1913 Turkey Edirne Bulgaria Balkan War Retour Cover
Ottoman Empire – Bulgaria: 1913 (14 January). Poste Restante cover to Adrianople (Edirne) from London franked with 1d and 1 ½d tied by London datestamps. Because of the Second Balkan War between Bulgaria and Ottoman Empire cover not collected and returned to sender with boxed RETOUR handcachet and by blue manuscript ‘International Coupon 2 ½d’. Reverse CAUSE DE’GUERRE handstamp and Istanbul 21 January cds’s. Cover received in London with 25 January F.S.20 datestamp.