Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #42

Sale Closing Date:
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 8:00pm

Welcome to our 42nd Auction. The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our 41st Auction, held on November 26 2014, shows that it was a most successful sale with most areas selling well. There is a strong demand for good quality items.

We start this Auction with the 2 International Large Gold Collections:

ISRAEL 1948 – 1959 POSTAL HISTORY – 2nd part

1948 DOAR IVRI – 4th part


Of the many specialties offered, the following merit special attention:Turkish Forerunners, Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim & Besieged Cities, Israel Postage Dues, Israel First Day Covers, JNF issues, Anti-Semitism & Holocaust mail culminating with Coins & Banknotes. All the specialties are listed in the detailed Table of Contents.


Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets. For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone 845-471-4179 or


Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone 732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail,  Fax: 732-229-4805
With all good and sincere wishes,

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1948 JERUSALEM (incl. local issues, Flown, Couriers, Pmks, etc.)

Lot #: 363

1948 Jerusalem - 8 scarce commerc cvs - the following subjects: a) Provisional pmks the 2 First Days: Liberation pmk 21 JUNE 1948 tying 5m D. Ivri stp P. Matter cv & Egg pmk 22 JUNE 1948 tying 10m 2nd local issue, both local cvs; b) 1st Convoy 3 cvs - 2 regist ex Jerus 4 (APC Bank) & Jerus 6 + scarce regular mail Convoy (not regist) Returned to Sender from TLV, the regist cvs both TLV 18.6.1948 pmks; c) 2 Courier cvs - both pmkd in TLV 22.6.1948, 1 w/D. Ivri 10m added to ensure delivery; d) Mixed Franked cv to TLV 5m 1st Local Issue & 5m D. Ivri pmkd JERUSALEM 1 - 23.7.48 local stp accepted so late in TLV; f - vf (x8) & valuable

[CV ]
Start: $450 Sold For: $525


Lot #: 364

10Fr air mail - Jerusalem Poste Aerienne - top marginal single; light hinge trace, vf & Rare as only 150 issued, Yv PA1 -  € 4000, signed Brun & Calves, certif Diena


[* ]
Start: $1,700 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 365

20m Jerusalem Postes Francaises ovpt on Agence Consulaire Block of 4 (Yvert #2), superb pmk in the center - "Jerusalem Postes Francaises 15 MAI 48" - 1 day before the FD of use, 4 cvs known w/pmks of 12 MAI 48 all these from the Trial sheet presented to the consulat; reinforced by 2 hinges in center, all stps vf, Extremely Rare, certif Muentz & Tsachor - Aloni

[O ]
Start: $750 Sold For: $750
Lot #: 366

6Fr Marianne WITHOUT OVERPRINT tied to ppc of the Consulat in Jerusalem by a vf pmk JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 12 MAI 48 addit vf pmk alongside, addr to Paris; vf & Rare, estimated 15 items exist between the dates: 5 – 13 MAI 48, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[PPC ]
Start: $700 Buy
Lot #: 367

6Fr Marianne WITHOUT OVERPTINT bottom marginal tied to Consulat de France a Jaffa cv by vf pmk JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 13 MAI 48 addit vf pmk alongside, mailed to Paris; horiz cv fold at bottom o/w vf & Rare, estimated 15 items exist dates 5 – 13 MAI 48, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $700 Sold For: $850
Lot #: 368

6Fr Marianne w/Overprint "JERUSALEM 20 mil..." tied to cv by JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 6 AUG 48 pmk repeated alongside, mailed to France; vf

[CV ]
Start: $160 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 369

6Fr Marianne ovpt 20m (shifted to the left - Type II) top marginal stp tied to mailed cv to Paris by vf pmk JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 10 JAN 49 addit vf pmk alongside, arr pmk on back PARIS TRI NO. 1 DEPART 20-1-49; vert centerfold, f - vf & scarce genuine late mail (Livnat #34)

[CV ]
Start: $500 Buy


Lot #: 370

THE SLOGANS: RARITY -  NAHARIYA 1st SLOGAN 22.3.48 superb strike, type B, on face of 7m Mandate imptd  pc (valid until 14 May 48) genuine corresp. in English between mother in Besieged Nahariya and daughter in Haifa, Dreyer family, pc cancelled upon arrival by d.c. pmk HAIFA 23 MR 48; vertical fold at left side not affecting, f - vf,1 of 4 such pcs recorded scarcer than the handful cvs known, the most elusive of the 1948 Interim items missing in most collections, ex Schussler, signed & certif Tsachor - Aloni

[PC ]
Start: $5,000 Sold For: $8,085
Lot #: 371

22.3.1948 - 1st Slogan full vf strike on cv addressed to Givat Haim near Hadera, Slogan w/o hour & the 10m Mandate stp (#97) left uncancelled, Genuine cv although no evidence that it went thru the mail; vert fold at left away from the Slogan, cv cleaned, fine, certif Muentz

[CV ]
Start: $600 Sold For: $655
Lot #: 372

NAHARIYA 2nd Slogan First Day 23 MAR 1948 - 2 superb strikes front & back of cv to Kfar Bialik, 10m Mandate tied by Haifa machine 26 MAR 48; 2 small tears at right & bottom margins not affecting, fine & Rare, Slogan in use for 2 days only, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $750 Buy