Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #42

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 #: 70

5m pl bl grp 41 #28042 on Transparent paper not the regular Thin White of the group; u/m, few light spots, f - vf,            Ba $850+

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Start: $300 Sold For: $340
Lot #: 71

5m pl bl grp 43 #28568 on Transparent paper not the regular Thin White of the group; u/m, light finger prints, vf,             Ba $700+

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Start: $300 Sold For: $430
Lot #: 72

5m - pl bls grp 47 listed on Thin White paper but is also recorded as a "Sandwich Group" - a mixture of papers:       a) #34303 on Transparent paper; b) #35399 on Thin Yellow paper; u/m (x2), pl bl a tiny spot, vf (x2)

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Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 73

15m - 2 pl bls: a) grp 114.1 #90733; b) grp 116 #92846; u/m, both light gum skips, vf (x2), Ba $825

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Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 74

50m pl bl grp 139 #3010 perf 10x11; u/m, light gum wrinkles, vf, Ba $700

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Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 75

3 - 50m - 11 better plate blocks, Ba grps: 4, 37, 45(*) 52(*), 55.1(*)64(*), 77(*), 114.1, 115, 124(*)143(*),; those marked (*) have a faint trace of hinge, balance u/m,                 f - vf (x11), Ba $2800

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Start: $900 Buy
Lot #: 76

4 Imperforate Between varieties: a) 5m FCV 81 in horiz pair, trace of hinge; b) 10m FCV 6 in vert. marginal pair;        c) 10m FCV 83; d) 10m perf 10x11 FCV 84; all 10m items are u/m, f - vf (x4), Ba $680

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Start: $260 Sold For: $340
Lot #: 77

4 varieties: a) 15m pl bl grp 103 NO 07776 Double Printing of "NO" on margin; 3 Perf varieties: b) 3m top left corner bl of 4 Double perf at top; c) 5m left marginal bl of 4 - Double Perf at margin; d) 5m pl bl grp 32 Perf Shift at top; items b+d - trace of hinge top margin, items a+c - u/m, vf (x4)

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Start: $220 Buy
Lot #: 78

Courier cv from Roma (Jewish Agency return address printed) to TLV franked JNF Hankin label (not M. Ha'am) Kap #807, Flown to Israel by the Air-France Flight that landed in Haifa evening of 29.5.1948, Haifa pmk 31.5.1948 & marked "T20", this cancelled in pen upon arrival in TLV & marked "T10" - typical amount paid by most unfranked courier letters from abroad that were addr. to private persons, 10m 1st P. Dues (#J3) tied by TLV pmk 2.6.1948 over Haifa annulled tax mark; some perf foxing, vert centerfold away from stps & marks, roughly opened at left not affecting this fine Rarity - 5 Courier cvs from this flight known to us, certif Tsachor

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Start: $1,200 Sold For: $2,100
Lot #: 79

Courier cv ex DP Camp Fahrenwald USA Zone in Germany to Haifa, carried & posted unfranked by the Courier, Rare vertical boxed "T/10" cachet used only in Haifa, taxed there 10m 1st P.D. tied by 15.6.1948 pmk; vf & early, signed Tsachor

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Start: $200 Sold For: $200