………………………………………….
British Military authorities permitted civilians in Lebanon to use Palestine E.E.F. stamps from 21 Oct 1918 until ? Sep 1920 a short period of only 23 monhs & Firebrace records the latest date of use of label 4 B as 10 Mar 1919 this extends that date by almost one month a nice item

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