Lot #235 - 1948 SAFED

Whiskey Mail - Cv sent from Safed (Central Hotel Safad) under siege, franked 10 mil Mandate stamp (SG #97) posted in Rosh Pinna, cancelled by ROSH  PINNA 5 AP 48 Mandate postmark. Cvs to & from Safed at that time (29 Feb - 16 April 48) were addressed or posted in Rosh Pinna and were transferred to/from Safed by British soldiers who were paid in whiskey for the delivery; roughly opened at top, light scattered spots, vert. centerfold, f-vf & Rare, see JSPS p. 324, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

Sold For: $5,513
Sale date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 20:00

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