Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post RARE DESTINATION- Jerusalem to Tranquebar east India, franked 20 Para tied by Jerusalem double ring p/m 16.1.1899 alongside seapost transit p/m Jan.30 & Tranquebar arrival p/m Febuary 7. Hand written notation on top "via Suez". Back side with b/w view of Jerusalem Mosque with 21 word date message. This is the only known postcard to be mailed from the Holy Land during the Turkish Ottoman Empire era to Tranquebar east India (Shore town bay of Bengal). VF showpiece.
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Postcard mailed from Jerusalem to Beyrouth, franked 20 Para x2 overprinted stamps (war tax included in rate), tied by "Jerusalem 2" postmark 22.3.1917 alongside Jerusalem censor UNLISTED IN VIOLET (This censor marking known only in black as listed in the Collins Catalog). Beyrouth arrival postmark on back dated 27.3.1917. F-VF & rare.
Palestine Postal History RARE DESTINATION & DISPATCH POSTMARK- Printed matter postcard mailed to Buitenzorg in the Island of Java (Indonesian Island), franked 3mil tied by railway postmark "Rafa - Haifa T.P.O" 24 August 1932 alongside Transit & arrival postmarks of Port Said 6 August and Buitenzorg 15 September 1932. VF & scarce.
Palestine Postal History - Jerusalem to Czechoslovakia b/w postcard with view of Jerusalem, franked 3mil tied by the rare railway postmark "Jerusalem Jaffa T.P.O" (superb strike) dated September 30 1934 Dorfman catalog type 6. This is new late date for the usage of this postmark. Dorfman Catalog late recorded date is April 12 1934. Card with middle verticle light wrinkle & few small spots light toned, Otherwise VF & Rare.
Palestine Postal History - Picture Post card with B/W view of the dead sea mailed from Jerusalem to Beyrouth, franked 4mil Jerusalem I of the 1st setting with Oraphan B variety (PalestinB), tied by the rare postmark of Meo Sheorim Jeslm (Glassman type J3) with the latest date recorded of September 7 1920. VF.