1920 PALESTINE – PANAMA …WW1 CANAL ZONE.. [20544]

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1920 (Dec 3) Plain envelope opened for display & with 20mm trim to reverse to Capt. Parker-Smith, Argyll & Sutherland Hghlanders, c/o Holt & Co., Bankers, London & forwarded in red ink Messrs. W. Andrews & Co., Colo (Panama Canal) Passenger per S.S. “Arama” with Colo deleted in crayon & with unframed violet CRISTOBAL. Bearing India GV 1a & 3p overprinted I.E.F. tied poor Indian FPO 68 located Jeruselem & on reverse almost 100% unframed violet 5 lined Steamship mail for delivery to / Canal waters should be addressed / c/o POSTMASTER /CRISTOBAL, CANAL ZONE / and MUST include NAME OF SHIP + London (10 Jan 1921) transit datestamp.
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Despite wear to edges, some tears opened for display & trimmed a scarce item of redirected mail during the British presence in Palestine…The condition is reflected in the price.

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