Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #42

Welcome to our 42nd Auction. The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our 41st Auction, held on November 26 2014, shows that it was a most successful sale with most areas selling well. There is a strong demand for good quality items.

We start this Auction with the 2 International Large Gold Collections:

ISRAEL 1948 – 1959 POSTAL HISTORY – 2nd part

1948 DOAR IVRI – 4th part


Of the many specialties offered, the following merit special attention:Turkish Forerunners, Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim & Besieged Cities, Israel Postage Dues, Israel First Day Covers, JNF issues, Anti-Semitism & Holocaust mail culminating with Coins & Banknotes. All the specialties are listed in the detailed Table of Contents.


Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets. For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone 845-471-4179 or e-mail[email protected]


Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone 732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail [email protected],  Fax: 732-229-4805
With all good and sincere wishes,

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Lot #: 109

Cv sent locally in TLV franked 2x5m JNF labels (large Alphabeth w/5m ovpt - Not M. Ha'am) this unaccepted & marked box cachet "To Pay 20 Mils", taxed 20m 1st P. Dues (#J4) tied by TEL AVIV 30.5.48 pmk, a Very Early use of P. Due stps in TLV; pre-mailing creases & light perf toning, fine

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Start: $500 Buy
Lot #: 110

Earliest Date of the Postage Dues in Haifa - commerc bank window cv locally mailed in Haifa on 30.5.1948, franked 10m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #12) demonetized as of 23.5.48, Haifa "T" & boxed "To Pay 20m", Taxed on 1.6.1948 20m (#J4) 1st Postage Due - FD of use in Haifa; horiz light fold thru the window, fine & Rare, certif Tsachor

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Start: $1,000 Buy
Lot #: 111

DOUBLE TAXATION: 11/1948 TLV unfranked commerc cv locally mailed, Taxed 30m 1st P. Dues (#J3 & J4) but as addressee Unknown -  large cachet & inscript in Hebrew on back: P. Dues were annulled by Mandate device "Tax not collected...". As letter was unfranked Return Delivery Postage of 10m was collected, boxed on back "To Pay 10 mils" & 10m 1st P. Dues (#J3) applied in TLV on 12.1.49; top right small margin tear away from stps & light toning, fine & a Rare comb. of double taxation

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Start: $750 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 112

INCOMING TAXED MAIL: Compulsory Registration: 5/1949 Charity cv N. York to Jerus, as contained banknotes was subjected to Compulsory Registration, boxed "To Pay 50 mils" (double 25m registration fee) & Taxed 50m 1st P. Dues (5m pair w/sheet No. 0596 + 20m marg. pair) pmkd 19.6.1949 on back, Jerus registry label on front; vert centerfold & light peripheral creases, fine

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Start: $400 Sold For: $575
Lot #: 113

12/1949 commerc air mail cv Toronto - Canada to Haifa, meter franked 15c, marked "T 120 centimes" taxed upon arrival in Haifa 120m 1st P. Dues: 20 & 2x50m (Sc #J4 & 5) tied by pmks HAIFA 14.12.1949. The  tax was conveniently calculated at the rate of 1c = 1m, censored; vert centerfold away from the stps, f - vf

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Start: $350 Sold For: $420