Lot #2A - AUSTRIAN POST

4/1899 cv ex French Jerusalem Consulat (cachet) to Vice Consul de France a Caiffa, via JAFFA / SYRIE on face 28 AVRIL then BEYROUTH / SYRIE 29 AVRIL & note on front: "Arrive le 1 Mai 99 via la Poste Autrichiennetaxed 8 piastres" (arrived 1 May 99 via the Austrian Post - no French Post in Caifa yet); shortened ½ cm at base, fine unusual routing: French Post Jerus - Jaffa - Beyrouth & Aust. Post to Haifa!, for some reason this was easier at that period than Jaffa - Haifa directly

[CV]
Start: 
$400
Sold For: $470
Sale date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 20:00

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