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Levant Lebanon, Venetian mail written in ""Berut"" on ""9 luyo 1512"" and sent to ""Hillustrissimo et generoso Jmarco Fanni & compagno Merlino Tripoli"" (Illustrious and generous Jean Marc Fanni & Merlino company Tripoli). Fascinating and rare letter of five hundred years old.
Lebanon Austria office, triple rate Register cover sent from Beirut on 14/3/1895 to a French capitan based in Douchain, nord France. Franked for 160 paras, equivalent to 4 Piastres, by block of twenty 8 paras stamp (Michel n 20A, perf. linear 10¼x10¼). Cancelled by the fig. 10 of Cedar catalogue. The largest known block of this stamp still kept on its original envelope. B. Longo phot...oexpertise. VERY RARE. read more
Lebanon Austria office, cover sent from Tripoli on 22/1/1901 via Beirut to Italy, where arrived on 30/1/1901. Linear handwritten "Tripoli 22/1/1901" jointly at Beirut cancel added the day after. On the back the preprinted seal of Italian Consulate with the adjective "Generale" hidden together with overprint that added "Tripoli". At the time, the General Consulate of I...taly was based in beirut, Tripoli was only a consular agency. First trace of the Austrian Lloyd post office opening in Tripoli before the use of linear seal. B. Longo photoexpertise. EXCEPTIONAL UNRECORDED MARK.read more
|€ 4,000||€ 4,000|
Lebanon Austria office, cover sent from Tripoli via Beirut to Italy, where arrived on 5/6/1901. Linear seal ""TRIPOLI"" of Austrian Lloyd jointly at Beirut cancel applied on 27/5/1901. Recorded in Cedar cat. at type A fig. 18. B. Longo photoexpertise. VERY RARE, THREE COVERS RECORDED.
|€ 3,000||€ 3,000|
Lebanon British, cover sent from Beirut on 1/11/1877 to England. Franked by 2½ pence killed by cancel catalogued by Cedar cat fig. 25. SCARCE.
|€ 120||€ 120|
Lebanon British. Cover from the war office of London sent by Rt. Hon. Spencer Compton Cavendish, marquis of Hartingdom on 27/4/1883 to His Highness Ikbul ud Dowla G.C.S.I. (Grand Commander Star of India) in Baghdad. Red cancel ""LONDON OFFICIAL PAID C"" and date. The envelope intentionally was sent to Beirut (back cancel fig. 25 Cedar cat on 7/5/1883) to be forworded via overland desert mail to Ba...ghdad. EXCEPTIONAL POSTAL USE OF OVERLAND ROUTE, AT THAT TIME NORMALLY USED ONLY FOR OFFICIAL AND SECRET MAIL OUT OF POSTAL SERVICE.read more
Lebanon British, cover sent from Lewisham on 8/3/1909 to Beirut where arrived on 18/3/1909 (back cancel). Resulting unclaimed the cover was resent from Beirut to the sender on 31/5/1909. RARE COVER WITH TWO BRITISH CANCELS OF BEIRUT (fig 32 and 33 Cedar cat).
|€ 150||€ 150|
Lebanon British, stationery wrappen for newspaper of ½ penny overprint "LEVANT" sent from Beirut on 7/6/1909 to France where arrived on 14/6/1909 (back cancel). RARE STATIONERY USED IN BEIRUT.
Lebanon French, envelope sent from Tabarca (Tabarja near Djounieh) on 11/3/1852 to Halei (Aley). On the back green seal ""Agent Consulaire Francaise - TABARCA"". UNCOMMON.
Lebanon French, incoming letter written in arab from Livorno, Italy, sent on 5/1/1861 to Beirut. Alexandria back cancel on 14/1/1861. Taxed for 1 Franc. SCARCE LETTER WRITTEN BY A LEBANESE IMMIGRATE to LEGHORN (ACTAR family).
Lebanon Russia, post card sent from Beirut on 12/3/1913 (25/3/1913 Gregorian calendar) to France via Alexandria (26/3/1913). Cancel type I fig 76 Cedar cat.). NICE AND SCARCE.
Lebanon Russia, Registered double rate cover sent from Beirut on 8/5/1913 (21/5/1913 Gregorian calendar) to Switzerland via Alexandria (22/5/1913). Franked for 2¾ Piastres, the 10 para overprinted "Beyrouth". Cancel type H fig 75 Cedar cat.). RARE.
Lebanon Russia, Registered triple rate cover sent from Beirut on 10/6/1913 (23/6/1913 Gregorian calendar) to France via Alexandria (25/6/1913). Franked for 3½ Piastres. Cancel type H fig 75 Cedar cat.). RARE RATE.
Lebanon Ottoman, -/10/1900 cover sent from Djeidet El Maten to France. Negative seal ""Telegraf ve Postahane-i-Djdeidel ul Metn"". VERY RARE.
Lebanon Ottoman, postcard of Baabda Station written while traveling on the train Beirut-Mallaka at Km 9 corresponds to the station in Baabda. In Muallaka arrive the postcard was consigned in the postal office and receive the ""Bekaa"" cancel on 19/5/1903. VERY NICE COMBINATION.
|€ 120||€ 120|
Lebanon Ottoman, postcard of Damascus sent 4/3/1904 to Beirut, was posted on bord of the train and receive the T.P.O. cancel ""Bureau Amb. n 3. Damas-Beyrouth"". Arrived in Beirut was refranked and resend via the French Office on 6/3/1904 to Paris. VERY RARE MIXED FRANKATUR.
Lebanon Ottoman, postcard of Jaffa sent from ""SUCCURSALE POST n 2 BEYROUTH"" on 6/4/1905 to Constantinople. SCARCE CANCEL.
|€ 80||€ 80|
Lebanon Ottoman, postcard of Damascus sent 3/2/1912 to the British General Consulate in Beirut. The postcard was posted on bord of the train and receive the T.P.O. cancel ""De BEYROUTH A DAMAS"". Arrived in Beirut was delivered at the British post office on the same day. RARE AND NICE.
|€ 350||€ 350|
Lebanon Ottoman, stationery cover of 1 Piastre sent by the T.P.O. ""BUR. AMB. 2 BEYROUTH-DAMAS"" on 3/4/1914 to Jaffa (arrive cancel on back). RARE.
|€ 300||€ 300|
Lebanon Military, censured card sent from Beirut by the British Military Post F.P.O. SZ 8 on 10/11/1918 (day inverted) to England. Classified by Longo at type M fig. 3, early use in Beirut E.E.F. stamps. RARE.
|€ 150||€ 260|
Lebanon Military, ON ACTIVE SERVICE censured cover sent by the British Military Post F.P.O. SZ 8 (based at Beirut) on 9/12/1918 to England. SCARCE.
Lebanon Military, ON ACTIVE SERVICE post card of Baalbek, sent by the Indian Military Post F.P.O. N 331 (based for short time at Baalbek) on 19/6/1919 to England. RARE.
French airmail service. Airmail cover sent from Constantinople on 18/8/1919 to France. Stamps killed by square seal "ARMÉES ALLIÉES EN ORIENT POSTE AERIENNE". RARE SOUVENIR OF THE FIRST FRENCH AIRMAIL SERVICE IN THE LEVANT.
Lebanon Military, French military cover sent from the "VAGUEMESTRE D'ETAPES 41 LEVANT" (based at Tripoli) on 24/7/1935 via the P.A.A. 600 (based at Beirut) on 25/7/1935 to France. Franked for 50ct by 5ct seeder, pair of 5+2½/5ct and 35+5/25ct war orphans stamps. SCARCE.
|€ 100||€ 100|
Lebanon Military, French military airmail cover sent from the P.A.A. (based at Beirut) on 14/3/1941 to France. Carried by the air line Beirut-Alexandria-Benghazi-Tripoli-Tunis-Marseille. Addressed to a ""Poste Restante"" was right charged of 5 mill using revenue stamp cancelled on 20/3/.. (in arab). On the back arrive cancel of Alexandrie on 19/3/1940. RARE TAXATION MADE BY THE SOLDIER'S MAIL.