AUSTRIAN POST: Austrian & German Free Mail in the Jaffa District: ppc (Ain Karem) originated in Rishon Le Zion, written in Hebrew by Michal Lubman to Her brother Zrubavel Lubman - "Hebrew Gymnasium Jaffa", posted free of charge in Jaffa 31.12. 08, canceled JAFFA OSTERR. POST (St. 527) & JAFFA DEUTSCHE POST (St. 221) the same day. Forwarded to Jaffa by one of these Post Offices & transferred to the 2nd Post Office for final delivery; f-vf & Very Rare procedure
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9/1909 cv New York to Jerusalem frank only 3c (strip of 3x1c) instead of 5c marked "via London" & T in Hexagon, upon arrival marked "1pi" & taxed 2x½ pi Austrian Levant P. Dues tied by pmk JERUSALEM OSTERR. POST (index b) - 6 X 09 repeated on back; roughly opened at right & some back faults, fine & spectacular
FRENCH POST: 1861 - Folded letter with contents written in Jerusalem on 21 November 1861 to London, addressed to Solomon Almosnino the secretary of the Sephardic Community in London. The letter is a request for donation & support and is written in old Sephardic script ("Hatzi Kolmus" - half quill). Very Fine clear strike of the "Jerusalem Cross" in Blue (Steichele 325), forwarded to the French Post Office in Jaffa, light pearl ring postmark JAFFA/SYRIE 22 NOV 61 (St. 302) all on front. On back transit postmark of ALEXANDRIE /EGYPTE - NOV 61, MARSEILLE A LYON 4 DEC 61, LYON A PARIS 5 DEC 61 and arrival LONDON DE 7 61 postmarks. Charged 9 (pence) in manuscript, the French Levant rate to England as of 1.1.1857. Carried by the "Tamise" that left Alexandria on 26 November 1861 arrived in Marseille on 4 December 1861; scattered spots, fine, certif Tsachor-Aloni
GERMAN POST: 1-3-00 JERUSALEM DEUTSCHE POST fine First Day pmk of the German Post in Jerusalem on 5pf "1900" pc (Mi #P43) mailed from Jerusalem to Hamburg - Germany, message in German; vf & scarce
Rarity: 22/9/1912 Registered COD (Cash On Delivery) cv Jerusalem to Leipzig franked 110 para (1905 issue 10pa + 21/2pi, Mi #24 & 30) rate: 40pa letter rate + 40pa registration + 30pa for addit. weight all tied by JERUSALEM DEUTSCHE... (St. 234) 22.9.12 pmks, R label #724 (St. type J), Pink Triangular label "Nachnahme - Remboursement" & on top endorsed "Nachnahme: Mk 1.20". On back arrival pmk LEIPZIG 30.9.12; cv roughly opened at right, stps taken off for inspection & reattached, fine & Extremely Rare - the only COD German Post in the Holy Land offered by us, certif Tsachor-Aloni
1917 Registered Official cv postage free, sent by the Chief paymaster of the Austrian Mountain Howitzer Marno, pmk FELDPOST MIL... MISS... JERUSALEM (St. 255) 28-7-1917 and registration label same text (St. label d - +$900) no. 168, back w/sending unit seal, mailed to the War Finance / Ministry of War Wien; small margin tear at right, f-vf & Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni
1918 Registered Official cv postage free, sent from the supply depot in the Communication Center to Field Hospital no. 28, pmk Deutsche Feldpost 663 (St. 281) 15.6.18 in Nazareth, Rare registered label Deutsche Feldpost 663 #477 (St. +$750) back also shows sender's seal; roughly opened back flap, fine & Very Scarce
RUSSIAN POST: 1910 Registered cv (front only), Jaffa, to Budapest frank Rusian Levant ovptd "Jaffa" stps, 5pa on 1kp x2, 10pa on 2kp, 20pa on 4kp & 1pi on 10kp (Mi 39/42IV) total of 2pi the proper rate all tied by 2 vf pmks in Violet ROPiT JAFFA (St. 633) 17 VII 1910, Rare registered label type E rated R ($2500-5000); fine
18.8.1912 KAIFA ROPIT (St 612) arrival pmk on back of a pc from Odessa - Russia 28.7.1912 (stp off) sent by Dr Joseph Klausner to "Z. Sehapiro, Lehrer (teacher) Zichron Jacob bei Caifa (Palestine) Turkey", text in Hebrew, patriotic encouragement words for the young people of Zichron & the Hebrew language; fine & Rare