Lot #3 - PALESTINE FORERUNNERS

23 December 1859 - folded cpl letter from Jaffa to Beirut addressed to Dr Eli Smith at the American Consul in Beirut, marked in manscpt "3/ 1  20" - 3 dirhams weight (about 10gr) & 60 para to pay the 60 hours ride distance from Jaffa to Beirut, couriered to Beirut by the Tatars & cancelled by Beirut Negative Seal pmk "An Canib i Posta i Beirut 257" (on behalf of the Beirut Post Office - Collins PP1) in  Grey Green; horiz. fold, fine & Rare, certif. Muentz

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Start: 
$700
Sold For: $700
Sale date: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 20:00

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