Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #41

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Lot #: 41

50m (#6) right marginal tab Imperforate Horiz. between stp & tab tied to the Official FDC together w/3-50m tabs by 16.5.1948 FD TLV Slogan, 50m scarcer tab type 4; vf, Ba FCV 42 - $1500+ premium for Rare variety on cv, signed Muentz & Tsachor

Start: $550 Buy
Lot #: 42

A MAJOR DOAR IVRI / ISRAEL VARIETY: 1000m (#9) FULL TAB STRIP OF 5 FULL TABS AND VARIETY - the Left TABBED PAIR VERTICALLY IMPERFORATE BETWEEN (Ba FCV 50) by far the highest rated Israeli variety; u/m - full original gum, tiny pin point spots on left margin & and on few perfs of 2 stps. Extremely Fine for such a large multiple, an Exhibition item of the highest caliber, the only Recorded Full Strip w/this Extremely Rare Imperf variety & unpriced as such, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $25,000 Sold For: $26,250


Lot #: 43

MAY / JUNE 1948 - cv mailed by a Revisionist internee in Camp Gilgil - Kenya to TLV family forwarded by the S. African Zion. Fed. w/their 2 lines cachet on face "Per Postal Communications Box 18 Johann...", via Sudan & Cyprus to TLV by Peltours Service mailed by them to final destin. - their oval cachet on face, 10m D. Ivri stp tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 11.6.1948 - Earliest Recorded shipment - only 3 cvs w/this date recorded; light scattered toning & tape sealing by Zion. Fed., f - vf & Rare, see IFPL p. 66

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,200
Lot #: 44

Reduced Printed-Matter rate: commerc cv to TLV bank frank 3m D. Ivri stp tied by TLV pmk 2.11.1948 - p. matter rate at that time was 5m, but p. matter w/the cachet as on this cv: "PRINTED MATTER / REGISTERED AT G.H.P." was entitled to be sent at the reduced rate of 3m; vf & Very Rare as only 2 cvs recorded, signed & certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 45

Rarity: 3m D. Ivri stp (#1) tied to printed-matter cv by Mandate AF TRIANGULAR pmk of Affula to Haifa, as the triangular pmks were used during the Jewish New Year period the date of this cv should be September - October 1948 in the 1st Israeli rate period, the use of the Mandate Triangular pmk is Extremely Rare, only 3 such items recorded from all the post offices together; light vert fold away from stp, fine Exhibition item, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $3,000


Lot #: 46

Plate Proof - 10m Imperforate Tab w/inscription, final color & paper of the 10m Postage Dues - Lilac on Yellow; u/m, vf & Very Rare as only 1 sheet recorded, signed Burger on back, Ba # ED58 - $3000, certif M. Marco & Tsachor - Aloni (this Proof is diff. & much rarer than the Imperf Color Trials Ba # ED51/57)

Start: $1,400 Buy
Lot #: 47

VARIETIES: 3, 20 & 50m (#J1, J4 & J5) 3 singles w/o tabs perforated - Ovpt Omitted; 3 & 20 u/m, 50m hinge traces, f - vf & scarce as only 1 sheet of each recorded, Ba PD1a, PD4a, PD5a - $1400 (x3) as the 5m is not known in this format & only 3 items of the 10m are recorded (a bl of 4 & 2 singles) this is considered a cpl set

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Start: $450 Sold For: $605
Lot #: 48

4 - 1st P. Due varieties: a) 5m right marginal horiz Imperf pair Ovpt Omitted, Ba PD2d - $200+; b) 5m Trial Rouletted Ovpt Inverted horiz pair, Ba PD2R2 - $500+; c) ditto, as above b item Vert Strip of 3 & horiz Trial Rouletting shifted to center of each stp, Ba PD2R2 - $750+; d) 10m top left corner vert pair Double Perf at Top Margin - very seldom on 1st P. Due; u/m, vf (x4 items), Ba $1500++

Start: $500 Sold For: $585
Lot #: 49

INCOMING MAIL: THE 1st CIVILIAN AIR MAIL TO ARRIVE IN ISRAEL: 26 AP 48 registered commerc air mail cv Sofia - Bulgaria to TLV Palestine, brought to Israel by the Czech Airlines flight that landed in TLV - Sde Dov Airport on 5 May 48 receiving arrival Mandate pmk REGISTERED - TEL AVIV 5 MAY 48; vf, Very Rare as very few cvs from this flight recorded, certif Tsachor, see IFPL p. 50

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $2,200
Lot #: 50

26 AP 48 registered air mail commerc cv Poland to Kibbutz Genigar - Affula Post brought to Israel by the Czech Airlines flight that landed in TLV - Sde Dov Airport 5 May 48, Mandate transit pmk oval REGISTERED - TEL AVIV 6 MAY 48 & arrival pmk M. Ha'am Affula on back; few spots o/w vf, Extremely Rare First Czech Civilian Flight to Israel (part of the cvs on this flight were pmkd in TLV on 6th May), see IFPL p. 50

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $3,990