Current Auction

Dear friends and collectors,

The list of Prices Realized of our Nov. 2021 auction again reveals another excellent set of results, demonstrating a continuing strong and steady demand for better philately.
This auction – our 51st – contains many important offerings some of them are:
Jewish Colonies mail, Foreign and Turkish Posts , Palestine stamps, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Jewish Autographs and culminating with a section of Very Rare Palestine and Israel Banknotes.

Over the past 33 years we have offered many of the leading collections of Holy  Land and Israel.
We are planning our next auction, #52, to be our last one. 

With all good and sincere wishes, 


20:00 PM (Israel Time)


All the lots are shown in Color


Lot #: 75

ACRE (Collins PM8) 2 fine strikes 5/1897 tying 4 pi franking (4 x 1 pi) to Double Weight (23 grams written on front) Registered AR cv w/rare seal of registration (RC2) on top left, franking is: 1 pi basic + 1 pi registry + 1 pi Advice of Delivery + 1 pi addit weight, Registry number #47. Galata transit + Istanbul arrival pmks on back; 3 wax seals off on back, light marginal faults not affecting this fine Top Rarity, sign Nakri, certif. Tsachor-Aloni, photo Collins p. 36

Start: $5,000 Buy
Lot #: 76

ACRE 1 (PM 12) 14. 4. 916 - 2 superb pmks all Arabic tying 10 + 20 pa Turk stps cv to Jerusalem, 20 pa littoral rate + 10 pa War Tax, arr pmk on back JERUSALEM (PM 18). Also on front oval censor seal of Acre type CM1; back flap w/closed tear, f-vf & Very Rare, according to Collins 5 items recorded, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $900 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 77

AFULA 1 - all Arabic pmk (PM1) - Cover sent from Afula to Istanbul by the Head of the Palestine Veterinary Hospital (part of known corresp. from Jerusalem, Rosh Pinna & Samach). Franked 1 piaster and 10 para Turkish stps, to pay the basic letter rate. Cancelled by 2 ‘AFULA 1’ all Arabic 29.11.1917 light pmks, marked in Arabic at upper left ‘in French’ & censor rectangular cachet of Istanbul, on back Red censor seal & arrival Istanbul 16.12.1917; few toned spots, tear at back flap but complete, fine & Extremely Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,200
Lot #: 78

POSTA V TELEGRAFHANE I BENI SAAB 328  (Coll T1, A&P 2, rated RR) 1912 negative seal in Black on Telegram form addressed to Nablus; cross folded o/w vf & scarce, certif Muentz & Ziya Agaogullari

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 79

DJENINE (PM6) vf pmks in Black 10.9.18 tying 5x10pa Turkish stps – to pay the 50 pa letter rate, mailed to Istanbul; f-vf

Start: $200 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 80

GAZA POSTA SHUBESI 1287 (PM2) vf & very clear strike of this Very Rare Seal in Blue on 20pa Turkish pc entire 1885 issue mailed to Beyrouth, message in English dated Gaza 22 March 90, on back Beirut arrival pmk; vf  Showpiece, according to Collins 6 entire items recorded, rated RR, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,100
Lot #: 81

GAZA POSTA SHUBESI 1287 (PM2) 4 vf & very clear strikes of this Very Rare Seal in Blue tying 8x20pa Turkish stps of the 1884 issue to part of cv, Jerusalem arrival pmk alongside; fine, certif Ziya Agaogullari (A&P rated RR)

Start: $250 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 82

HAFIR (PM1) 25-4-16 - 2 fine pmks on 20pa imptd envelope uprated w/30pa stps to pay the correct lpi letter rate + l0pa War Orphans Tax, sent by an MD serving in the Turk. Military- Hospital - Hafir to Saida - Lebanon, arr 16.5.16. Bottom left shows a circular negative censor seal very seldom seen; f-vf & Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni, photo Collins p. 76   

Start: $3,000 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 83

HAIFA POSTA SHUBESI 1287  (PM 3) in Violet clear Negative Seal on Nazareth - Gruss Aus ppc tying 20 pa Turkish stp, mailed to Austria c/o Thomas Cook & Sons travel Agency Wien their Haifa oval 9.5.98 cachet on front, transit ALEXANDRIA 12.V.98 & WIEN arrival pmks, short message dated 5.5.98; top left & bottom right light corner creases, f - vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 84

ONE OF THE RAREST TURKISH RATES - 1913 Printed Matter invitation in Arabic mailed Haifa to Acre (Akka) franked 2 para 1913 issue tied by CAIFFA 2 (PM11). Very Rare Printed Circulars & Newspaper rate - 2 para for up to 50 grs inland!; folds (partly original mailing folds), fine Exhibition item            

Start: $600 Sold For: $1,600

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