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Lot #5058
IRAN Military Mail
1917-18 Ottoman Occupation, two covers, one from Senneh to Hamadan, the other from Kharaghan to Tabriz, each with different Turkish army censor (black "Sansor Idlmisgter") and (round crest & moon) markings, the former cover torn, but with markings intact (Eftekhar TK8), AO1 priced from $13,300 for both covers, fine and rare, with IPSC certificate
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$1,400.00

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Lot #5059
IRAN Military Mail
1917-19 two covers with franking on back, British Military censor markings, used from Hamadan during the Dunster Force occupation
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$230.00

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Lot #5060
IRAN Military Mail
1918-19 three covers, one from Recht to Teheran, franked on back, with boxed "Passed by Censor NORPERFORCE" (North Persia Force), another from Teheran to Hamadan, "Opened by Censor" seal and additional "Dunsterforce Censor 101" handstamp; last one from the British Military hospital in Kazwin, showing an interesting Lion cachet censor, some cover wear, fine group (Dunsterforce, officially called the British Military Mission to the Caucasus, was a secret force of 450-1,000 soldiers commanded by Maj.General Lionel C. Dunsterville. Its mission was to safeguard the immense oil installations at Baku from the Ottomans and the Germans, while organizing local groups of Armenians, Georgians, and anti-Bolsheviks to safeguard the railways and approaches to Afghanistan and India)
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$280.00

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