Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #48

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 48th auction. After postponing it from May 2020 we
received many requests to hold it as soon as possible. We hope that the current
sale will arouse the ususl interest and attention.
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catalogue or download any section by PDF.
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the hard copy.
While most specialties are represented some merit special attention, few of
which are: Turkish Forerunners, E.E.F. Mail, Palestine Stamps, 1948
Interim, Doar Ivri, 1 st P. Dues, 1948 1 st Festivals, 1950 Air-Mails &
Judaica – Revisionist Movement.
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With all good and sincere wishes,





The Ottoman  Posts & Telegraph Offices in Palestine & Sinai  – N.J. Collins & Steichele (listed St. PM or PM)

Steichele – "Ottoman Post" (listed w/double Numbers)

Steichele – "Handbook of Holy Land Philately" Vols. I + II  – revised by N.J. Collins & L. Dickstein


Lot #: 1

Nazareth (St. 511) 29.4.07 vf strike in Violet tying 10 pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to printed-matter ppc (Nazareth) as less than 5 words in the message, mailed to France, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 30.4.07 alongside; vf & very early

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 2

Rarity: Austrian Lloyd Agency in Jerusalem, Palestine Ca. 1854, Entire letter from HEBRON to Ancona, written in Sephardic Hebrew ("Hatzi Kolmus" - half quill) and bilingually addressed to Rabbi David Bivanti in Ancona, Papal States, struck on despatch in Jerusalem with oval framed sunburst "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / GERUSALE / ME" in Green ink (only 2 Green pmks recorded), a very fine strike for this rare handstamp. Reverse with manuscript '40' (soldi, prepaid until port in Italy) and obverse with manuscript '6' applied on arrival for the amount due in Bajocchi for domestic delivery. Content depicts the misery of the Hebron Jewish community and the urgent need for support from the Ancona community, signed by 3 Rabbis of Hebron R. Mosh Feirera, R. Mosh David Kimhi & R. Refael Israel Elyakim; small tear at top o/w vf & Extremely Rare

Start: $5,000 Sold For: $6,825