Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #44

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 44th auction. The attached Prices Realized list of our 9 November 2016 sale demonstrates another set of excellent results. There is a continuing strong demand for better and specialized material.

We are proud to offer the following collections in the coming auction:  





Also included: Foreign Countries, Foreign P. Offices, Palestine stamps,

1948 Interim, Israel FDCs, 1948 1st Festivals, Judaica & The Dreyfus Affair & more.


Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets.

For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone

845-471-4179 or e-mail [email protected]

Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone

732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail [email protected],

Fax: 732-229-4805


With all good and sincere wishes,


YACOV TSACHOR  - Director & Philatelist

ZVI ALONI  - Philatelist

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Lot #: 304

TAXED MANDATE FRANKING: Between diff. Postal Authorities: TLV local commerc cv frank 10m Mandate stp (#97) tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 2( ) AP 48 but not delivered. Attempted delivery made by Israeli Post: Boxed "To Pay 20 mils" as Mandate stp Demonetized, Taxed 20m 1st P. Due (#J4) tied by Israeli pmk TEL-AVIV 30.5.1948 but addressee still not found, PD stp annulled w/the large Mandate device "Charge Not Collected...", finally it was delivered to the Dead Letter Office - their very early

2 JULY 1948 boxed cachet on back; peripheral wrinkles, fine & Rare, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 305

Between 2 postal authorities: 16 AP 48 JERUSALEM commerc cv locally mailed 4 days before the Siege, properly frank 10m Mandate stp (SG #97) undelivered & Redirected after the Siege on 3.11.1948 to PARDESS HANNA, domestic letter rate was raised 1.10.1948 to 15m, the 10m Mandate stp was accepted & the cv taxed 10m

(x2 deficiency) by 1st P. Dues (x2 #J2) on 5.11.1948; cv cleaned, fine Rare example of Mandate demonetized stp accepted

Start: $250 Sold For: $675
Lot #: 306

Commerc TLV local cv frank Demonetized 10m Palestine stp (#97) pmkd 20.5.1948 this contrary to regulations, marked in manscpt "T 20 mil" (in English). Taxed 20m M. Ha'am stps used as Postage Dues (2x Ba #12, Weizmann) tied by 2 strikes of Mandate large T; roughly opened on top & bottom horiz fold away from stps & pmks, fine Rare 3 Periods cv, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 307

Mikveh Israel School stationery cv to TLV Municipality frank 2x5m Mandate (2x Ba #95) Demonetized as of 16.5.1948 encircled by crayon & pmkd TEL-AVIV 20.5.1948 - this against regulations, marked in Hebrew manscpt "Tax 20 mils" & boxed "TO PAY 20 MILS", Taxed 20m 1st P. Dues 

(2x #J3, vert pair) tied by reintroduced pmk TEL AVIV - ALLENBY RD 3 JU 48; back flap roughly opened o/w vf & Rare as Mandate pmks on 1st PD are very seldom seen, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 308

M. HA'AM STAMPS AS POSTAGE DUES: Tiberias to Herzliya commerc cv Unfranked, TIBERIAS M. Ha'am pmk on face, marked in manscpt "To Pay 20 mils" - double the deficiency, Taxed upon arrival 20m M. Ha'am stps used as Postage Dues (2x Ba #8) tied by HERZLIYA M. Ha'am pmk; back flap off, a fine Rare cv, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $700 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 309

Tel-Aviv to Rehovot commerc cv frank Unoverprinted JNF 10m label (Ramat Gan Jubilee) tied by TLV M. Ha'am pmk, marked in manuscript "T" & "To Pay 20 mils", taxed upon arrival 20m M. Ha'am stps used as Postage Dues (2x Ba #7) tied by Rehovot M. Ha'am pmk; vert centerfold away from stps & pmks, f - vf & Rare, certif Muentz & Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $900 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 310

TAXED M. HA'AM FRANKING: Tiberias (ex Kibbutz Ein Gev) to TLV commerc M. Ha'am period cv frank 10m Mandate (#97, valid during M. Ha'am period) tied by TIBERIAS M. Ha'am pmk in Black, Redirected to the German Colony - Haifa. On date of delivery the Mandate stp was already Demonetized (as of 16.5.48) so marked in manscpt "T 20m" & Taxed 20m 1st P. Dues (#J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 2.6.1948 - 2nd day for PD. As addressee Refused to pay tax - large cachet on back, PD stp cancelled w/the large device "Tax Not Collected..." & cv was Returned to the Sender w/a new request (on back) "To Pay 20 mils"; folded, a fine much traveled cv, Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $750 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 311

Tel-Aviv local commerc cv frank 10m M. Ha'am Ship stp

(Ba #23) tied to cv, against regulations, by pmk TEL-AVIV 23.5.1948 - First Day Invalidity of M. Ha'am stps, marked in manscpt "T 20m" also boxed cachet applied twice - 2 diff devices, Taxed 20m 1st P. Dues (2x #J3- marginal horiz. pair) tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 2.6.1948, as addressee not found - cachet on back P. Due stps were annulled w/the large box cachet "Tax Not Collected..." & it was delivered to the Dead Letters Office 2 JULY 1948 cachet on back; vf & Rare, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $750 Sold For: $2,100
Lot #: 312

Family corresp. cv frank Demonetized 10m M. Ha'am Ship stp (Ba #23) tied, against regulations, by d.c. Mandate pmk PETAH TIQVA 8 JU 48 addit. strike alongside, marked boxed "TO PAY 20 MILS", addressee is a Policeman in Israeli Police Training Base APO #8, circular arrival cachet 28.VI.48 & the Extremely Rare boxed (in Heb.) "Doar Sadeh" (Field Post) marking this cv as exempt from postage - the boxed "to Pay..." crossed out, also triangular #265 Milit. cachet (via APO #8), cv Redirected to the Haifa Police where addressee was stationed; light toning, fine & 1st time we offer the Field Post cachet, photog. in "The Military Services..." by Kanner & Speigel, fig. 1, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 313

Tel-Aviv to Kfar Blum - Rosh Pinna Post commerc cv frank 10m M. Ha'am Ship stp (Ba #23) Demonetized as of 23.5.1948 tied, against regulations, by pnk TEL-AVIV 26.5.1948, marked "Tax 20m" in manscpt & boxed cachet taxed upom arrival 20m 1st P. Dues (#J3 vert pair) tied by the reintroducrd d.c. Mandate pmk ROSH PINNA

29 JU 48  Redirected to Tel-Chai (manscpt top front) where the soldier was stationed; roughly opened back flap, fine, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $600 Sold For: $1,000