Lot #175 - PALESTINE FORERUNNERS

Catalogues:  The Ottoman Posts & Telegraph Offices in Palestine & Sinai – N.J. Collins & Steichele (listed St. PM or PM)
Steichele – "Ottoman Post" (listed w/double  Numbers)
Steichele – "Handbook of Holy Land Philately" Vols. I + II – revised by N.J. Collins & L. Dickstein
Bale – "Holyland Catalogue 2011"
 
Other Foreign Offices are lotted under the title of their Countries in the Foreign Countries section: 
Austria - #114/121
France -  #129/132
Germany -  #135/146, 168
Italy -  #155
Russia -   #163/164
 
 
 

PRE-PHILATELIC MAIL: 1471 Acre to Venice - 1 page folded letter sent from Acri by Francesco Gambetta on 7 April 1471 to Nicholle Zustignoni in Venezia, endorsed to be taken by the ship of Captain Francesco Bonavia; vf (photo - Joseph Aron, The Holy Land - 3000 years of pre-philatelic Postal History p. 63)

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Start: 
$600
Sold For: $1,600
Sale date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 20:00

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