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Welcome to our 45th auction.


The recorded prices achieved in our last July 2017 Sale prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. You can view the Prices Realized on the website.

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The major subjects included are: Holy Land Forerunners, Palestine, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Israel, Judaica & Zionism, Holocaust period, Medals, Coins & Bank notes


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Mi   -  Michel – Europe & Overseas

SG   -  Stanley Gibbons – Great Britain Commonwealth & Middle East

Sc    -  Scott

AUSTRIA (see also #35, 39/40)

Lot #: 1

1946, Renner sheets complete set of 4; u/m, vf (x4),  Mi 772B-775B,  €2,300 (x4)

Start: $500 Bid
Lot #: 2

THE AUSTRIAN POST IN THE HOLY LAND: 14.2.1898 registered commerc cv Haifa to Mount Vernon - USA franked 2x1pi on 10K Austrian Levant stps tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 504) pmk perf R label #88 (St. type B + $300) alongside,  on back Italian 22.2.98 & New York 5.3.98 transit pmks & arrival Mount Vernon pmk; light scattered spots, f - vf

Start: $300 Bid


Lot #: 2A

4/1899 cv ex French Jerusalem Consulat (cachet) to Vice Consul de France a Caiffa, via JAFFA / SYRIE on face 28 AVRIL then BEYROUTH / SYRIE 29 AVRIL & note on front: "Arrive le 1 Mai 99 via la Poste Autrichiennetaxed 8 piastres" (arrived 1 May 99 via the Austrian Post - no French Post in Caifa yet); shortened ½ cm at base, fine unusual routing: French Post Jerus - Jaffa - Beyrouth & Aust. Post to Haifa!, for some reason this was easier at that period than Jaffa - Haifa directly

Start: $400 Bid
Lot #: 3

10.2.1911 registered Deutsche Palestine Bank Haifa 10pa imptd cv to the Jerusalem branch in Mixed Franking of Austrian Levant & Crete issues Paras & Centimes: 10 imptd + 30 + 60pa & 5 + 15c total 140pa, rate: 40pa basic letter + 40pa registration + 2x30pa for 2x addit. weight all tied by vf pmks CAIFA OESTER... (St. 507), top left "Chargee" cachet in Violet & "Caifa Oester... Post / Rec. No 50" cachet (St. type D + $700), arrival JERUSALEM OESTER... (St. 549) 14.2.11 pmk; opened for display, f - vf, certif. Tsachor - Aloni, ex Schaeffer

Start: $800 Bid
Lot #: 4

Austrian Post in Haifa - 4 scarce items: a) 4/1909 Passover - Greeting ppc postcard mailed locally in Haifa as a P. Matter rate franked 10pa Austrian Levant stp; b). 2/1913 registered Austrian Consulate cv Haifa to Reichenberg Mixed Franking 1908 issue (front & back): Crete 3x10c (=60pa) + Levant 4x20pa total 140pa, rate: 40pa letter + 40pa registration + 2 x 30pa for 2x addit. weight. c) COUPON REPONSE INTERNATIONAL (Reply coupon) for 28H w/vf pmk CAIFA OESTER... POST (St. 508) 1.VI.09;  d) Bangkok - Siam: 16.7.07 10 centimes (= 20 para) imptd postal card from Haifa cancelled "CAIFA OESTER... POST" pmk (St #507) arrival 9.9.1907 on face; f-vf (x4)

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Start: $500 Bid
Lot #: 5

NAZARETH (St. 512) 25.3.08 vf strike in Violet of the cachet in capitals tying 20pa on 20H Austrian Levant stp to ppc (Nazareth) mailed to London, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 27.3.08 also tying the stp; vf & Rare, a very late date, certif. Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,000 Bid
Lot #: 6

1903 use of Austrian stp in the Levant - Printed Matter (donation request) cv sent from Jerusalem  by Hirsch Linenberg to Zurich franked 5 Heller Austrian stp (Mi #72) tied  by "Jerusalem/Osterreichische Post 9 2 03" pmk; vert centerfold o/w a vf & Rare use of Austrian stp in the Holy Land

Start: $300 Bid
Lot #: 7

Poste Restante Service - 2/1900 Bavarian reply Card, unsevered, Mi P43 uprated w/7pf stps (both parts) mailed to Jerusalem, delivered by the Austrian Post charge of 10pa for the service collected by an Austrian definitive Levant stp 10pa on 3Kr tied by pmk JERUSALEM OESTER... POST 5/3/1900 this was done also on the Reply part which remained unused. The actual arrival in Jerus is the pmk at top left - 27/2/1900 a week before the collection of the pc by the addressee; vf & Rare, sign Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $700 Bid
Lot #: 8

TAXED MAIL11/1907 CAIFA OSTER... POST (St. 504 index b) to Jerusalem franked Austrian stp 10H (not Levant, Mi 134), this Unaccepted as not valid for postage in the Levant so left uncancelled, marked & Taxed 1pi (double the rate) Austrian 1902 Levant Postage Due tied by pmk JERUSALEM OSTER... POST 10.XI.07; vf & very seldom seen combination 

Start: $350 Bid
Lot #: 9

 9/1909 cv New York to Jerusalem frank only 3c (strip of 3x1c) instead of 5c marked "via London" & T in Hexagon, upon arrival marked "1pi" & taxed 2x½ pi Austrian Levant P. Dues tied by pmk JERUSALEM OSTERR. POST (index b) - 6 X 09 repeated on back; roughly opened at right & some back faults, fine & spectacular

Start: $250 Bid