Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #47

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.

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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 #: 107

THE BLUES: #1, 1pi Die proof Imperforate marginal horizontal pair w/Jubilee line, Milky Blue, no gum as all issued proofs; vf, sign Sorani & Tsachor, Ba P.2 - $750

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 108

#1, 1pi & #2, 5m both singles w/ovpt SPECIMEN, w/o gum as issued; vf (x2), Ba S.1 & S.2 - $1000, sign Tsachor

Start: $250 Sold For: $270
Lot #: 109

#1, 1pi ovpt SPECIMEN in left marginal Block of 4, w/o gum as issued; vf (x4 stps) Ba $2750, a Rare block, sign Tsachor

Start: $500 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 110

#1, 1pi Plate Block of 4 A18 Transfer D, w/o gum as issued; vf, Ba $900, sign Tsachor

Start: $220 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 111

#1, 1pi used Blocks of 4 all known shades and w/parcel cancellations, all offered blocks are marginals: a) Blue Transfer B, pos. 97/98-109/110 A18 on margin; b) Deep Blue Transfer B, pos. 61/62-73/74; c) Deep Blue Transfer B pos. 7/8-19/20; d) Indigo Transfer D pos. 97/98-109/110; e) Top marginal vert. strip of 3 in Deep Blue Transfer B; fine (x5 items total of 19 stps), Ba $5700 as singles, all on 1 exhibit page 

Start: $450 Sold For: $450
Lot #: 112

#1, First Day Cv - 1pi Indigo tied to cv by vf FD pmk APO SZ45 10 FE 18 (Jaffa) mailed to London, stp is Transfer D; vf & Rare, Ba $2500, Ex M. Sacher, certif Dorfman 

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 113

#1, 1pi tied to censored commerc. cv by pmk APO SZ44 21 FE 18, arrival pmk on back ALEXANDRIA 28 FE 18; vert centerfold, fine

Start: $160 Sold For: $160
Lot #: 114

#1, 1pi tied to cv mailed to Colombo - Ceylon, by pmk APO SZ44 6 MR 18, circular & Red triangular censor marks on front, transit mark 6 MR 18 & arrival COLOMBO AP 1 18 on back; vf, a Rare destination 

Start: $350 Sold For: $470
Lot #: 115

Rarity: #1, 1pi - 2 singles on commerc. cv Jerusalem to Cairo, censored, stps tied by 2 strikes of pmk APO SZ44 - 4 MR 18, arrival pmk on back CAIRO 18 III 18. 1 of 3 only recorded cvs that are franked 2x1pi - this cv for double weight (1pi for each 20gr); folded away from stps & pmks, f-vf

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $6,300
Lot #: 116

#2, 5m SPECIMEN ovpt block of 4; w/o gum, as issued, vf, Ba $2250, certif Tsachor-Levinger

Start: $450 Sold For: $625

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