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4/1946 Jewish displaced persons mail from DOV HOZ

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Lot 80791
Postwar incoming civilian mail: 30.4.1946 commercial cover from LA SPEZIA to MESHEK YAGUR sent by a Displaced Person on board the "Dov Hoz" illegal immigrant ship (stopped by British at the locale in the "La Spezia Affair" of 4 April - 19 May): stamps & portion of front torn away - would have been franked 15 Lira; backstamped with ship's bilingual circular cachet "Repatriation Ship Fede - Dov Hos" & double-ringed arrival postmark (Dorf-1). Slit open at top & right; vertical fold center. Oddly, uncensored.

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