Auction No. 47

20 June 2024 Tel aviv

Lot 72

Postal History

Opening $180
Sold for $330

1952, Israel state official Air-Mail EX Cover, dispatched from the Ministry of Labour, Housing Department, located in Hakirya, Tel Aviv. This cover featured a mixed franking totaling  in 1,195pr.,  rate for international mail which included the following stamps:
1,000pr. 1952 Menorah stamp (Sc 55) ;  85pr. 1952 Fourth Coins stamp (Sc. 61) ; 110m. 1952 Independence Day stamp (Sc. 64).  All stamps were neatly canceled by a single Hakirya postmark dated July 29, 1952. The cover was addressed to the Government of Israel Supply Mission at 250 West 57th St., NY 19, NY, USA. Upon arrival, it bore a postmark dated August 3, 1952.

Israel Early Issues 1948 - 1953