Late post-Gulf War suspended service mail: 28 NOV 1996 cv ex ISLE of LEWIS (Outer Hebrides, UK) to IRAQ, franked 31p per 8 JUL 1996 period surface & airmail rate & tied by local machine slogan cancel; as no postal relations with Iraq, affixed w/printed label over address "Return to sender | No Transport Link | Available, Due to | Middle East | Situation." & f/s 5 DEC 1996 BIRMINGHAM E.E. return-dispatch. Rare origin.
Post-Auction Direct Sale $320.00