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 #: 643

1891 Tierra Del Fuego- 10c stp by Julius Popper complete sheet of 100 w/serial no. 855 at bottom right; orig gum u/m, light gum wrinkles &  some marginal perf separations & missing tiny piece of margin, f - vf, 1st cpl sheet that we have seen, Mi  €60 for a hinged stp & note + 100% for u/m so total  €12,000 + premium for sheet

Start: $1,500 Buy
Lot #: 644

early Hebrew newspapers: a) 1898 HABAZELETH cpl 8 pages, director B. Frumkin; b) 1898 HAZEWI cpl 4 pages, editor E. Ben-Yehuda; c) 1911 Layehudim  (For the Jews) Humoristic journal cpl 12 pages, edited by K. Silman; d) 1920 Aspaklarya  journal for Humor & Satire, edited by K. Silman, cpl 16 pages & orig. soft covers, illust.; e) 1925 Ha'Mizrah - Jerus. Illust Magazine cpl 16 pages, photo captions also in English, published by M. Pikovski; fine (x5)



Start: $140 Buy
Lot #: 645

Collection of 106 Music leaflets (Music Album) published by various publishers in the USA (mainly by Hebrew Publishing Co.), New York, 1900 - 1922, Hebrew, Yiddish & English. Illustrations & portraits of writers & composers appear on the title pages. The brochures include sheet music for Jewish - religious songs as well as folk & national songs, average size: 31x35cm; f - vf (x106)

Start: $280 Buy
Lot #: 646

1910 Die Geschichte Fon Eretz Israel (The Story or Eretz Israel) Odessa, 44 pages bulletin in Yiddish, 11½x19cm, by Verlag "Zionishtische Kapike Bibliotek", beautiful illust front soft cover; vf

Start: $140 Buy
Lot #: 647

1920's "Brigade of Defenders of the Hebrew Language",

a group formed in the 1920's by Herzlia Gymnasium students to promote the use of the Hebrew language in Eretz Israel –

5 items, incl.: "The Brigade", 25 pages periodical in Hebrew, November 1923; a letter on the Brigade's stationery dated 1924, regarding the Hebrew language; a note on the Brigade's Jerusalem office stationery; a sticker w/Hebrew "Ivri - speak Hebrew"; fine (x5

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 648

1935 - 2nd Maccabiah the Official postcard by Sandler & Barson Bnei Beraq, colored, mint; vf

Start: $70 Sold For: $75
Lot #: 649

9/1946 regist commerc cv ex BIROBIJAN frank 4 Russian stps tied by cpl strikes of the 2nd bilingual pmk (Yiddish & Russ. - abbreviations in Russ.: E.A.O. = Jewish Autonomous District) w/BILINGUAL Registration cachet addressed to the American Joint w/Wladivostok transit on back; light foxing o/w vf & Rare

Start: $240 Sold For: $600
Lot #: 650

1947, Pentateuch, gift of Va'ad Ha'Hatzala to She'erit Ha'Pleita, printed by the publishing committee of Va'ad Ha'Hatzala, Munich, 1947. Pentateuch and the Book of Ruth, Book of Lamentations, Kohelet, with Rashi and Onkelus commentaries. Preceding the title page appears a letter of gratitude to the American people and the President from Va'ad Ha'Hatzala rabbis with an illustration of the American flag, 13x17cm hard covers + Hagada for Pessach printed in the USA for She'erit Ha'Pleita 1947, 24 pages, soft covers;

f - vf

Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 651

1950 Weiden DP Camp - She'erit Ha'Pleita Album of  Greetings to Chaim Weizmann, the First President of the State of Israel, includes 20 official greetings by the JNF, with a printed greeting for the 75th birthday of Chaim Weizmann. Each page has been signed by a Holocaust survivor, followed by the name of he DP Camp. The cover is an imitation of leather in Blue, w/a seal in which is written, in Gold, "JNF - To the President of Israel on his 75th birthday", 21x30cm; vf

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 652

Etrog box, Silver 357gr, Europe 1900's, oval shape, decorated w/grape vines, 150x110x120mm; fine & beautiful

Start: $500 Buy

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