Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #46

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 47th  auction. The results of our January 2019 Sale were excellent and prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. View the

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The Auction has most specialties well represented. Especially noteworthy are the sections of Holy Land Forerunners, Jewish Colonies, Mandate Stamps & used abroad, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, 1948 1st Festivals, 1950 1st Air Mail, Zionist Congresses &  Holocaust mail.

We are proud to offer, for the 1st time, the collection: Israel 1948 – 1952 Plate Blocks on FDCs.


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Lot #: 189

MOUNT SCOPUS ENCLAVE: Stampless cv sent by the Matron of the Nursesי School at the Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus (Mrs. Simonsohn) name & address on the back, before the evacuation of the School to the Jewish part of the City. Pink RED CROSS cachet on both sides. Carried out of the Besieged Enclave by a Red Cross Courier, addressed to Haifa family; reduced at left 1cm, creased in places, fine, Major 1948 Postal History Rarity, certif. Muentz

Start: $3,500 Sold For: $3,780
Lot #: 190

Jerusalem siege cv to "Degania B Post Kinneret" franked 10m Mandate stp (#97) tied by M. Ha'am pmk (possible comb. 9 - 14 May 1948), via 1st or 2nd Convoy but redirected upon arrival 10m Doar Ivri stp (#3) affixed tied by Mandate type pmk KINNERET 23 JU 48; folded not thru the stps, fine, Rare to find a redirected Convoy cv, certif (copy) Muentz

Start: $400 Sold For: $631
Lot #: 191

Commerc. air mail cv Jerusalem to Pa. USA properly frank 65m D. Ivri stps (15+50m, #4 & 6) tied by vf Provisional "Egg" pmk JERUSALEM 25 JUNE 1948; vf, sign Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $280 Buy
Lot #: 192

Rare: 2 JULY 1948 Registered large cv (27x19cm) Jerusalem to Bern - Switzerland, sent surface by "the National Library - King David str" franked 270m (#5 + #6 horiz. strip of 5 D. Ivri stps): 20m basic surface + 15 registration + 18x13m for 18x addit. 20gr total 269m (1m convenience overfranked) all tied by 3 clear Deformed M. Ha'am pmks of Mahne Yehuda repeated on back, dater & regist. label alongside, 2 diff arrival pmks BERN 30 VII 48; folded away from the stps & peripheral folds due to the weight of 380gr, folded vert. at extreme left to fit to the exhibit page, fine Exhibition Showpiece, cert. Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $750 Sold For: $1,200
Lot #: 193

33 commerc cvs all to the Anglo Palestine Bank Jerusalem Branch: 27 mailed during the M. Ha'am period - Jerusalem in complete siege & delivered later, 11 are registered cvs: 2 ex Rehovoth - 1 w/registry no. in manuscript 12.5.48 & 2nd 16 MY 48 Mandate mute label !, 3 regist.  ex P. Tiqva - 2 w/TLV 5 MY 48 transit, 1 ex R.L. Zion 31m & same TLV transit (back flap off) & 5 ex TLV, 10 M. Ha'am regular 10m cvs: ex RLZ (x3), Rehovoth, etc.ת 6 local Jerusalem cvs - 1 is 16 May special cancel. Also 6 Mandate period cvs 3/1947 ex Tiberias, Rehovoth & Haifa all regist. w/arrival pmks; fine (x33) interesting 1948 Postal History 

Start: $250 Sold For: $370


Lot #: 194

6fr Marianne WITHOUT OVERPRINT tied to imptd stationery cv of "NATIONS UNIES / commission de Treve / DU CONSEIL DE SECURITE EN PALESTINE" (the Armistice committee - Y.T.) by a vf pmk  JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 12 MAI 48 additional pmk alongside, mailed to Paris; vf & Rare, signed Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $450 Buy
Lot #: 195

10Fr air mail - Jerusalem Poste Aerienne - top marginal single; u/m, vf & Rare as only 150 issued, (Yv PA1 -  € 4000, Ba #126, Ceres #A1). Certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,700 Buy
Lot #: 196

JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 5 MAI 48 First Day of Service pmk tying 2 overprinted stps of the 1st Issue: a) 6Frs Postes Francaises; b) 10Frs Poste Aerienne, to Consulat General de France a Jerusalem cv; vf & Extremely Rare FDC, the 2nd recorded according to Livnat, certif. J. Robineau-R. Menozzi & Tsachor-Aloni, ceres #1 & #PA1 €7000 as 2 used stps

Start: $4,500 Sold For: $4,725
Lot #: 197

6fr Marianne ovptd 20m (Type I) top marginal stp tied to mailed cv to France by vf pmk JERUSALEM POSTES FRANCAISES 3 JAN 49 addit vf pmk bottom left, arr pmk on back PARIS TRI NO. 1 DEPART 8-1-49, late as the service terminated 31.1.1949; vf & scarce genuine late mail, sign Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $350 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 198

French Military Mail Jerusalem - imptd cv of the Consulat de France a Jaffa (Palestine) with boxed cachet "Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres" marked F.M. (Franchise Militaire) & struck twice w/the cachet: "Gendarmerie Nationale/Detachement de Jerusalem" mailed to Paris arrival pmk on face: Paris/Rue Cler 20.1.1949; vf & a scarce serviceman mail, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $900 Sold For: $900

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