Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #48

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 48th auction. After postponing it from May 2020 we
received many requests to hold it as soon as possible. We hope that the current
sale will arouse the ususl interest and attention.
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While most specialties are represented some merit special attention, few of
which are: Turkish Forerunners, E.E.F. Mail, Palestine Stamps, 1948
Interim, Doar Ivri, 1 st P. Dues, 1948 1 st Festivals, 1950 Air-Mails &
Judaica – Revisionist Movement.
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Lot #: 54

Earliest Recorded Free Civilian Mail - cv Jerusalem to Santiago Chile w/part pmk APO SZ44 17 DE 17, censor label #4213 on back; back of cv split from front part & resealed, fine & Rare, Firebrace lists 2 Free Mail cvs on the 17th of December 17 

Start: $500 Sold For: $2,350
Lot #: 55

DOMESTIC Free Civilian Mail - APO SZ44 20 DE 17 full pmk on ppc (Jaffa Gate) sent by Vester & Co Jerusalem (cachet) to Beit Sahur - Bethlehem, commerc. message in English; vf & Extremely Rare Domestic Free Mail, only 2 items listed by Firebrace, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 56

Free Civilian Mail RETURNED: APO SZ44 - 3 JA 18 superb full pmk  on cv Jerusalem to Denver Colorado (USA), censored (cachet & seal) via FPO GM2 10 JA 18 on face, Denver pmks 16 & 20 April 18, also UNCLAIMED, REBUT & RETURN TO SENDER, arrival on back APO SZ44 17 JU 18 - 6½ months after dispatch, marked in crayon on face E.E.F.; vf  for a much traveled cv & Very Rare, certif Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $3,675
Lot #: 57

Free Civilian Mail: APO SZ44 - 9 JA 18 superb full pmk  on imptd cv Jerusalem Elallouf family to Egypt, censored, transit Cairo 5 FE 18 & arr Mansura 7 II 18; light vert centerfold, vf & Rare, certif Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $700 Sold For: $1,450
Lot #: 58

Free Civilian Mail TAXED ABROAD:  cv to Ismailia sent via  Jaffa pmkd APO SZ45 28 JA 18 , censored, charged 5m Egypt Sphinx stp (no 5m P. Due stps issued) tied by pmk ISMAILIA 30 1 18; vert centerfold, fine & Rare, Firebrace lists 4 Free Mail cvs taxed w/5m Sphinx stps, certif Tsachor-Aloni  

Start: $900 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 59

Free Civilian Mail TAXED ABROAD: Societe Vigneronne stationery cv to Alexandria sent via  Jaffa pmkd APO SZ45 1 FE 18, censored, charged 1pi Egypt. Postage Due stp tied by pmk Alexandria 19.2.18; f-vf & Rare, Firebrace lists only 1 Free Mail cv taxed w/1pi P. Due stp from Jaffa, certif Tsachor-Aloni  

Start: $900 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 60

The Earliest Recorded Civilian Prepaid Mail: Cv to Cairo, handed in at FPO DM1 13 FE 18 (HQ of ANZAC Mounted Div. Jerusalem - Hebron area), forwarded to the HQ at Bir Salem where a #1, 1pi stp affixed tied by pmk FPO GM1 14 FE 18, censored; small tape mark at top, vert. centerfold away from stp & pmks; fine  & Very  Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $4,200
Lot #: 61

Civilian Prepaid Mail w/#1, 1pi stp: Cv to Cairo, handed in at FPO HM located at El-Kubeibe on 3 MR 18, forwarded to the HQ at Bir Salem where a #1 stp affixed tied by pmk FPO GM1 4 MR 18, censored, Cairo arrival 6 III 18; vf  & Very  Rare, only 10 prepaid cvs w/#1 stp recorded, certif. Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $2,300
Lot #: 62

Civilian Pre-Paid Mail - ppc Hebron to Jerusalem ½pi domestic rate collected by  "The Assistant Administrator O.E.T. Hebron" (oval cachet), marked ½ P.E.  #4, 5m stp affixed in Jerusalem tied by vf pmk APO SZ44 6 MR 18 - 2nd Day of Issue of #4, the message in English written "Hebron March 4th 1918", mailed to the American Colony - Jerus, censored; vf & Very Rare Domestic mail, certif Tsachor-Aloni. 

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $3,000
Lot #: 63

Civilian Prepaid Mail: Cv to Cairo, handed in at FPO HM on 17 AP 18, forwarded to the HQ at Bir Salem where a pair of #4, 2x5m stps affixed tied by pmk APO GM1 19 AP 18, censored, Cairo arrival 20 AP 18; part of back flap off & 1cm restored tear at top, fine & Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni 

Start: $600 Sold For: $1,300