The Arabic script on top of the English text reads "Warada
Barran", which means
overland means" or "came by land".
After many years of collecting, finally I am able to show a re-routing
& receiving handstamp.
This is a new
earliest date. Earliest date of the previously only one recorded
cover was 17 June 1931. Tthis
is sent from
on 15 October 1929, arrival in
on 30 October 1929, forwarded to Basrah and arrived there on 1 November
one such handstamp on a
cover from Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) to Kuwait via Egypt and the Overland
route…, the shown cover is sent from Germany, apparently by Airmail to
Baghdad, then handed over to the Overland Mail. Why I can not explain so
Detailed explanation for that cover is