Palestine Postal History - 30 Aug. 1920 Jerusalem single circle postmark, Glassman catalog type B2 p/m New Unlisted early usage date for that postmark (catalog listed early date as September 20 1920) p/m tied to 4mil typo. on bank cover to Switzerland. F-VF.
Palestine Postal History - One of Palestine rarest military postmarks FPO SZ57 dated December 12 1918 tied to 1pi EEF stamp on cover mailed to Alexandria Egypt with part arrival postmark on back. Palestine military censor #2 handstamped on front. This cover without flap & missing small part on back near arrival postmark, 2 horizontal folds (away from stamp) & some toning, otherwise F-VF & very rare.
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jaffa Port Excellent strike negative seal on cover mailed to Jerusalem with arrival postmark on back, Collins type PM7 dated Sept. 8 1897. One marginal tear above stamp on front & back, plus some small toned spots otherwise F-VF with one of the finest strike known for this Jaffa port seal.
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Gaza official stampless cover to Jaffa tied by Gaza violet bridge type postmark dated 11.8.1903 (St. type PM4) alongside VF official seal " Important correspondence " St. type OF1 - ACCORDING TO THE COLLINS CATALOG THIS IS A NEW LATE DATE FOR THE OF1 SEAL, CATALOG LISTED THE SEAL RECORDED LATE DATE AS 14.3.1903 !!! . Cover with repaired tear at top left corner & some small margins wear, otherwise F-VF & scarce.
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Gaza official stampless cover to Jaffa tied by Gaza Blue bridge type postmark dated 23.8.1902 (St. type PM4) alongside VF official seal " Important correspondence " St. type OF1. Cover with some toning at bottom right corner plus missing small part of bottom flap, otherwise F-VF & scarce.
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Cover mailed from Tiberias to the Zagazig Egypt, franked total of 40 Para, tied by Bridge type postmark dated 4.7.1905. Transit & arrival postmark on back of Port said & Zigazag. F+VF
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Tiberias to the USA, cover franked 20para tied by Tiberiade 1 bridge type postmark dated 3.9.1914. Some toning, cover open on 3 sides. F-VF
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Registered cover from Jaffa To Beyrouth, franked x3 20para stamps = 60 para, tied by excellent strikes postmark of Jaffa5 dated 7.12.1914. Registeration number hand written at top left ( look at Collins Catalog page 104 same postal employee hand writing notation on pictured cover). RARE 1 line Arabic censor at top right (collins type CM2, 7.12.1914 is a new early unrecorded date as the catalog earliest date is 13.12.1914). "Recommandirt" handstamp on top.
Palestine Forerunners Russian Post - Jerusalem to the USA, franked pair of 20para ovpt. Russian stamps tied by scarce single circle p/m dated 24.6.1905 & with New York ar/pm on back July 27 1905. F-VF
Palestine Forerunners French Post - Scarce stationery cover of the Jerusalem Grand new Hotel (cachet on back of cover) mailed to Paris. Franked 20c plus 5c tied by March 2 1905 postmark. Arrival cds on back March 10 1905. F-VF.