Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #50

Dear friends and collectors,

This is our GOLD auction as it contains our 50th sale.
The results of our previous auction, held on 16 February 2021 during the
Covid-19 Era, were excellent. We hope that the current sale will also arouse a
great interest.

We offer a Rare Doar Ivri Plate Blocks selection but special heed should be
paid to the Turkish Post, Jewish Colonies, Palestine stamps, Israel 1st
 Postage Dues, Autographs
and Palestine Banknotes.

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Lot #: 327

South Africa Peltours Service - GILGIL Camp - Air letter mailed by an Israeli Revisionist, detained by the British, to his family in Tel Aviv via the South African Zionist Fed. their cachet "Per Postal Communications Box 18 Johannesburg" on front, brought to Israel by Peltours - oval cachet on face in the First Shipment from South Africa & mailed by them 10m D. Ivri stp tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 11.6.1948 (in the contents the detainee tells about the way to send mail via South Africa); air letter w/marginal faults but cpl, pmk & cachet clear, fine & a Rare comb. of a cv of the 1st shipment from S. Africa & Gilgil

Start: $400 Sold For: $4,830
Lot #: 328

June 1948 Service Suspended USA to Israel - Airmail cv 25 JUNE 1948 franked 25c from Boston - Mass. to Hadera marked "Return to Sender" and Service Suspended in manuscript. Until June 28, when postal relations were formally established by the USA, anyone in the USA who did not utilize PEDI's services found it virtually impossible to communicate postally with Israel; vf

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 329

Peltours Service - cv forwarded via the South African Zion. Fed. of JHB, their  2 lines cachet vf strike bottom left of  cv: "PER POSTAL .... BOX 18, JOHANNESBURG", figure "1" denotes that payment of 1 Shilling was made,  mailed to Ramat Gan Israel, from the 3rd mail bag brought to Israel by Peltours - oval cachet on face & mailed by them with a 10m D. Ivri stp tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 6.7.1948; roughly opened at top & top horiz. fold away from stp, fine 

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 330

Courier cv Boston - Mass. to Hadera mailed unfranked by the courier, boxed TO PAY 20 MILS, taxed 20m 1st P. Dues (#J4) tied by HADERA M.O. (Money Order) 30 SP 48; vf & scarce  

Start: $400 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 331

Income Tax - Registered cv Qiryat Motzkin to Haifa office 15.1.1950 franked only 25 pr (#4 & 19) instead of 40m, all letters by the public were exempt of the basic postage in this case 15 pr; vf & scarce as this unknown widely

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 332

14.5.1950 regist air mail cv Jerusalem to New York arr pmks on back, frank cpl set of 2nd Coins Tete - Beche pairs & Gutter pairs (Sc #18/21) + addit. 15pr & 250pr Jerusalem (#24) to complete 505pr rate for 6x air mail; vf & scarce 

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 333

Collection 1967-1997 Postal Communication between Israeli Held Territories and Arab Countries. Red Cross sheets, “Return to Sender” cachets after 1967 Six Day War, Pas de Service via Israel cachets. Clandestine mail routes, via Allenby and Adam Bridges & via a 3rd country - Cyprus and England, “Exterior” cvs to postmasters, Private messenger cvs + private “stamps”(!). Late arrival “taxed” cvs from Bridges, cvs franked w/private travel agencies labels. Docs of passage through Allenby and Adam Bridges to Jordan, early Palestine Authority commerc. covers & mint stps, provisional bridge postmarks etc.; majority commercial, all clearly explained, housed in 4 albums, vf, (over 600 cvs + stps & docs) Impossible to Duplicate. Great Opportunity     

[**] [PPC] [DOC] [CV] [CARD]
Start: $5,000 Buy