Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post RARE DESTINATION & unusual routing - Jerusalem 1896 via London England to Johanesburg South Africa, back to England and returned to Jerusalem. Franked 1 Piastre tied by Jerusalem double ring postmark, sent to London, postmarked there January 18 1896, reroute to South Africa where transit arrival postmarks Z.A.R applied dated Febuary 7 & April 27 , sent back to England where imprinted label applied (on top of South African Z.A.R p/m) "Officially sealed in the returned Letter Office London". The cover returned from London to Jerusalem where it was postmarked July 3 1896. Handstamped - retour, Onafgehaald (unclaimed in Dutch). The cover is partly open on margin & slighly reduced at right back side, otherwise F-VF rare showpiece.