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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JUDAICA (all periods)

Lot #: 459

Ferrara (Italy) Jewish Community - 2 original Decrees of Restrictions: a) 1702 (14 May) "Regole delle Tasse della Natione Hebrea di Ferrara"; b) 1779 (26 Aug) "Editto Per li Massari dell' Universita degl' Ebrei di Ferrara"; folded, fine (x2), item a part in Hebrew 

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 460

Amsterdam 1803 "Last Conditions" (Tenaim Achronim) for a Ketuba printed in litho, form in Hebrew, date + names + place & conditions filled in manuscript by pen, signed by Rabbis & witnesses; folded, manuscript. ink light but legible, fine  

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 461

Ca. 1900 - 45 diff (nos. 3-48) mint UDV B&W ppcs each a small framed sticker "Le Shana Tova" (in Hebrew) affixed, Jewish religious scenes by P.G.i.F; f-vf (x45)

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 462

1910 The Hebrew Gymnasium Jaffa - imptd pc frank 20pa Austrian Levant stp tied by pmk JAFFA OESTER... POST 13 VIII 10 addressed to Prof. Boris SCHATZ in Jerusalem, message in Hebrew, on back superb bilingual  cachet in Violet of the Hebrew Gymnasium Jaffa; 2 filing holes o/w vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $850
Lot #: 463

1929 Pogroms in Eretz Israel - "Le'Zikharon" (In Memory) 24 pages brochure in Yiddish, issued 1930 in Warsaw, profusely illustrated incl a map with the attacked towns & settlements, the Arab attackers, the pogrom results, the victims, the funeral in Jerusalem and much more incl the list of the victims. 33x24cm, original soft covers; centrally folded, fine (over 66 photos)

Start: $120 Buy
Lot #: 464

The Wandering Association in  Eretz Israel - (Agudat Meshotetim Eretz Israelit) established in Haifa 1916, lot of 18 items incl: 1934 membership card issued to Ben Zion Luria, 6 typed pages of trips impressions, 15 B&W photos depicting various places in Eretz Israel some w/dated visits 1929 & 1931 and a newspaper article in Hebrew by Dov Genehovski about the association & its members; f-vf (x18)

Start: $350 Buy
Lot #: 465

1940 The Black Album by the Anti - Nazi League, Tel Aviv, Palestine, contains the first series of pictures disclosing Nazi atrocities in Poland. 10 ppcs giving a vivid description of the Nazi regime & its cruel systems. Attached are original booklet covers and all inner pages. Forward in Hebrew & English, pc captions in English on ppcs & in Hebrew and French on inner pages; the 10 ppcs are detached from the booklet & are vf mint, covers & texts are f-vf, Rare

Start: $350 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 466

JABOTINSKY V.  full sign in English on 5£ check of  "The Jewish Colonial Trust" given to Hotel London 24.11.1920; light centerfold, f-vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $340
Lot #: 467

1947/8 Hagada for Pessachfor Cyprus detainees, printed in TLV by "The Committee for  the Cyprus Detainees", cpl 32 pages, original soft covers, 22x12cm;  wine-stained, fine & Rare

Start: $100 Buy
Lot #: 468

1950's early Israel - 27 original vintage Photos by Ilani - Jerusalem all signed by him, depicting new immigrants, new housing in Haifa & TLV, the 1st houses built in Elat, Beer Sheba, Dimona, etc., mostly 24x19cm B&W; vf (x27) most interesting

Start: $180 Buy