Syrien - Briefe 1922
Syria, 1922, "PALMYRE" violet negative handstamp and french field post office cds "TRESOR ET POSTE 670 / 15.4.22" alongside on cover send to Versailles, France (with 26.4.22 arrival). Fine and very unusual. The sender was part of the french forces stationed on the famous site of Palmyra, they included a unit of camel cavalry defending the archeologic excavation. Ex Schäfer collection.
(Topicals: Kamel, archeologie, France poste aux armées en Syrie, postal history, histoire postale)