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Palestine Mandate Government earliest date Private

Lot 80961
Mandate postal markings: 22 FE 1930 stampless cover from Government Office JERUSALEM to RISHON LE ZION, tied by endorsed & dated oval PRIVATE SECRETARY TO THE HIGH COMMISSIONER | GOVERNMENT OFFICE | JERUSALEM cachet (Sach-47e - 17 years before his recorded date of use) & strike of local postmark; backstamped next day arrival (Dorf-6); opened roughly at back, backflap missing. Sir John Chancellor was the period High Commissioner; the private secretary may have been Mr. J. A. M. Faraday (Assistant Superintendent of Police).

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Palestine Mandate Government earliest date Private

Estimate $50 - $90Oct 17
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