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 #: 470

1938 Zionist Rabbis - the 4 diff. colors Imperforate bottom marginal 4 blocks of 9 (Roch 472/495) on thin gummed paper; u/m, light wrinkles o/w vf (x36 labels) & Rare, ex Art Cohen 

Start: $200 Sold For: $325
Lot #: 471

1943 Bialik & Herzl issue - 25m Unissued denom (50, 100 & 150m issued) Light Blue Imperforate 2 blocks of 10 (2x5) se-tenant w/intersecting horiz gutter, White unwatermarked paper; orig gum u/m, small thin spot edge of bottom gutter, vf

Start: $120 Buy
Lot #: 472

JNF box with map of Palestine without the Negev. Made by A. (Alfred) Salzmann, Jerusalem, the second half of 1930s; Excellent mint condition

Start: $200 Buy


Lot #: 473

1900 - 4th Zionist Congress - London official ppc (Riemer fig. 5) mint; small tear at top left, fine

Start: $180 Sold For: $180
Lot #: 474

19036th Zionist Congress Basel - Original photo 40x26.5cm of the Presidium and a group of delegates & guests, by R. Spreng Hofphotograph Basel. Originally mounted by studio Spreng onto card 42x31cm w/their captions. Some of the personalities are: Herzl & his mother, Max Nordau, Marmorek, Bodenheimer, Wolfsohn, Zangwil, Mandelstam, De Haas, Warburg, Kremenetzky, Klee, Lowe, and others; photo is vf, back of card fine, a Rare historic item 

Start: $700 Sold For: $930
Lot #: 475

1905 - 7th Zionist Congress - Basel - the Official postcard (Riemer fig. 9) sent on the 1st day of the Congress  27.VII.05 to Pisa - Italy, franked 10c Swiss Numeral stp; vf & scarce

Start: $320 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 476

6 ppcs from the Zionist Congresses - 5 are Official: a) 9th Cong. 1909 Hamburg, mint (Rimer fig. 22) b) 12th Cong. 1921 Carlsbad (fig. 38) mailed 5 21 to Hamburg; c) ditto Cong. (fig. 40) mailed 4IX 21; d) 16th Cong. 1929 Zurich (fig. 62) mailed 29 VII 29 to Finland!; e) 20th Cong. 1937 Zurich (fig. 84) mailed 13VIII 37 to Wien; f) 18th Cong. 1933 Prag regular ppc mailed 1 IX 33 Cong. pmk to Breno; f-vf (x6) valuable

Start: $250 Sold For: $575
Lot #: 477

"Solon in Lydien" a play in 3 acts by Theodor Herzl, 1904 1st edition Wiener Verlag Wien und Leipzig, German 117 pages, 13x18cm; new hardcovers w/faults, inner pages fine

Start: $75 Buy