Current Auction

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.

This auction can be viewed only at telavivstamps.com. You can browse the catalogue or download it  (or any section) by PDF.

Many more images are included, these could not be shown in the hard copy – not distributed.

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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With all good and sincere wishes, 

 

YACOV TSACHOR & ZVI ALONI  

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1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)

Lot #: 104

HAIFA MESSENGER SERVICE - REGISTERED commerc bank cv properly franked 2x20m labels (#M2) tied by the rare boxed Haifa Messengers cachet (type B); vf & Rare, sign Tsachor - Aloni 

[CV]
Start: $700 Sold For: $700
Lot #: 105

Haifa Messengers Service commerc. cv mailed to Barclays Bank in Haifa franked 15m label type 1 in Red (Rare), rate for delivery within a local zone, tied by boxed cachet type B "Haifa"; roughly opened top, f-vf 

[CV]
Start: $300 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 106

Haifa Messengers Service - commerc cv sent locally in Hadar Ha'Carmel, incl. content (weeding invitation) franked 15m label in Red type M1b rate for delivery within Hadar Ha'Carmel, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; vf & Rare

[CV]
Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 107

Haifa Messengers Service commerc cv sent locally in Haifa franked 15m label type M3 (right angles & saw like frame in Violet) rate for delivery within Hadar Hacarmel, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; f - vf & Rare, ELPS - $1000 + +, signed Muentz

[CV]
Start: $350 Buy
Lot #: 108

Haifa Messengers Service - 3 items: a) commerc cv mailed to The Jewish Agency in Haifa franked 20m label rate for delivery to downtown, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; b+c) The Messengers' log book pages No 14 & 15 dated 2.3.48, one for regular mail & one for registered letters both w/"Cafe Riga" boxed cachet, reinforced; f - vf (x3)

 

[DOC] [CV]
Start: $250 Sold For: $535
Lot #: 109

BESIEGED SETTLEMENTS: Besieged Gush Etzion to Besieged Jerusalem -  Flown cv from Gush Etzion by Haganah plane return address: "Miriam Eichenberg, Gush Etzion, POB 2693 Tel Aviv" many settlements maintained POBs in TLV, (Miriam Eichenberg was taken as POW by the Arab Legion & released on June 6 when the women were returned) the Gush settlements were under siege as of Jan 48, the air strip was in service as of Feb 7, the Gush surrendered to the Jordanian Legion on 13 May 1948. The cv is franked 10m valid Mandate stps (SG 2 each #90 & 91) tied by Mandate pmks struck upon arrival in TEL AVIV 21 AP 48, cv eventually reached Jerusalem by British Post or after the siege was lifted in June; minor cv faults, f-vf & Very Rare, see NRNS p. 201, certif Muentz

[CV]
Start: $1,500 Sold For: $4,200
Lot #: 110

Besieged Gush Etzion 23 AP 48 Flown cv from Gush Etzion, return address: "Shlomo Froind Kfar Etzion, POB 2693 Tel Aviv", many settlements maintained POBs in TLV,  (Shlomo Freund was killed in the last battle of the Gush 13.5.48) the Gush settlements were under siege as of Jan 48, the air strip was in service as of Feb 7, the Gush surrendered to the Jordanian Legion on 13 May 1948. The cv is franked by a JNF label (Kap #810b) not valid for postage, tolerated & tied by the Mandate pmk struck upon arrival in TEL AVIV 23 AP 48; bottom back flap torn & repaired, light toning, fine & Very Rare, delivered in TLV by a Jew. postal employees so Untaxed, see NRNS p. 189/208, certif Muentz

[CV]
Start: $1,000 Sold For: $3,675
Lot #: 111

Besieged Ben Shemen: 16.5.48 Flown cv from Ben Shemen near Lydda addressed to Dr. Levin at the H.Q. of the KKL in Jerusalem via the TLV office, franked M. Ha'am 10m stp (Ba #23). The village was under siege as of April 48 & was serviced by a small air strip, the siege was lifted on 10.7.1948, cv Flown to TLV & cancelled upon arrival w/Israeli trilingual pmk of 16.5.1948 First Day, return addr: Dov Nir - Ben Shemen; vertical center fold o/w vf & Rare, see NRNS p. 221 

[CV]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 112

Besieged Ben Shemen: 9.6.48 Flown imprinted Ben Shemen bilingual stationery pc  addressed to Tel Aviv. The village (near Lydda) was under siege as of April 48 & was serviced by a small air strip, the siege was lifted on 10.7.1948, pc Flown to TLV by Haganah plane, arrival pmk APO #3 - 9.6.48 on face, message in Hebrew dated 8.6.48 by the officer in charge of culture in the village:"... we are completely cut-off..."; 2 filing holes at left & blue ink mark at top right, f-vf & Rare, certif Tsachor

[PC]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 113

1948 Besieged Sodom - 4 items: a) 10 June 1948 official doc Army Post form 1604, confirming that unit #192 is allocated to Sodom & that contact is by air; b) 7.7.1948 Earliest Recorded use of unit cachet #192 on  Flown cv from Sodom to TLV; c&d) 27.9.48  - 2 OAS Army letters Flown from Sodom to TLV cancelled upon arrival "APO Base A" in TLV; f - vf (x4) valuable

[DOC] [CV]
Start: $300 Sold For: $440