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

Prices Realized list on the website.

This auction can be viewed only at You can browse the catalogue or download any section by PDF.

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

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.


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


With all good and sincere wishes,


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Lot #: 424

1906/1918 - 10 original photographs depicting figures in Jerusalem (9x6 cm) by Ephraim Moses Lilien. Lilien was one of the artists to accompany Boris Schatz in 1906 for the purpose of establishing Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, and taught the school's first class in 1906.  Lilien's work served as a model for the Bezalel group; vf (x10)

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 425

1920's - 1940's - 10 original Eretz Israel photos, 2 by A. Soskin depicting parades w/photographer's label, 1 by Ben Noam Petah Tiqva, 3 by K. Triest Tel Aviv depicting the central bus station & transportation scenes + photo of Purim parade in Tel Aviv & more. Sizes appx 18x13cm; mostly vf (x10)

Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 426

1930's 14 vintage photographs by Walter Zadek (1900-1992). Women pointing guns, British soldiers searching on Jaffa border, British Army trainings, Woman guarding fields of a Kibbutz with a rifle & her kid on a horseback, . 6 are hand-signed by him, 8 are ink-stamped "Foto W.  Zadek Tel Aviv P.O.B. 4013". 10 are size 18x24 cm & 6 are 13x18 cm.; vf (x14)

Start: $500 Sold For: $500


Lot #: 427

3 Rare Holyland ppcs all UDV: a) TABOR 1st time seen by us, view of the mountain in the center, the Church on top at right & the Gate bottom left, mailed ex CAIFA 15.9.06 via Austrian Post to France; b) Inauguration of the Turkish Hospital in Jaffa, by A. Mitri, mint; c) The crew of S.M.S. Moltke "auf dem Tempelplatz", Horowitz-Rieske, mint; vf (3)

Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 428

1890's - 1930's - 30  Eretz Israel ppcs  mint & used, 13 colored, few undivided, incl.:  7 Jewish Settlements by Palestine Modern (Ruhimovitch), 3 Petah Tiqva by Shisha Halevi, 4 by Ben Dov, 6 by Bar Levi, 1 by Johann Michl & Son undivided 1 of the 2 ppcs issued by them in 1898, Boulos Meo 1894 ppc of Jerusalem, Haifa by L. Zahlan, etc.; also 4 real photo postcards by Bassan of "Moshav Zkenim & Zkenot - Jerusalem", mint;  f-vf (x34) valuable

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 429

1914/1952 - 10 better Eretz ppcs, incl 3 mint N. Year Greetings: a) 1926 views of Tel Aviv; b & c) 2 by Bezalel Jerusalem, N. Year greetings on Message side; d) 1935 2nd Maccabiah official pc mailed 8/1935 w/official label to Poland; e) Prof. Ch. Weizmann by Omanuth - Warsaw; f) 1946 Jezreel Valley by JNF; g) 1/1914 Planting Trees JNF certif. - Koln Germany; etc.; f-vf (x10) 

Start: $150 Sold For: $150
Lot #: 430

120 Real-Photo postcards mostly by photographers of the American Colony (early 20th century). Photographs of sites, views and people across the country, Jerusalem and the vicinity, Galilee, Dead Sea & many more, mostly mint, few used; f-vf  (x120)

Start: $250 Sold For: $250

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