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Welcome to our 46th  auction. The results of our April 2018 Sale were excellent and prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. View the

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The Auction is well balanced with most specialties well represented. Especially noteworthy are the sections of Holy Land Forerunners, Mandate Stamps, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Israel Essays, Errors & Varieties, Zionist Congresses, Autographs,  Holocaust mail & Palestine Bank Notes.

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Lot #: 21

10/1912 Parcel Card Jerusalem #422 to Switzerland, frank total of 29 piaster & 10pa for weight of 14.5 kgs!: 1908 issue 4x1pi & 10pa on back + 5x5pi on front all tied by pmks JERUSALEM OESTERR... index a (St.548) complete coupon at left + office arrival cachet & Swiss Customs cachet for 9.1Fr applied all on front; vert centerfold & top w/light toning, fine & unusually high franking 

Start: $350 Sold For: $705
Lot #: 22

TAXED MAIL: 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: $500 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 23

8/1906 cv ex Chicago to Jerusalem (the Anglo Saxon Syndicate) franked only 2c for domestic (rate was 5c) marked T "15 centimes N.Y." & taxed upon arrival 20pa + 1pi 1902 Austrian Levant P. Dues (Mi #2 & 3) tied by pmk JERUSALEM OESERR. POST (index a) 15 IX 06. As Refused (Very Rare German/French label in Pink) marked "Retour Chicago America". Tax calculation 1c=10pa, double the deficiency 2x3c = 6c = 60pa (20pa + 1pi); fine & first time the "Refuse" label offered by us

Start: $600 Sold For: $635
Lot #: 24

5/1909 Austrian domestic 10H letter card mailed from  Silesia to Bohemia Redirected to Jerusalem uprated w/only 1H stp - this disregarded, marked & Taxed upon arrival 1½pi Austrian 1908 Levant P. Dues tied by pmk JERUSALEM OESTER... 11.V.09, 2x deficiency of 15H = 30H = 1½pi; vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 25

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 Buy


Lot #: 26

Bezalel Colony near Lydda - Inauguration Day Greetings in Hebrew signed by Prof. Boris SCHATZ, real photo postcard depicting the foundation ceremony frank 2xl0pa Turk stps tied by pmk JERUSALEM2 - 11-11-911 same as dated Heb. Greetings, addr to Max Schatz - in Bonn w/the School’s cachet; top left corner crease, f - vf,  Rare ppc

Start: $500 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 27

Colonie Chederah Pres Caifa - 31.3.01  Turkish 20a imptd pc written in the Colony on 24 III 01 posted at the Turkish Post Jaffa to Erfurt Germany, message in Romanian by W. Ben Yehuda, transit PORT SAID 2 IV 01, French Maritime pmk 3 AVRIL 01 & arrival 9.4.01 pmk all on front; vf & Rare

Start: $600 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 28

1914 Russian Levant 20pa postal card tied by Constantinople ROPIT pmk dated 18.6.14, , message in Hebrew: "on the sea by the Dardanelles"  addressed to: "Colonie Kostine - Jaffa, Palestine", in the message: "..give my regards to all the youth of  Beer Tuvia...."; scattered spots, f-vf & Very Rare

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,200
Lot #: 29

Between 2 Colonies:14.3.08 "CAIFA" (St. 506) pmk on 20pa Austrian Levant postal Answer card mailed to Colonie Mesha Pres Nazareth, message in Hebrew dated 6.3.08 in Colony Zichron Jacob mentioning the coachman carrying mail; filing hole at left margin, fine & scarce

Start: $500 Sold For: $850
Lot #: 30

1912 20pa (2x10pa) Turkish stps tied to pc by incpl. Tiberiade pmk (PM4) dated 20.9.912, message in Yiddish to parents in Romania from "Mesha Pres Tiberiade Via Caiffa - Palestina" dated "Erev Yom Kippur at noon", on front transit pmk HARLAU 9 OCT 912 & arrival FRUMUSICA same day; light soiling around stps, fine

Start: $250 Sold For: $575