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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Lot #: 393

3 cvs all w/local 40pr stps: a) 26 AP 48 stp tied to cv by Nachlat Yehuda Mandate pmk addr to RLZ;

b) 3 MAY 1948 Imperf stp tied to cv to TLV;

c) 6 MAY 1948 TLV dispatch cv addr to RLZ; vf (x3)

[CV ]
Start: $180 Sold For: $270
Lot #: 394

of the service, boxed pmk tying stp pos. 6 to cv addr to TLV, RLZ

20 APR 1948 local pmk on front & TLV 21 APR 1948 arr pmk; vert centerfold o/w vf, signed Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $200 Sold For: $235
Lot #: 395

3 cvs better RLZ dates all frank 40pr local: a) RLZ

25 APR 1948 pos. 10, TLV arr same day +  2 Nachlat- Yehuda cvs w/the boxed cachet; b) 27 APR 1948 pos. 7, TLV arr 28 APR; c) 29 APR 1948 (a Rare date) pos. 10, TLV same day arr pmk; vf (x3)

[CV ]
Start: $160 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 396

16 APR 1948 - Tel Aviv Dispatch FD of the Service to RLZ vf strike tying 40m local stp pos 10 (bottom right corner), Express cv addr to RLZ, on back 18 APR 1948 arr pmk; vf & Rare as only 10 FD cvs were made according to Blake & Steinberg, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $900 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 397

TEL-AVIV 22 APR 1948 vf Dispatch pmk tying 40pr pos. 8 (Kishon var.) to Commercial cv Steiner family TLV to Strassler in RLZ, RLZ same day arr pmk; vert centerfold o/w vf & Rare, signed Tsachor - Aloni, 5 cvs assumed to be carried that day - see NRNS p. 105

[O CV ]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 398

MANDATE POST: 25 AP 48 s.c. Mandate pmks RISHON LE TSIYON tying 65m Mandate stps (5+10+50m) to air mail cv (Levin family corresp.) addressed to San-Mateo - California, arrival marked by addressee 6.6.48 + 2 cvs to the same addressee 18.9.47 & 12.4.48 mailed in TLV, arrival dates also marked by him; cv roughly opened at top, fine & Rare, Mandate Post functioning in Rishon Le Zion simultaneously w/the Local Post, cv mailed the day Lydda airport closed & was carried out of Israel by 1 of the Czech Flights in May, see NRNS p. 73, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $1,200 Sold For: $3,780
Lot #: 399

R L Zion M. Ha'am vf pmk in Black tying 7m Mandate stp (#105, corner fault) to properly frank pc, family corresp. to TLV, message in German dated 2 Mai 48 - FD of

M. Ha'am in RLZ, recipient's note in German "Received 5/5/48" - FD of M. Ha'am in TLV, M. Ha'am Post operating in RLZ simultaneously w/the Local Post; vf

[PC ]
Start: $180 Sold For: $260

1948 SAFED

Lot #: 400

The Safed Entire Essay - stp imprint in Black top right, unadopted, later the inside of these envelopes were used as the paper for printing of the local stp w/the Blue checkered background; vf, signed Tsachor – Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 401

THE LOCAL ISSUE: 10m Imperforate top marginal unused single w/huge top margin, Sett I type 2; tiny spot o/w vf & Very Rare, signed Hoexter & Tsachor - Aloni, Ba 124d - $1500++  premium for large margin

Start: $800 Buy
Lot #: 402

10m Imperforate top marginal unused single huge top margin, Sett I type 3; vf & Rare, Ba #124d - $1500++, signed Hoexter & Tsachor

Start: $650 Buy