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This website is designed to show interesting or colourful covers of the whole world. We try to add about 25 to 30 new items each week. Many countries are included but there is particular strength in GB, the French Group & the German Group, as well as world-wide Wartime Censorship in WW1 & WW2, Postage Dues, Mis-routed mail, Special Services and Airmails. Please note items marked with a reference number BPS-xxx are auction lots for viewing only in a Bradford postal auction, not for immediate sale.

Items in category Palestine, most recent first.
IRAQ, BAGHDAD TO TEL AVIV 1943 CENSOREDIRAQ, BAGHDAD TO TEL AVIV 1943 CENSORED
Iraq 50 fils blue on Airmail envelope cancelled with bi-lingual d/r bridged cds Baghdad 11 March 1943; MS 'Written in English'; boxed bi-lingual Iraq censor h/s tying Arabic text Censor tape; no b/s but a scarce attractive cover

Reference: S518
£20.00

EGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSOREDEGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSOREDEGYPT TO TEL AVIV 1942 CENSORED
New Zealand YMCA envelope inscribed 'On Active Service' datestamped Egypt Prepaid No 87, 22 October 1942; opened & re-sealed with label 'Examined by Base Censor' & Crown circular censor h/s, overstruck with small Egyptian censor h/s; on reverse a circular cachet '87' & h/s '3176' plus Cairo 4 m/c d/s; an unusual combination

Reference: S517
£20.00

EGYPT BAB el LUD TO PALESTINE CENSORED MAY 1945EGYPT BAB el LUD TO PALESTINE CENSORED MAY 1945EGYPT BAB el LUD TO PALESTINE CENSORED MAY 1945
2 x 2 mills orange, 2 x 10 mills violet + 30 mills grey green cancelled with bi-lingual bridged cds Bab el Lud to Haifa 5 May 1945, MS 'Recommendée' & registration label + MS 89 in blue crayon; large double ring cachet RM (censor?) & sealing tape 'opened by Censor' red on white, tied front and back with hexagon censor cachet 'Palestine Passed by Censor H4' & h/s code 007204; b/s Cairo 5 May 1945, registered Haifa 14 May 1945: opened roughly at top but a nice 'busy' cover

Reference: S515
£20.00

PALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMPPALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMPPALESTINE PUBLICITY LEAFLET WITH EEF STAMP USED AS A REVENUE STAMP
Decorative advertising flyer for Zion Hall Jerusalem, August c1934, including 'Tolstoi, a Drama in 5 parts' & publicity for a shop selling perfumes, hats, shoes etc., in English, Hebrew, Arabic, French; franked with Palestine 4 mills red (SG 8) overprinted 'O.P.D.A.½ mill.' (Ottoman Public Debt Administration); crease where folded but a rare & spectacular use

Reference: S480
£50.00

INDIA WW2 TO PALESTINE CENSOREDINDIA WW2 TO PALESTINE CENSORED
India KGVI stamps on envelope from Kirkee to Haifa, Palestine, 7 December 1940; opened by Censors in India & Palestine & resealed twice at the top & the left, with fine array of different censor's seals & cachets including Palestine hexagon type 'Palestine Passed by Censor 75'; Haifa arrival on reverse 14 January 1941

Reference: S390
£15.00

PALESTINE, JERUSALEM TO USA CENSORED 1943PALESTINE, JERUSALEM TO USA CENSORED 1943
Palestine 20 mils 'Citadal' on envelope inscribed 'This letter is written in English' to Utica, New York 30 August 1943, with cachet of the 'Zion Orphanage' & British 'tombstone' Crown censor h/s 'Passed KK/2'

Reference: S386
£15.00

PALESTINE, JERUSALEM TO ALEX CENSORED 1942PALESTINE, JERUSALEM TO ALEX CENSORED 1942PALESTINE, JERUSALEM TO ALEX CENSORED 1942
Palestine 15 mils blue 'Dome of the Rock' on Thos Cook envelope Jerusalem to Alexandria, 13 October 1942, censored with sealing label PC22 'Opened by Censor 69/7633' & Egyptian small d/c 'Censorship Dept M' cachet on arrival; nice combination with slight age marks

Reference: S385
£15.00

EGYPT PS CARD TO JERUSALEM, PALESTINE 1940, CENSOREDEGYPT PS CARD TO JERUSALEM, PALESTINE 1940, CENSORED
13 mils red on buff PS card cancelled with a light Cairo machine d/s to Jerusalem; with Egyptian Censor double ring handstamp with M in centre, all text in Hebrew

Reference: S224
£15.00

HUNGARY PS CARD TO PALESTINE 1958(?) CENSORED HUNGARY PS CARD TO PALESTINE 1958(?) CENSORED
Hungary 10f green on buff pictorial PS card with added 10f brown St Stephen's Crown issue, cancelled October 1958(?) (date not clear); with fine strike of the hexagonal censor h/s 'Palestine Passed by Censor T6': an unusual combination, text in German

Reference: S223
£15.00

PALESTINE SPECIAL CARD FOR PHILA 1945 TEL-AVIVPALESTINE SPECIAL CARD FOR PHILA 1945 TEL-AVIV
7 mils pictorial postal stationery card with large advertisement for the Phila stamp exhibition, with added 2 mils, cancelled with the exhibition datestamp, used locally, clean card

Reference: S218
£15.00

PALESTINE PHILA EXHIBITION TEL AVIV REGISTERED CARD 1945PALESTINE PHILA EXHIBITION TEL AVIV REGISTERED CARD 1945
Palestine pictorial issue 2 x 2 mils, interpanneau pair 5 mils, 8 mils, on plain card endorsed 'Phila 1945 Tel-Aviv' and with large keyhole type registered datestamp with the same text, 8 April 1945, scarcer card

Reference: S217
£20.00

EGYPT, OCCUPATION OF GAZA 1948, MULTI-FRANKED ENVELOPE CANCELLED BETHLEHEM.EGYPT, OCCUPATION OF GAZA 1948, MULTI-FRANKED ENVELOPE CANCELLED BETHLEHEM.
Souvenir envelope bearing 16 values up to 200 mills, King Farouk issue (less the 17 mills) for the Egyption occupation of Gaza & Palestine, overprinted Palestine in English & Arabic, all neatly cancelled Bethlehem 23 June 1948. Some creasing to the envelope not affecting the franking. otherwise a fine clean item.

Reference: S140
£25.00

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