Current Auction

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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AIR MAIL (Palestine related incl. Zeppelin)

Lot #: 8

1934 9th South America Flight - 13 SP 34 Registered printed matter cv Jerusalem to Recife - Pernambuco properly franked 28m (SG #107 & 108), endorsed: "By Airmail to London / Zeppelin  Germany - Recife, Printed Matter By Zeppelin",  STUTTGART 22.9.34 & FRIEDRICHSHAFEN 29 9 34 pmks, DEUTSCHE LUFTPOST cachet type b, also VIA ZEPPELIN label, PERNAMBUCO 3 X 34 arrival pmk; address lightly faded f-vf, Si 277 - €1250

Start: $350 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 9

1929 Palestine Riots Diverted Flight England to India - Airmail cv from England to Amman franked 2x2½d KGV cancelled 30 AU 29,  due to the riots in Palestine & imposition of martial law in Gaza the flight was rerouted via Kantara & Amman R.A.F. base, the cv bears a cachet "ENGLAND .. INDIA  AIRMAIL.. DIVERTED ROUTE", AMMAN 6 SE 1929 arrival; vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 10

1929 Imperial Airways First Air Mail Flight from London (Croydon) to Karachi, Gaza - Karachi Leg, cover prepared for the first mail flight of the Gaza - Karachi leg franked 20m (SG #99) canceled JERUSALEM 2 AP 1929, marked T 26 mils, back stamped at Gaza 4 AP 29 & arrival Calcutta 9 APR 1929. The long-awaited Imperial Airways London to Karachi service started on March 30, 1929. The journey took seven days. The route from London was by air to Basle, and then by rail to Genoa, followed by flights from Genoa to Alexandria, Gaza, Baghdad, Basra, Jask and Karachi; vf

Start: $200 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 11

1929 Imperial Airways First Air Mail Service from India – London, Gaza - London Leg cv prepared especially for the first airmail Gaza to London leg, to Liverpool franked 28 mils Palestine stps (SG #96 +99) canceled Gaza 4 AP 29, Imperial Airways India to London service began on April 7, 1929, and from Gaza on April 11, 1929, arrival postmark Liverpool 15 AP 29; vf

Start: $180 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 12

1931 Imperial Airways’ First Flight London to Tiberias (via Haifa) & First Flight Tiberias – London  2 cvs: a) airmail cover carried from London to Tiberias, franked 3½d British stps (KGV ½ + 3d) canceled BROMSGROVE 16 OC 31 pmks, w/special cachet "By First Flight  London to Tiberias" transit HAIFA 20 OC 37 & arrival pmk 21 OC 31; b) airmail cover carried from Tiberias to London by flying boat " Scipio" franked 20 mils Palestine stps (SG #91,92,94 & 95) canceled TIBERIAS 22 OC 31 pmks, readdressed to Liverpool. Endorsed by hand First Flight Tiberias - London; vf (x2)

Start: $220 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 13

1938  "All-Up" air mail - cv from Tiberias to I.T.C.A. (Indian Trans-Continental Airways) Karachi, endorsed at top "Opening of the First Unsurcharged Air Mail Service between Tiberias & Karachi", franked only 10 mils Palestine stp (SG #97) – in keeping with Stage 2 of the British Empire's "All-Up" air mail scheme, canceled in Tiberias 23 FEB 38, arrival pmk of Karachi (on back) 28 FEB 38; vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $380
Lot #: 14

1947/8 airmail cv from Beit Hashitah (return address) to Zurich - Switzerland correctly franked 40m (4x10m SG #97), escaped cancelling in Palestine, canceled upon arrival by mute dumb single ring Swiss killer cancellation according to UPU regulations; f-vf & very unusual, signed Muentz

Start: $250 Sold For: $280
Lot #: 15

5 SE 1949 Registered Air Mail doc (folded "Al Chark" insurance policy) Cairo to Jerusalem, frank 60m (2x30m, SG #340) censored, arrival AMMAN 20 SE 49 + JERUSALEM 21 SE 49, the cv was addressed to a Jew Mr. Nissim Levy who moved to Israel when the 1948 War began, boxed "Pas De Communication" & returned to sender by MISR via DAMAS 24.9.49, Cairo rearrival 29 SE 49; scattered spots, f-vf & scarce  

Start: $300 Sold For: $340