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 #: 80

Besieged Negev - 2 cvs same corresp. to Ein Harod in Jezre'el Valley both FLOWN out of the Negev: a) Frank 10m D. Ivri (#3) sender is a civilian in Ruchama Youth group #3, P.O.B. 972 in Tel-Aviv (as most Negev settlements maintained POBs there), stp tied Contrary to Regulations, upon arrival in TLV, by Military Dateless pmk APO Base Alef in use 22 - 27 May 48; b) Same sender now already Mobilized "On Active Service, APO 224/3 Zahal" (Unit allocated to the 7th Battn. of the Negev Brigade) so stpless cv, triang. Unit 224 cachet Flown via Ruchama APO #10 4 VIII 48; vert centerfold, f - vf (x2), unusual pair, cv a is a Rarity

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Start: $800 Buy
Lot #: 81

OUTGOING MAIL: Early Outgoing Air Mail by C.S.R. - 1.6.48 registered air mail cv Haifa to Olomouc - Czech. franked 215m D. Ivri stps: 15m (#4) w/Tab & block of 4x50m (#6) paying: 40m basic air mail rate + 4x40m = 160m quadruple additional weight + 15m registration fee, cv censored, front also shows arr pmk OLOMOUC 10 VI 48; vf, signed Tsachor

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Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 82

Israel - Yugoslavia 9-6-48 by Czechoslovak Airlines registered cv franked 55m Doar Ivri correct rate (40m air mail + 15m registration) tied by Haifa 8.6.48 pmk, arr Belgrad     12 VI 48 pmk, Unclaimed & Returned to Haifa 8.7.48;          vf & Rare

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Start: $450 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 83


26 MY 48 ROSH PINNA cv (front only) to Haifa franked already demonetized M. Ha'am 10m (Ba #22d - double vert perfs) uncancelled as per regulations, marked "T" alongside & upon arrival in Haifa large Mandate "T" & boxed "To Pay 20 Mils", Taxed 20m 1st P. Due (#J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 2.6.1948 - 2nd Day of use in the North, later annulled w/boxed Mandate device "Tax Not Collected..."

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Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 84

Demonetized M. Ha'am Franking - commerc cv mailed from TLV by member of Kibbutz Yavneh frank 10m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #14) tied contrary to regulations by pmk     TEL-AVIV 26.5.1948 - absolete as of 23.5.1948, Taxed upon arrival pair 10m (J3) 1st P. Dues tied by Reintroduced Mandate pmk PETAH TIQVA 3 JU 48; f - vf early & Rare Taxation, certif Tsachor

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Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,000
Lot #: 85

Herzliya commerc cv to Petah Tiqva franked 10m Herzl      M. Ha'am stp (Ba #7c) tied by Mandate pmk HERTSELIYA   31 MY 48, as stp demonetized as of 23.5.48 taxed upon arrival 20m 1st P. Dues (#J4) tied by Mandate pmk PETAH TIQVA 1 JU 48; horiz fold at base of cv prior to franking, vf, certif Tsachor, Earliest Recorded taxation in      P. Tiqva by us & a 3 periods cv (Mandate pmk, M. Ha'am & Israel stps)

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Start: $1,200 Sold For: $2,300
Lot #: 86

Cv mailed locally in Haifa franked M. Ha'am 3m stp (Ba #1) for Printed-Matter tied contrary to regulations by Israeli pmk HAIFA 1.6.1948, stp demonetized as of 23.5.48, marked w/Haifa large "T" & "To Pay 20m" in manuscpt, not accepted as printed-matter & taxed upon arrival 20m 1st P. Due (#J4) tied by HAIFA 2.6.1948 pmk, 2nd day of the P. Dues in Haifa; light perf toning o/w vf, certif Muentz

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Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 87

2 early taxed domestic cvs: a) TLV cv frank 2x5m M. Ha'am Tractor stps, demonetized as of 23.5.1948 encircled in Red & pmk TEL-AVIV 2.6.1948 alongside, Taxed 20m 1st P. Dues (#J4) tied by pmk 1.7.1948; b) Haifa cv frank demonetized 10m Mandate (#97) pmk HAIFA 25.7.1948 alongside, Taxed the next day 20m 1st Dues (#J4 marginal) tied by HAIFA3 - 26.7.1948; vf (x2)

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Start: $170 Buy
Lot #: 88

DOMESTIC MAIL: All Included: 25.5.48 Registered Express commerc cv TLV to Qiryat Haim franked 71m       D. Ivri stps (3m pair tabs + 15 & 50m singles) to pay: 10m letter rate + 40m Express fee + 15m registration + 6m addit weight, on front Nat. Loan cachet, Haifa transit 27.5.48 & Qiryat Haim  28 MY 48 Mandate reintroduced arr pmk; vf, signed   Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $400 Sold For: $525
Lot #: 89

YOKNEAM regist #0381 commerc cv to a TLV Bank frank D. Ivri stps 26m (2x3m + 20m, 1m convenience overfranked), tied by 2 d.c. 27 MY 48 reintroduced Mandate pmks repeated on back, TLV arrival same day + Nat. Loan cachet applied in TLV; light perf toning, top horiz fold thru stps, fine & scarce

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Start: $200 Buy