Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #49

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 49th  auction, the 2nd that we are holding during the Covid-19 Era. We hope that the current sale will also arouse the great interest and attention as the previous auction.  

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This auction offers a large Doar Ivri Collection with many Rarities and an important Judaica Labels Collection seldom offered.
Most other specialties are represented including Turkish Forerunners,  Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim,  1st P. Dues, 1948 1st Festivals,  Judaica – Revisionist Movement & labels. 


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With all good and sincere wishes, 


16  FEBRUARY 2021
20:00 PM (Israel Time)


All the lots are shown in Color

1948 JERUSALEM (incl. French Consular Post)

Lot #: 154

The Rarest Ovpt Variety of the Jerus Locals: 1st issue 25m Ovpt on Blue (of the 10m stp); u/m, vf, Ba #103i

Start: $200 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 155

Jerusalem 1st local issue 5, 10 & 25m bottom rows of 5 stps each Overprint Shifted 90°, 10m also Horiz. Imperf at bottom; few light fingerprints, u/m, vf (x3) & Rare

Start: $240 Sold For: $240
Lot #: 156

Jerusalem Siege stps - Composite Essay in Black 5, 10 & 50m denom Imperforate sheetlet on white glazed paper 13x20cms, ungummed as printed, design by Ismar David; vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 157

ditto but in Green 5, 10 & 50m denom Imperforate sheetlet on white glazed paper 13x20cms, ungummed as printed, design by Ismar David; vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 158

Ottoman Bank commerc cv Jerusalem to TLV Mix Franking Palestine 5m (2+3m, #91 & 92) & 5m 2st local issue (Ba #104) all tied by M. Ha'am pmks, line dater 12 MAY 1948; back flap missing, f - vf, very scarce possible combination 10 - 14 MAY 1948, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $400 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 159

Commerc. air mail cv Jerusalem to Pa. USA properly frank 65m D. Ivri stps (15+50m, #4 & 6) tied by vf Provisional "Egg" pmk JERUSALEM 25 JUNE 1948; vf, sign Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $220 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 160

Registered cv Jerusalem to Hertseliya properly frank 25m (5x5m Doar Ivri) tied by 2 strikes of the Liberation pmk, date unclear typical for pmks as of 26 JUNE 1948, regist. label No 0112, transit TEL AVIV 1.7.1948 & arrival pmks HERTSELIYA 2 JY 48; vf early after Siege mail, of philatelic origin but went thru the mail 

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 161

7/1948 Airmail Registered cv Jerusalem to New York properly franked 80m Doar Ivri stps (65m airmail fee + 15m registration) & 40m Minhelet Ha'am Jerusalem local stps 1st & 2nd issues as patriotic franking, all tied by Minhelet Ha'am pmks of Mea Shearim, registration label  "JERUSALEM 1" # 4912 alongside, on back transit Tel Aviv 4.7.48 & arrival New York 10.7.48 pmks; vf & scarce  

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,200
Lot #: 162

MOUNT SCOPUS ENCLAVE - Civilian cover  from Tel-Aviv to the Besieged Hadassa Hospital on Mt. Scopus, flown by an Army plane to Jerusalem. With pale-Violet oval cachet GENERAL STAFF/13 JUN 1948/AIR FORCE struck on both sides and blackish Army pmk "M.K./J.M." (Signal Center/Jerusalem) 13 JUN 1948 struck on front on arrival; few scattered spots o/w vf & Extremely Rare Siege cover, certif. Muentz, cv shown p. 217 of JSPS   

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $13,230
Lot #: 163

SIEGE MAIL: Civilian Flown mail from Besieged Jerusalem - cv franked 20m 2nd local issue (Ba 2x#105) addr to a wounded girl soldier  in a Military Hospital in Jaffa, stps tied by 8 July 48 JERUSALEM 4 Israeli pmk, cv transferred to the Army Post in Jerusalem APO 5 - 8.7.48 pmk on back, flown to Tel Aviv and cancelled  upon arrival in TLV by APO 3 - 11 VII 48 pmk; scattered spots, cv shortened at top 5mm, fine & Rare certif Tsachor-Aloni    

Start: $600 Sold For: $1,400