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


LION FLAG ESSAY designed by J. Ross of Rosenberg & Federbush showing Lion of Judea and the Flag of Israel. Gold embossing (Very Rare) as well as Silver (Rare) and Black are offered.

The printing generally done on thin ungummed Yellowish paper, thick ungummed White paper also exists As per the letter of Dr. M. Hesky - Advisor to the Philatelic Services the Essay was submitted, in 1948, to the Israel Postal Authorities

Lot #: 324

Lion Flag Essay - Original hand-drawn artist's Essay by J. Ross, 18x14.5 cm hand painted in Black & engraved on special drawing & scraping cardboard, marked at bottom 34 the actual size of the final stp. Signed Ross in Hebrew & English at top right; corner faults bottom left corner fold, fine & probably unique 

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,200
Lot #: 325

ditto, Imperforate PROOF Block of 4 in Light Blue & Brown on ungummed White glazed paper, top left stp w/Mockup perforations by the designers in Black ink, signed on bottom margin by designer Ross in Eng. & Heb., guide marks on left & right margins; vf & Rare, probably Unique

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 326

ditto, Imperforate Block of 4 in Blue Photolitho printing & not the usual embossed, on high quality glazed paper, printer's markings on both side margins punched out; pin point paper staple holes top margin, vf & Rare

Start: $500 Buy
Lot #: 327

1948  LION FLAG ESSAY - single in Grey & Gold embossing, mounted on a small card 8x15cm, designer's firm cachet at the bottom in Hebrew "Rosenberg & Federbush"; vf  

Start: $400 Buy
Lot #: 328

ditto, 3 perforated singles w/Gold (x2) & Silver embossing printed on ungummed Yellowish paper in 3 diff colors; vf & Rare

Start: $300 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 329

ditto, 2 Imperforate Blocks of 4 in Brown & Blue-Green both on 1 sheetlet 14x20cms in TETE-BECHE arrangement, Black embossing on ungummed thin paper as issued; vert. centerfold away from stps, vf & Very Rare, signed Tsachor

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 330

ditto, 2 Imperforate blocks of 4 in Pale Brown & Blue-Green both on 1 sheetlet 13.8 x 19.8cms in TETE BECHE arrangement, Black Embossing on ungummed thin paper as issued; vertical central fold away from stps, vf & Very Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni                  

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 331

ditto, Imperforate bl. of 4 in Olive on bottom right of sheetlet 20x14cms. Huge margins at left & top, vert centerfold away from stps, vf & Rare

Start: $400 Sold For: $470
Lot #: 332

ditto, Imperforate bl. of 4 in Light Blue, embossing in Black; vf

Start: $280 Sold For: $375
Lot #: 333

ditto, Imperforate bl. of 4 in Light Green; vf

Start: $280 Sold For: $625

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