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Afghanistan incoming mail from Italy. Cover sent on 11/5/1922 from Firenze to the Italian consulate in Kabul franked for 80 ct. Transit in Peshawar on 5/6/1922 was sent to Kabul where was applied the 20 paisa stamp (SG n 178a) to collect the internal postage. Oval negative seal for taxed cover addressed to Kabul used to kill the stamp. RARE MIXED FRANKING.
Afghanistan, censored cover sent from Mazare Sharif on 15/1/1934 to London, England, via Termez, URSS (currently in Tajikistan), on 25/1/1934. Opened for censor control and resealed by paper with handwritten words in arabic. After the assassination of King Mohammed Nadir Shah, on 3 November 1933, at the beginning of the new reign of Mohammed Zahir Shah, it was briefly implemented control mail thro...ugh the postal censorship. This envelope is the rare witness of that short period of transition. ONE OF THE MOST RAREST CENSORSHIP ON THE WORLD. read more