Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #45

Welcome to our 45th auction.


The recorded prices achieved in our last July 2017 Sale prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. You can view the Prices Realized on the website.

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Many more images are included, these could not be shown in the hard copy – not distributed.

The major subjects included are: Holy Land Forerunners, Palestine, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Israel, Judaica & Zionism, Holocaust period, Medals, Coins & Bank notes


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Lot #: 130

1/1949 Jerusalem Old City POW in Arab Legion - self made pc - mailed to Eliza Ammar c/o Va'ad Hakehila Old City Jerusalem (the Jew. Comm. in the Old City) - w/Israel Army Liaison to the RC cachets & RC Geneva cachet; vertical center fold, f-vf  & unusual mail from an Old City POW (message. in English)

Start: $300 Sold For: $685
Lot #: 130A

FRENCH  CONSULAR  POST   overprint  -  6 Fr.  Jerusalem Postes Francaises bottom  marginal single stamp; u/m, vf & Rare as only 150 issued (Ba #125, Ceres #1) certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,400 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 130B

10Fr air mail - Jerusalem Poste Aerienne - top marginal single; u/m, vf & Rare as only 150 issued, (Yv PA1 -  € 4000, Ba #126, Ceres #A1). Certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,700 Buy
Lot #: 131

Agence Consulaire - JERUSALEM Postes Francaises 20 mil bottom right marginal single w/"Coin date" 23.11.36; u/m, vf, 1 of 2 dates recorded, Ceres #2, Rare as only 40 Coin date were printed, most of them split & used

Start: $250 Sold For: $330
Lot #: 131A

JERUSALEM 20m sur 6fr Marianne, left marginal block of 4  all type I; u/m, vf, Ceres #3 -  €740++, scarce, cerif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 132

6Fr Marianne WITHOUT OVERPRINT tied to ppc of the Consulat in Jerusalem by a vf pmk JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 10 MAI 48 addit. vf pmk alongside, addr to Paris; vf & Rare, estimated 15 items exist between the dates: 5 – 13 MAI 48, signed Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $450 Sold For: $765
Lot #: 133

Pair 6Fr Marianne Overprint Livnat type 1 & 1a tied to "Consulat General de France en Jerusalem" cv by vf JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 31 MAI 48 pmk repeated alongside. As per Livnat only one other letter is recorded w/this date (p. 58 & 70) both from a Trial sheet held by Consul Rene Neuville. The First Day of this issue is 20 June 1948. The only Recorded pair on cv w/this date pmk. Se-Tenant types very seldom offered as most were separated to comply the single 6Fr. letter rate; vf, signed Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,900
Lot #: 134

20m AFFAIRES ETRANGERES ovpt JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 20m tied to cv mailed to Paris by pmk JERUSALEM / POSTES FRANCAISES 14 MAY 48 - 2 days prior to the official First Day, from the Trial sheet presented to the French Consul; vf & scarce, sign Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 135

31 Mai 1948 - typed letter in French stationery of "CONSULAT GENERAL DE FRANCE A JERUSALEM" written by the "CONSUL GENERAL..." to the Chief Payment Collector of the Post, Paris. Re "...I am transferring today ... the sum of 12,900 frs for the sale of 2150 stps of 6frs obtained, while waiting for French postage stamps, by overprinting stamps of Affaires Etrangeres". He also states that the service was only for French citizens living in Jerusalem. Fully signed R. Neuville. The stock of the 2nd issue - 2000 stps ovptd 20m (=6frs) Consulair was sold out on the above date. This transfer is also noted in the "Table of Payments" Livnat p. 134, office arrival cachet in Paris 17-6-1948; f-vf & Very Rare 

Start: $300 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 136

6 Fr Marianne w/Overprint "JERUSALEM 20 mil..." top left corner stp tied to the Consulate stationery cv by JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 25 JUN 48 pmk repeated alongside, mailed to Lyon France; vf  

Start: $200 Sold For: $290