1918 Ottoman Syria Palestine FPO9 Cover
Ottoman Turkey – Military: 1918 (17 August). Cover addressed to Bisan (today Beit She’an) franked with pair of 20pa war opt issue for one piastre single weight letter rate and ten paras war orphans tax tied by Şam – Damas 2 (A&P type 10) datestamps and circular star & crescent type Damascus censor cachet. Reverse same day Sahra Postasi 44 (Field Post Office), located at Damas and 18 August Sabit Sahra Postasi 9 (Stationery Field Post Office) field post office exchange centre, located at Nazareth cds’s.
Nazareth and Bisan occupied by the British after the 20 – 21 September 1918 Battle of Nazareth. This is probably one the latest recorded Ottoman correspondence.
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