RARITY: 10m local Imperforate Proof of Sett I pair Types 2 & 3 printed on white side of the envelope paper distinct offset impression w/large top margin; folded vert between the stps & horiz above the stps; f - vf, very few exist, see Ben-David p. 79 & JSPS p. 334, signed Tsachor - Aloni
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THE ISSUE: Rarity: 10m local Horizontal Tete-Beche Gutter Pair Sett II - Types 4 & 6 on the Blue background paper unused w/o gum as issued, Vertical Center Perfs Omitted; usual vertical fold in center of the gutter, 1 stp shows on back the vertical line in Black of the Safed stp imprint of the Trial entire, vf & Very Rare, a SHOWPIECE, signed Gotlieb & Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni
THE VARIETIES: 10m local Sett I Types 1 & 2 w/part of vertical gutter at top, Vertically Imperforate Between unused w/o gum as issued; vf, paper inclusion in margin of no importance, see JSPS p. 344, Muentz states: "1 of 2 unused pairs recorded", signed Hoexter & Tsachor, premium should be added for the Imperf top Gutter
COVERS: Safed FDC 4 MAY 1948, the rectangular boxed pmk, vf strike in Carmine-Red tying 10m local stp Sett. I type 3 to unaddr cv, at the base a handwritten notation by Dr. Kurt Steinberg (Sela) certifying the cv in R.L. Zion 13-7-49; vertical centerfold, vf, certif Tsachor - Aloni
10m local stp Sett II Type 5 tied to the Safed TRIAL Imprinted Stationery by the large local pmk 6 MAY 1948, FD, addr. to Haifa, part of the stamp is folded over to show the Trial imprint; addressee's name covered, very light soiling, fine most unusual showing that the Entire Essay was not adopted & not valid as postage, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni
10m local stp Sett II type 6 Imperf at Right margin unevenly separated but leaving a wide clear margin, tied to cv by 6 MAY 1948 FD of the circular local pmk; vf, very scarce on cv, signed Tsachor - Aloni
THE ISRAELI POST: 10m Doar Ivri stp tied to cv addr. to Herzlia, by the large local pmk in Carmine dated 18 MAY 1948, as this pmk went out of use on the 19th of May this combination of a Doar Ivri stp & the large local pmk was possible for 5 days only; f - vf & Rare, signed Tsachor
Incoming mail - 13 MAY 1948 Registered family corresp. cv from TLV franked 50m M. Ha'am stp (Ba 27) cancelled by M. Ha'am TEL-AVIV pmk repeated on back, addressed to Safed, transit ROSH PINNA 4 JU 48 s.c. Mandate pmk & arr SAFED M. Ha'am in Carmine-Violet pmk, as addressee Unknown cv was returned transit HAIFA 7.6.1948 & arr TLV 8.6.1948 Israeli trilingual pmks; toned, o/w fine