lot # 11 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post - Rare Hotel / Maritime mail. Postcard with view of Haifa shore mailed to USA, frank 20 Para Austrian ovpt. stamp tied VF Caifa p/m 18.3.1904 alongside the Ship Elektra (Austrian steam ship) p/m in Green dated 18.3.1904. "New Hotel. Haifa Palestine 1898 A. Nassar" English/Arabic superb handstamp cachet at left (This type Hotel Cachet is UNLISTED in the Bale or Collins catalogues). Detroit arrival p/m on back April 12 1904. VF show piece.