1919 PALESTINE – GB ..REGISTERED CENSORED USED IN SYRIA.. [20533]

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1919 (Jul 6) Yahmour & Assouad Alep, Syrie envelope with vertical crease registered to Liverpool with original commercial address crossed through & individual name inserted bearing Palestine E.E.F. pair 1p Indigo & 2 x 1m brown sealing flap on reverse tied bi-lingual octagonal Halep datestamp & with framed bi-lingual R No with 240 inserted & also showing blue crayon 192 & on reverse partial uncommon black framed bi-lingual La Censure Militaire hand stamp partly overlaid by oval Registered / London (24 Jul) transit datestamp.
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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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