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 #: 478

J'ACCUSE..... 13 Jan. 1898 L'Aurore - the original newspaper with Emil Zola's letter to the President of the Republic, cpl 4 pages; folded, fine & Rare 

Start: $1,300 Sold For: $2,100
Lot #: 479

1899 La Vie Illustree - L'AFFAIRE DREYFUS, No. 32 large brochure 48 pages 28x36cm, issued 25 May 1899 numero special, 300 illustrations, photographs & docs, original soft covers; fine

Start: $120 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 480

3 scarce Antisemitic ppcs: a) "Scheir Juden" mailed 13 OKT 1939 Lodz to Wien; b) Serbia German Occup. 1942 Anti Masonic Exhibition 0d50+0d50 Brown on specially prepared propaganda card issued by Exhibition Committee, tied by FD pmk, stp has Magen David on image, mint, scattered spots on back; c) FINITO MUSSOLINI colored ppc mailed 1/1952 Triest to Milan;b -  f-vf,  a & c - vf (x3)

Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 481

1906 /1920's - 15 early Antisemitic ppcs, 4 UDV and 9 mint incl.: Der Kaufmann Von Venedig, Fogin - Charles Dickens, 6 used 1906 - 1926 in the USA, UK & Germany, 2 w/stps off, incl.: Kosher (N. York), Ein Deutscher Mann der Werte Schafft - 1926 Germany, We have even chances 1906 to Colombus - USA, etc.; f-vf (x15) valuable 

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 482

WWII - Operation Bernhard counterfeit 1938 - GB £5 #B264/12605;new, Feller GE210

Start: $150 Buy

HOLOCAUST(incl. Ghettos & Camps, see also #217/226)

Lot #: 483

3 items Jew. correspondence: a) 6/1941 air mail cv Berlin to Santiago arr pmk & OKW censor, cachet of sender on back Dr Alfred Israel Karpen - Konsulent - that he can give advice and service only to Jews; b & c) 2 pcs to Jew. refugee Bernardo Dessau in Perugia - Italy 9/1942 by Julie Sara Schlesinger from Mainz & 1/1943 by Max Israel Schlesinger from Gurstenwalde - Very late for Jews from Germany; f - vf (x3)

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Start: $160 Sold For: $160
Lot #: 484

12/1944 Budapest live saving doc: Issued by the "Passabteilung der Schweizerischen Gesandtschaft" (Pass dept. of Swiss Consulate) for Alexander Herz, wife Elvira & the daughter Julianna. This Pass allows them to travel to Switzerland. This is a signed certificate copy - as each of the couple needed a copy; folded, fine

Start: $350 Sold For: $675
Lot #: 485

KOSTELECI AND ORL. (Adlerkosteletz - German) small Village in Bohemia 7/1941 local pc frank 30h stp tied by pmk KOSTELEC corresp. between the Jewish community & the regional Court, w/2 diff. biling. cachets (Czec. & German): a) 2 lines JUDISCHE KULTUSGEMEINDE ADLERKOSTELETZ; b) Circular Isr. Bezirks - Mairikenfuhrung; vf & scarce

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 486

Litzmannstadt Ghetto 4 ration cards: a) Milk card for March/May 1941, unused (but w/name & address); b) Zigaretten Karte w/name & address, used; c) Medicine for poor & the sick prescription signed by Dr. S. Korman 12/1940 w/circular cachet of AELTESTE DER JUDEN, used; d) Printed note in Yiddish signed by Mendel Robinzon  declaring that the cigarettes allocation is for his own use & not to be sold; fine (x4)

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 487

Ration Card for Children's Nourishment - 12/1941 Litzmannstadt by the Jewish Welfare Commm. issued for Manuel Markus, 60 units; unused, vf

Start: $150 Buy