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.
This auction can be viewed only at You can browse the
catalogue or download any section by PDF.
Many more images are shown on the website, these could not be included in
the hard copy.
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.
Please FAX or E-mail your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to
include their FAX, or E-mail & telephone numbers and/or email addresses
on their bid sheets.
With all good and sincere wishes,



Lot #: 373

1948/9 LION FLAG ESSAY - 2 perforated Sheetlets of 4 in Light Green (light toning) & Light Blue w/Black embossing, printed on ungummed Yellowish paper; f-vf (2)

Start: $400 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 374

1950 40pr UPU, Photo Essays of Final Accepted Design 1½ times the size of the issued stps, 55x40mm, made from the original artist's artwork; vf, certif Muentz

Start: $150 Sold For: $150
Lot #: 375

Israel 1951 - unissued air letter sheet 50 pr Red on White with a Blue background, design of  Bale AS #5/7 (stamp size 30x22 mm),  trial printing by Chambon Ltd. London: an uncut and untrimmed strip of 2 air letters with flat gum and unpunched flap; 2 small stains o/w vf & scarce, certif Muentz

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 376

Helmet Essay - 3 stamps perforated - Brown, Green & Blue-Green (this last unrecorded by Bale), printed on gummed paper. Not issued; u/m, vf (x3)

Start: $400 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 377

Helmet Essay in Red - Gutter pair PERFORATE, printed on gummed paper. Not issued; u/m, vf

Start: $180 Sold For: $180
Lot #: 378

Helmet Essay in Red - Full Gutter Sheet of 2x20 stps IMPERFORATE, printed on White glazed paper w/o gum. Not issued, printers note at top; vf, a similar sheet sold by Cherrystone Auctions June 2018 for $1800 

Start: $900 Sold For: $970
Lot #: 379

1986 Archaeology - Unissued Values 1000 & 1500IS (old currency) Plate Blocks of 4; u/m, vf (x2), Ba 921x & 1027x - $1700

Start: $500 Sold For: $720
Lot #: 380

1986 Archaeology - Unissued Values 1000 & 1500IS (old currency)  singles w/extremely long tabs & color band; u/m, vf (x2), Ba 921x & 1027x - $1000

Start: $300 Sold For: $525
Lot #: 381

IMPERFS & TRIALS: 1949 JERUSALEM 250 pr (Sc #24, Ba 15II) Imperforate horiz. strip of 3 w/wide margin, ; u/m, light gum bends, f-vf, Ba $2400++

Start: $500 Sold For: $705
Lot #: 382

1949 FLAG 20pr (Sc #15, Ba #16) IMPERFORATE PROOF BLOCK of 4 w/4 TABS (2 Right & 2 Left) final adopted design, printed on gummed paper w/large margins (16x7cm), signed by David Remez, 1st Minister of Post, stuck top left corner to cardboard, dated at base 28 II 1949 - 1 month before the date of issue; few spots o/w vf & unrecorded  Rarity, certif Tsachor-Aloni    

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $2,850

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