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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1st Postage Dues

Lot #: 268

Double Taxed cv w/1st P. Dues: local Haifa cv frank 10m Mandate stp (SG #97) Demonetized as of 16.5.48, pmkd 16.2.1949, Taxed double the deficiency - 30m (#J3 & J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 17.2.1949 but as addressee "Refused to accept" - note on back Tax annulled by large device "Tax Not Collected..." Taxed again 30m on 3.3.1949 as Returned to Sender Unfranked in the dispatch (not a Returned fee); vf & scarce 

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 269

3/1949 commerc air mail cv Johannesburg to TLV, overweight so underfranked & marked "T 150 centimes" & box "To Pay 150m", taxed 3x50m (3x #J5) 1st P. Dues in TLV; vert centerfold away from stps, fine

Start: $220 Sold For: $220
Lot #: 270

8 better taxed cvs by 1st P. Dues: a) Ramat Hasharon to Haifa frank. Demonetized M. Ha'am 10m Herzl (Ba#7) taxed 20m (J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 2.6.48 - 2nd Day P. Dues in Haifa; b) 20.7.48 Jerus to Haifa cv, 10m Jerus local not accepted in Haifa taxed 20m (J4) on 22.7.1948; c) 15 JU 48 pc Ramat Gan to TLV, 10m Mandate (#97) Demonetized & taxed 20m (J4) on 16.6.1948; d) 4.5.1949 local Jerus unfranked cv, taxed 30m (marginal block of 6x#J2) but retour, etc; e) 5.7.1949 Miami cv to TLV, frank. only 16c & 10c added the next day still taxed in TLV 25m (J2&J4) on 17.7.1948; f) 5m (J2) as Return Delivery fee on 1949 bank cv; g&h) 2 incoming 1949 cvs from England taxed 8m (J1+2) & 43m (J1+2xJ4); f-vf (x8)

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Start: $300 Sold For: $360
Lot #: 271

1948/9 - 14 Taxed cvs by 1st P.Dues, 12 are incoming & 2 domestic incl: Jerus. 2nd local issue 10m taxed 30m (6x#J2) 12/49; 2/49 TLV P. Matter frank only 3m (#10) taxed 3m(J1) - Rare; 20.10.1949 Jerus to Zurich p. matter frank 20m D. Ivri instead 30m, marked "T20c" but retour & charged for return delivery fee 24m (3xJ1+J2+J3)!; 8/49 Valetta Malta air cv to TLV taxed 50m (J5); N. York air cv to TLV taxed 90m (2xJ4+J5); air cvs taxed 60m, 14m, 42m etc.; f-vf (x14) valuable

Start: $300 Sold For: $565


Lot #: 269A

3 & 4 colors taxation - 2 beautiful air mail commerc. cvs: a) 1949 Newcastle to Haifa frank KGVI 2x3d stps marked T & taxed in Haifa on 3.5.1949 - 168m (#J1+3xJ2+3xJ5 !), folded; b)7/1949 British FPO Dusseldorf to Haifa marked T f.s.84 addit fee for airmail Taxed 84 mils (3x#J1+J2+J4+J5) in Haifa on 26.7.1949; item a - fine, b - vf, a Rare pair

Start: $400 Sold For: $400