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


Lot #: 592

1949 2nd Coins 3 - 50pr (Sc #17/22, Ba #21/26) cpl set of 

6 color Trials Imperforate singles w/Blank very long Tabs, the 20pr was later altered & issued  as 30pr, all others as the issued stps; u/m, light spots, 10pr small thin o/w vf (x6), the only Recorded Tab set, a SHOWPIECE, 1 set known in blocks of 4 (no tabs) listed at $17,000 - Ba ESA-iv, certif Tsachor

Start: $3,000 Sold For: $3,675
Lot #: 593

1949 2nd Coins - "ISRAEL" Essay: 10 & 20pr blocks of 4 in Claret on large sheetlet w/large colored margins, 215x150mm, printed on thick ungummed paper; vf & scarce, certif Tsachor - Aloni, from the Estate of A. Eylon, the 1st Director of the Govmnt Printing Press

Start: $1,200 Buy
Lot #: 594

ISRAEL ESSAY for 2nd COINS - 10 & 20pr Imperf Blocks of 4 - Collective Essay in Blue w/wide color bands on 3 sides, on ungummed thick paper; vf, signed in English by designer Otte Wallish & Y. Tsachor on back

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 595

1949 2nd Coins - "ISRAEL" Essay: 10 & 20pr Imperforate blocks of 4 in Claret on gummed paper; u/m,

vf (x2) & scarce, 10pr signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni, from the Estate of A. Eylon, the 1st Director of the Govmnt Printing Press

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 596

Ca. 1950/2 Essay of a 20pr Coin in Red UNISSUED in Left Marginal BLOCK of 4 final printing, same coin design as 5pr 2nd & 3rd issues & 35pr 4th issue (Ba #22, 42 & 61); u/m, vf & Rare, only part of 1 sheet discovered, certif Tsachor - Aloni, see photo Ba 2016 edit. p. 74

Start: $1,400 Buy
Lot #: 597

1952 Postage Dues - the UNISSUED 1000pr denomination in CROSS GUTTER BLOCK of 4 final printing (2 Gutter pairs - only 10 pairs exist), printed in 1959 but filed away due to the monetary reform on 1.1.1960 - 100ag = 1IL; u/m, vf & Very Rare, Ba 2016 edit. photo of a single stp p. 146, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $2,400 Sold For: $2,800
Lot #: 598

ditto, top marginal Vertical Pair 1000pr Unissued; u/m,

vf (x2 stps), Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $750 Sold For: $750
Lot #: 599

1960 - 25th Zionist Congress (Sc #189, Ba #203) Photo Essay of Unadopted Design Tab single, denom. 0.25IL instead of the issued 0.50IL, dated on back 23 V 1960 – 7 months before day of issue, stamp size; vf

Start: $160 Buy
Lot #: 600

VARIETIES: 1960 Provisionals 1ag 2 full vert. rows of 5 - block of 10 w/2tabs, 6 stps Ovpt Completely Omitted +

4 stps normal, same as Bale cat. photo p. 79; u/m, vf,

Ba 4x #178ac2 in pair w/normal (2x tabs) (x10 stps, seldom offered

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 601

1960 Provisionals 12ag (Sc #173, Ba # 183) Block of 20 stps (2x10) Uncut in the center beneath the 2 central Tabs, from a Printer's Sheet Uncut Between the 2 Post Office Panes; u/m & Very Rare, seldom offered, Unlisted by Bale, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $900 Buy