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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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The Ottoman  Posts & Telegraph Offices in Palestine & Sinai – N.J. Collins & Steichele (listed St. PM or PM)

Steichele – "Ottoman Post" (listed w/double Numbers)

Steichele – "Handbook of Holy Land Philately" Vols. I + II – revised by N.J. Collins & L. Dickstein

Other Foreign Offices are lotted under the title of their

Countries in the Foreign Countries section:

   Austria – #1/9

   France – #13/14

   Russia - #24/27  

Lot #: 49

DAMAS – CAIFFA 1 (RP 11) 15 3 16 vf pmk on 20pa imptd stp paid answer part of a letter card sent to Berlin, Latest Known Date, message in German dated  "Jerusalem 13.3.16" & couriered to Haifa, Damas transit, Beirut & Austrian censor marks + UBERPRUFT (examined) all on face; f - vf & Very Rare, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,500 Bid
Lot #: 50

DAMAS - CAIFFA 2 (RP 12) fine pmk 8.11.1921 tying 1pi + 2pi O.M.F. Syrian stps to cv Damas to Haifa, arrival pmk HAIFA 9 NO 21, in use after WWI; cv cleaned, f - vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $600 Bid
Lot #: 51

Turkish Post Haifa 4 items: a) Mis-Cut Turkish 20 pa postal stationery of the 1892 issue from Haifa to Beirut, mailed in the Austrian Post & pmkd by "CAIFA OESTER... POST" (St #505) 19 Sept. 1898, Muentz certif.: only 3 such items known; b) HAIFFA (PM6) vf pmk 1901 tying 2pi Turkish stp to commerc registered cv w/regist cachet RC-1 #1222; c) "CAIFFA 2" Octagonal (PM 13) light impression pmk tying 10pa revenue stp to telegram receipt for 51pi, dated 13.7.1913, pmk Very Rare as only 3 receipts recorded by Collins & no cvs known; d) CAIFFA (TELEGR) 2 (#T4) vf strike 18-4-14 on full telegram form; f - vf (x4)

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Start: $500 Bid
Lot #: 52

JERUSALEM 4 - Octagonal (PM 24, A&P 24) vf pmk in Black 12 3 13 tying 20pa (2x10) Turkish stps to ppc (Jerusalem view) mailed to the USA, message in English dated 10.3.13; light foxing around stps o/w vf & Very Rare, missing from most collections, A&P rated  RRR, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $800 Bid
Lot #: 53

30.8.15 commerc. Registered 20pa imptd stationery cv Jerus. to Frankfurt, addit. 20pa & 1pi stps total 2pi correct rate all tied by 2 clear pmks Octag. JERUSALEM 9 (PM29 - latest date) repeated on back, Registry cachet RC5 #494, Beyrouth transit pmk & boxed R cachet, Turkish & German censor marks, arrival pmk 23.9.15, sender is Elia Honig; vf 

Start: $300 Bid
Lot #: 53A

MEO CHAREM (PM1) full vf pmk 17-6-17 on 10c Swiss Answer part pc entire mailed to St. Gallen, Istanbul transit & 2 diff. Turkish censor cachets all on face; bottom right corner bend, vf

Start: $400 Bid
Lot #: 54

3 commerc. Registered items ex Jerusalem: a) 23.2.14 cv to Colmar - Germany frank 1½ & 1¾ pi Turkish stps, pmk Octag. JERUSALEM 6 (PM26), regist cachet RC4, arrival pmk; b) 28.7.915 cv to Munchen, frank 10pa + 1¾ pi Turkish stps, total correct 2pi rate, pmk JERUSALEM (PM13) regist cachet RC5, censored & arrival pmk; c) 26.10.16 Registered Postcard frank 10 & 20 pa + 1pi Turkish stps correct rate incl 10pa War Orphan Tax, pmk Octag. JERUSALEM 2 (PM22) regist cachet RC5, to Prag, censored message side erased; item c fine, a & b vf, (x3)

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Start: $300 Bid
Lot #: 55

TAXED: 11/1911 commerc cv ex Mersina Austrian Post to Jaffa properly frank 1pi Austrian Levant stp (Mi 57) tied by pmk MERSINA OESTER... POST. Upon arrival the cv was erroneousely transferred to the Turkish Post instead of the Aust. Post, the Austrian franking was not tolerated and the cv was taxed 1pi Turk P. Dues (Mi 29) tied by JAFFA pmk; small top opening faults o/w f - vf & Rare, certif Sorani, signed Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $1,200 Bid
Lot #: 56

Nasra Telegraf ve Hanei 1301 (Nazareth Telegraph and Post Office 1885) (T1) & "Nazareth MAI 16 900" (PM4) vf pmks on ppc (Souvenir de Nazareth) sent from Nazareth to France, franked 10pa Turkish stp (Mi #101), to pay the printed matter rate as less than 5 words in message; light bottom left corner bend o/w vf & scarce

Start: $400 Bid
Lot #: 57

1899/1949 - 10 items Mixed lot; Turkish Post 3 items - Bethlehem Seal ppc to Germany, JERUSALEM (GARE) ppc to Belgium & NAZARETH ppc to Algeria; Palestine Post 4 items - #4 on ppc to GB, JA triangular on P. Matter pc to Germany ! against regulations; 2pi Typo (#11) on regist. cv ex ALEP 12/1919; 1931 AGYPTENFAHRT Zeppelin cv w/Egypt 50 & 100m ovptd. stps to Jerus.; 16.2.49 Israel 250pr Jerusalem stp full tab private FDC this w/toning, etc; f-vf (x10) valuable 

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Start: $400 Bid