Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #45

Welcome to our 45th auction.


The recorded prices achieved in our last July 2017 Sale prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. You can view the Prices Realized on the website.

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Many more images are included, these could not be shown in the hard copy – not distributed.

The major subjects included are: Holy Land Forerunners, Palestine, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Israel, Judaica & Zionism, Holocaust period, Medals, Coins & Bank notes


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Lot #: 272

1949 TABUL sheetlet Sc 16, (issued Imperforate) Perforated Line 11 (rough perf) similar perfs of the 1948 1st Coins & 1949 Petah Tiqva stamps, trial perforation found unsatisfactory as line perfs cut through Hebrew lettering; few gum faults, fine & Very Rare, certif. Tsachor

Start: $700 Buy
Lot #: 273

1948/9 LION FLAG ESSAY - 3 perforated Sheetlets of 4 in Red-Orange, Purple-Grey & Red, all w/Black embossing, printed on ungummed Yellowish paper; one w/split perfs at right, margin reinforced w/a hinge - this fine, 2 others vf (x3) 

Start: $500 Sold For: $1,050
Lot #: 274

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: $1,000 Buy
Lot #: 275

1949 - 3-50 pr 2nd Coins cpl set of 6 Photo-Essays issued stps size on White glazed paper, guide line marks on all 4 sides of each photo-essay are covered by White paint, not final letterings, ex O. Wallish archive; vf (x6), all signed Muentz

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 276

1949 2nd Coins 2 Imperf Between Stp & Margin Varieties: a) 5pr horiz. strip of 3 Imperf at Left (Ba #22a1); b) 50pr horiz. pair Imperf at Right (#26a); u/m, vf (x2)  

Start: $200 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 277

1950 Imperforate Composite Essay in blocks of 4 Grey-Blue on White gummed paper w/wide Grey-Blue margins all around: 30pr Unadopted design, 40 & 250pr the Adopted designs; few light scattered spots on gum side as expected for such a large multiple (20½x24cm), vf & Very Rare, certif Tsachor, sold in our April 1992 auction, lot 1313, for a total of $7800

Start: $2,800 Buy
Lot #: 278

250pr Imperforate Proof in issued Blue block of 4 on White ungummed paper; vf, signed Tsachor - Aloni, Ba $1000 as 4 singles

Start: $280 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 279

1953 Maimonides 110pr (Sc 74, Ba 87) Color Trial in Light Brown (lighter shade than the issued) Imperforate Horiz strip of 3, printer's Color Scale at left and at base of sheet w/large margins, printed on the issued Israel wmk gummed paper, serial no. 000668 at base; full gum u/m except for a hinge trace at extreme left of margin, folded o/w vf, w/usual archive security punch holes, Rarity, certif Tsachor-Aloni, Ba 89C1 - $2000 for 2 tabs

Start: $2,500 Buy
Lot #: 280

1954 unadopted 5 IL Coin designed by Shamir Bros. 2 Photo-Essays: 1st on White glazed paper 2nd on transparent film, this for plate production; vf (x2), signed M. Marco

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 281

1973 2nd Town Emblems 0.20 Kfar Sava (Ba #BP.1) Uncut Sheet of 6 Booklet Panes w/Gutters & 5 Blank Rows in Between, addit. serial No #011567 in the center; u/m, vf & Rare

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,400

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