Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #45

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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Lot #: 258

DOAR IVRI STAMPS AS POSTAGE DUES: Haifa Shell Co. window Printed-Matter cv franked Mandate 3m (#91) unaccepted as demonetized as of 16.5.48, cancelled HAIFA 24.5.1948 & boxed "To Pay 6 Mils", taxed 2x3m Doar Ivri Rouletted vert pair stps tied w/the Large Haifa Mandate "T" & Israeli trilingual HAIFA 24.5.1948 pmk; 2 vert folds away from the stps, 2 closed top tears, tape mark top left, fine & Rare,

certif Muentz

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 259

21.5.1948 commerc. cv to Haifa franked 10m Mandate (SG #97) Demonetized as of 16.5.48, pmkd against regulations in TLV, boxed "To Pay 20 mils" & large Haifa T, taxed 2x10m D. Ivri stps Rouletted (2x#3c) ovptd Haifa "T", tied to cv by 2 vf pmks HAIFA 24.5.1948; vf, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 260

RARITY: 22.5.48 (message dated) Ramot Hashavim to Ramat Gan, commerc. pc, posted in Tel Aviv 25.5.1948, frank 7m Mandate stp (SG #105) Demonetized as of 16.5.1948  marked at bottom in Red pen "TO PAY 14 MILS" - double the deficiency,  Taxed 14m Doar Ivri stps (3x#1 & 2) tied by reintroduced s.c. Mandate pmks RAMAT GAN 26.5.1948; vf & Extremely Rare, the only pc recorded by us taxed w/Doar Ivri stps, certif Tsachor - Aloni,

Start: $3,000 Sold For: $5,460
Lot #: 261

28.5.1948 cv mailed in Haifa to a commerc firm ex Beth Daniel in Zichron Ya'aqov (circ cachet) frank pair 5 mils JNF labels (Kap #553/4a) these Unaccepted & encirlcled in Blue crayon, w/boxed "To Pay 20 Mils" & Taxed w/Doar Ivri 20m (#5) as P. Dues tied by 2 strikes of the large Mandate "T" & by Israeli pmk; light perf foxing on JNF labels o/w vf & scarce

Start: $400 Buy


Lot #: 262

1.6.1948 First Day of use of the 1st P. Dues in Haifa - cv bearing a demonetized M. Ha'am 3m stp (Ba #1) & 5m D. Ivri (#2) both passed uncancelled on mailing day HAIFA 30.5.1948, marked "t" & "To pay 6 Mils" - taxed 6m 1st P. Dues (#J1 top left corner pair) 5m D. Ivri & 3m 1st PD all tied by Haifa FD of PD pmks, the tax included, by error, only  the demonetized M. Ha'am stp & not the addit. 2m deficiency for the 10m letter rate; light perf foxing, vf & Rare, signed & certif Muentz

Start: $400 Sold For: $400

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Lot #: 263

Haifa local cv Unfranked marked large T & boxed "TO PAY 20 Mils", Taxed 1st P. Dues 20m (#J4 marginal) tied by pmk HAIFA 1.6.1948 FD for the P. Dues in Haifa; vert centerfold, f - vf, cerif Tsachor

Start: $280 Buy
Lot #: 264

Unpaid local cv taxed double domestic letter rate - 20m tied by Mandate d.c. pmk KEFAR HASSIDIM 7 JU 48. The combination of re-introduced Mandate pmks on P. Due stps was possible for a period of 1 month (June) at the small localities only; vf, signed Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 265

Taxed Twice: Haifa local 18.6.1948 commerc cv (from a lawyer)  Unfranked so boxed "To Pay 20 Mils" - taxed 2x10m 1st P. Dues (2x #J3, 1 marginal) tied by pmk HAIFA 22.6.1948, as UNKNOWN - cachet & note in manscpt., P. Dues annulled w/large device "Tax Not Collected...", Returned to Sender Taxed again, on back, 20m (#J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 27.6.1948, Not a Return Delivery fee but a tax for Unfranked cv; vert centerfold away from stps, back flap tear, fine for a much travelled cv

Start: $240 Sold For: $240

1st Postage Dues

Lot #: 266

27.7.1948 commerc. ppc frank 7m Palestine stp (#105) demonetized as of 16.5.1948, stp encircled in pencil marked T & boxed "To Pay 14 Mils", taxed the next day, double the deficiency - 14m 1st P. Dues (3xJ1+J2) all tied by clear pmks HAIFA 28.7.1948; vf & a scarce tax

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 267

Top of the Pile Return Delivery: 8/1948 Returned Letter Office - Jerusalem imptd. cv (Mandate form) sent to TLV Municipality, RLO pmk on face 10.8.1948, marked at first "To Pay 20 mils", chosen by TLV Post to be Top of the Pile cv for 23 Printed Matter Returned cvs, 70m 1st PD stps applied tied by pmks TEL AVIV 13 - 11.8.1948, 3m for each cv Return Delivery fee - 23x3m = 69m (1m convenience overfranked); vf & unusual

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,700