Current Auction

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 46th  auction. The results of our April 2018 Sale were excellent and prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. View the

Prices Realized list on the website.

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The Auction is well balanced with most specialties well represented. Especially noteworthy are the sections of Holy Land Forerunners, Mandate Stamps, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Israel Essays, Errors & Varieties, Zionist Congresses, Autographs,  Holocaust mail & Palestine Bank Notes.

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With all good and sincere wishes,

YACOV TSACHOR & ZVI ALONI 

PALESTINE: THE E.E.F.

Lot #: 69

Free Civilian Mail: Postcard Jerusalem to St. Gallen - Switzerland pmkd APO SZ44 21 DE 17 (very early), Swiss post did not accept the free mail so marked "20" & taxed 20c Swiss Postage Due (Mi #34) tied by pmk ST. GALLEN 18 II 18. Message in Hebrew requesting the addressee to inform the writer's parents that he is safe; vf & Rare, listed by Firebrace as the earliest date of the 4 items to Switzerland  

[PC]
Start: $800 Sold For: $1,900
Lot #: 70

Free Civilian Mail: APO SZ44 9 JA 18 pmk on imptd Jerusalem cv to CA. - USA, "Opened by Censor" label on back; opening faults on top & by the censor on the back, fine & scarce, Firebrace lists 4 cvs to the USA

[CV]
Start: $600 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 71

1918 Free Civilian Mail: APO SZ 7 - 11 FE 18 vf pmk censored ppc (Jerusalem Mosque el-Aksa by Bendov of Bezalel, scarce) to England, message in English, unit on the way to Jaffa area; bottom left corner reinforced, f-vf & Rare ex this APO, certif Tsachor-Aloni

[PPC]
Start: $700 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 72

Civilian Prepaid Mail: Cv from Rev. Singer in Rishon Le Zion (cachet on back) to Cairo, marked 1pi in pencil at left of top stp, pair #4 (2x5m) applied tied by pmk APO GM1 12 AP 18, censored, Cairo arrival 17 IV 18; vf & scarce, certif. Dorfman 

[CV]
Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 73

BEYROUTH: APO SZ8 18 OC 18 vf pmk, Free Mail Beyrouth to London imptd commerc. cv censored w/cachet on front & Blue label on the back, Port said transit 22 OC 18, 1 of 2 cvs sent from Beyrouth to England "Free of Charge" - unlisted by Firebrace; very light vert. fold at left, fine & Rare early mail

[CV]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 74

APO SZ8 30 OC 18 (vf pmk) tying GB 2½d KGV to cv Beyrouth to New York imptd commerc. civilian cv 1 of 2 recorded to the USA charged 2½d GB stp, censored Blue label on the back, Port Said 8 NO 18 transit pmk; vf & Rare

[CV]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 75

Damascus Prepaid Civilian Mail: cv to Cairo handed in & prepaid at DAMAS - 3 11 1918 (civil P.O.) w/manuscript: "collected the fee - Mohammed Tawfiq" then to FPO SZ62 (Damascus) who mailed it to Port said, #3, 1pi applied tied by pmk BAPO T 13 NO 18, arrival pmk Cairo D 22 NO 18, censored; vert. centerfold, fine & scarce, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

[CV]
Start: $500 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 76

Aleppo Prepaid Civilian Mail: cv to Boston USA handed in & Prepaid at HALEP 2  7-11-18 (civil P.O.) censored there (seal) mailed to Port Said where 1pi (#10) was applied tied by pmk BAPO T 22 NO 18. Held by the censor released only on the 11 DE 18 (pmk on back), Blue censor label on back; vf & Rare, Fierbrace lists a total of only 4 prepaid cvs from Aleppo, certif. Tsachor-Aloni  

[CV]
Start: $600 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 77

EEF - used abroad 9 cvs: a) ADANA 1 - 9/1919 on 4m (#8) pc to the USA; b) ALEP 3 - 1/1919 on 2m & 2x4m (#6 & 2x8) cv to the USA; c) BEYROUTH - 12/1918 on 1pi (#10) cv to Alexandria; d) DAMAS 1 - 12/1918 on 1pi (#10) cv to Cairo; e) TRIPOLI (Syrie) - 8/1919 on 5x2m (5x#6) cv to Wien; f) APO SZ 10 - 2/1919 on 1-5m (#1/5) regist cv to Switzerland; g) FPO 17 - 8/1918 (Indian Army - Aleppo) on 2x2m & 2x4m (2x#6 & 2x8) Red Cross cv to N. York; h) ADANA 1 - 9/1920 (late) on 2x1m (2x#5)P. Matter cv to Boston, scarce; mostly fine (x9)

[PC] [] [] [CV]
Start: $220 Sold For: $635
Lot #: 78

I.E.F - Regist cv to Bombay frank 2x3pies + 4x½an + 1an total 3½ an, regist label Firebrace # IRC5 - Indian Base F.P.O - E.E.F date recorded is 25 AU 20 from IFPO 313; cv cleaned, fine & unusual franking

[CV]
Start: $180 Buy

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