Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #41

Dear friends and collectors,

We again welcome the many philatelists who have joined our expanding client list.

Warm greetings to them all and to all our faithful clients. The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our 12 March 2014 Sale demonstrates another fine set of results. This again provides ample proof that a continuing steady and strong demand for quality exists.

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Lot #: 730

Herzliya Gymnasium Ca. 1913 original photo by I. Ben Dov 23x15cm, framed, signed in Hebrew at bottom right corner & his cachet on back, depicting the managing committee headed by director Ben Zion Mosinsohn (3rd from left), Haim Bugrashov, M. Shenkin, E. Berlin, Dr. C. Chissin, etc., mounted on card, 32x36cm; card w/peripheral faults in corners, fine

Start: $180 Sold For: $220
Lot #: 731

2 original photos of Palestine Railway Stations: a) Jaffa 15x10cm by Chussenu Flarni - Paris (cachet) & dated oval cachet of Societe du Petit Parisien - 16 NOV 1917; b) Haifa 18x15cm by Photo NYT Haiffa 6/5/1936 label on back tied by boxed dated cachet of the same societe as item a; vf (x2)

Start: $100 Buy
Lot #: 732

RAF in Palestine 4 original photos, 1923: Planes lined ready to take off, 21x14½cm; Crashed while night flying, 16x10½cm; In Ramleh Aerodrome & during inspection in Ramleh 1923 - these 2 are original photo ppcs; Also 2 addit. ppcs 1923 armoured force & 1924 military cars at Jerusalem; Also 33 private small original photos 1920's - 1940's various Palest. views; f - vf (x39)

Start: $160 Sold For: $160
Lot #: 733

1930/40's 50 photos original old reproductions from sources like Museum of MC New York, Beth Hatefutsot & others, sizes incl. 17x11cm, 24x15cm, 25x20cm, etc. Subjects incl.: Holocaust Ghetto scenes, U.S. Army in Germany, immigrants in Ellis Island, British soldier maltreating an immigrant in Haifa Port, Ben Gurion in Belsen Camp, Maccabi Sports, Franz Kafka & more; fine (x50)

Start: $420 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 734

11.2.1949 - Israeli Assembly opened - original photo 15½x20½cm by Associated Press - their cachet on back depicting Pres. Chaim Weizmann delivering his opening address & Moshe Shertok (Sharett) is seated to his right. In their detailed news report from London Assoc. Press report that "the Pres. was surrounded... by former Terrorists..."; 1cm margin tear at bottom right, fine

Start: $75 Sold For: $90
Lot #: 735

Ca. 1949 original photo 25½x20½cm by Handy & Boesser Press service, New Ark - New Jersey - large cachet on back depicting M. BEGIN & friends during a visit to the USA, signatures incl. - in Hebrew: Yitzhak Gordon, Yitzhak Elitzur & Mordechai Ra'anan, in English: "With thanks for friendship M. BEGIN", S. Tamir (Katznelson), etc.; vf & scarce

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 736

6 original photos: a) 27.11.1972 Golda Meir, M. Dayan & Gen. Choffi in the Golden Heights, 18x12½cm; b) Begin M. & Hecht R. early 1908's, 24x17½cm, by Alex Izbicki; c) Meir Golda 2.V. 1971, 12½x13cm inaugurating an event, by Israel Sun; d-f) 3 Israeli Generals, each 18x12½cm: Barlev H., Elazar D. & Peled M.; f - vf (x6), a + d-f by Zahal's Spokesman

Start: $150 Buy


Lot #: 737

Synagogues - 9 ppcs (5 mint) incl. Olmutz mailed 1889!, Neuilly S. Seine mailed 1908 UDV, Prag, Horde, Posen, Anvers UDV, Paris - rue de la Victoire, etc.; f - vf (x9)

Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 738

Synagogues - 53 ppcs Hungary + Czech also some German, 13 UDV - 3 mint & 40 regular - 32 used + 8 mint, all pre WWII, many early mailed 1899 - 1928, very little duplication this mainly diff editions of the same photo, many collective views. Views incl. Kesckemet, Plzen, Udvozlet Gyorgol, Nagyvarad, Pecs, Debrecen, etc.; f - vf (x53)

Start: $200 Sold For: $460
Lot #: 739

TEL-AVIV VIEWS: Artzenu edition Berlin #38 mint ppc: Life on Tel-Aviv beach; w/faults but cpl & almost fine, very scarce

Start: $70 Sold For: $95