Category: MIDDLE EAST
LEVANT: 1896 registered cover to Melbourne with Austrian Levant 1890 8pa on 2k brown blocks of 6 & 4 tied by strikes of 'BEIRUT/15/96/OESTERREICHSSHE' cds, 'BEIRUT OSTERR. POST/NO 163' registration label in yellow & 'RICHMOND' arrival b/s, includes contents, minor faults and repaired flap. Rare destination.
AUSTRIAN POST OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE , Postal History , MIDDLE EAST