(Ottoman Empire) 1911 commercial printed envelope unsealed and sent at printed matter rate to Richtersweil, Switzerland ,franked two 5pa. (one defective) tied by bilingual Haleb (Stuk-Ul-Habil), arrival backstamp; light vertical filing crease, a rare postmark on cover.
(Ottoman Empire) 1918 picture postcard of Damas to Lausanne franked 10para ‘Off to the Front’ and 20para Post Office tied by Damas bilingual date stamp, to right Beyrouth transit, reverse with Stamboul Depart cancels and censor cachets front and back.
(Syria) 1872 part entire to Marseille, ship endorsement top left, franked pair Laureated Napoleon 40c. tied '5079' large numeral lozenges, Alexandrette cds below, framed PD and red framed maritime handstamp, reverse with Smyrne transit and arrival cds
1865 outer letter sheet to Beirut franked 1865 2pi. blue and rose tied by illegible triangle of dots and faint PORT LATAKIE cds with a clearer strike below, Latackia dateline, fragile condition with some splitting, scarce and attractive, signed A.Bolaffi.
1921 (13.10.) airmail cover from Halep to Alexandrette franked AVION overprinted 1pi. on 20c. Sower pair and Merson 5pi. on 1f. and 10pi. on 2f. tied bilingual HALEP 3 cds; some toning around perfs as usual and light vertical crease at right clear of stamps, slightly reduced at base.
1922 (11.5.) registered cover to Marseille from a member of the French Military Mission, surcharged pair 40c. Merson overprinted ‘O.M.F./Syrie/2 Piastres’ tied by bilingual Alexandrette. Reverse also showing label for Colonial Exhibition at Marseille.