Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #44

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 44th auction. The attached Prices Realized list of our 9 November 2016 sale demonstrates another set of excellent results. There is a continuing strong demand for better and specialized material.

We are proud to offer the following collections in the coming auction:  





Also included: Foreign Countries, Foreign P. Offices, Palestine stamps,

1948 Interim, Israel FDCs, 1948 1st Festivals, Judaica & The Dreyfus Affair & more.


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,


YACOV TSACHOR  - Director & Philatelist

ZVI ALONI  - Philatelist

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Lot #: 314

1948 JERUSALEM FRANKING TAXED: Courier Jerus to Nahariya famous Wertheimer corresp. frank 2x5m 1st issue Imperf at base (Ba #101d) accepted & pmkd TEL-AVIV 8.6.1948, Not Accepted in Haifa marked 2x large "T", 1 tying the stps & manscpt "To Pay 20m" but tax not collected as the Jerus issues accepted in Nahariya; vert centerfold typical for Couriers, fine & scarce, certif. Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 315

Courier to TLV franked 10m 2nd local issue posted by the courier in Rehovot, stp not accepted encircled in Blue crayon "To Pay" cachet applied & Rehovot Mandate pmk 27 JU 48 alongside, upon arr in TLV franking accepted, stp cancelled TLV 27.6.48 & "To Pay" cachet crossed our; centerfold as most couriers, f - vf, unusual treatment of a "3 periods" cv - Siege stp, Mandate & Israeli pmks

Start: $900 Buy
Lot #: 316

20.7.1948 commerc cv Jerus to Haifa properly frank 10m 2nd issue tied by Jerus pmk as accepted legal franking, Not Accepted in Haifa taxed on arrival 20m 1st P. Due (#J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 22.7.1948; vert centerfold away from stps & pmks, back flap tear & light soiling, fine

Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 317

Jerus "T" - Earliest Recorded Date for Reintroducing: local cv not accepted as OHMS marked "T" & manscpt "To Pay 20m fine", Taxed 2x10m 1st P. Due (2x #J3) tied by pmk JERUSALEM - 13.8.1948; back flap opening tears,

f - vf , certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $800 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 318

Jerus to P. Tiqva commerc cv frank Demonetized 2x5m 1st issue pmkd JERUSALEM - 16.8.1948, franking Not Accepted in Jerus marked reintroduced Jerus large "T" & manscpt "To Pay 20m", taxed upon arrival 20m 1st P. Due (#J2 block of 4!) tied by pmk PETAH TIQVA 18.8.1948; vf, signed Tsachor

Start: $400 Sold For: $400


Lot #: 319

DOAR IVRI STAMPS AS POSTAGE DUES: TLV to Haifa bank commerc cv frank 10m Mandate stp (#97) Demonetized as of 16.5.1948, encircled in Red crayon & pmkd TEL-AVIV 25.5.1948 - this against regulations. Marked "T" in Violet & boxed "TO PAY 20 MILS", taxed upon arrival 20m Doar Ivri top marginal stp (Ba #5) "Overprinted" large T used as Provisional Postage Dues tied by pmk HAIFA 26.5.1948; top left margin nick & light creases top left o/w a vf example of this Rare usage, signed & certif Tsachor

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 320

Haifa local commerc cv frank 10m M. Ha'am Ship stp

(Ba #23) tied by pmk HAIFA 23.5.1948 - First Day of

M. Ha'am stps Invalidity marked in manscpt "T 20 mils" & taxed 20m Doar Ivri stp (Ba #5) used as Postage Dues tied by pmk HAIFA 3 - 23.5.1948; vert centerfold, a - f - vf Rarity, combination existed 1 week - as of 1 June the 1st

P. Dues were put into use in Haifa, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 321

Haifa local cv, Shell Co. imptd stationery, frank 3m Mandate stp (#91) for Printed- Matter flap unsealed - stp Demonetized as of 16.5.1948 pmkd 24.5.1948 - this contrary to regulations, marked large Haifa T & boxed "To Pay 6 mils", Taxed 3 mils Rouletted D. Ivri pair (Ba #1c) overprinted Haifa large T tied by same above listed Haifa pmk; vf Rare D. Ivri used as P. Dues, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 322

Kibbutz Ma'ayan Baruch - Rosh Pinna Post (North Galilee) commerc cv to Kibbutz Hamadiya - Affula Post frank Demonetized 10m Mandate (#97) tied by Reintroduced Mandate d.c. pmk ROSH PINNA 19 MY 48, marked in Red manscpt "To Pay 20 mils" Taxed upon arrival 20m D. Ivri stp (Ba #5) tied by Reintroduced s.c. pmk AFFULA 7 JU 48; vert centerfold & few light vert creases all these not affecting stps & pmks, fine, Rare & unusual origin, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor – Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 323

EARLY ISRAEL TAXATIONS: Printed-Matter commerce cv mailed locally in TLV frank non valid JNF label, boxed "To Pay 6 mils" Taxed pair 3m (#J1) 1st P. Dues tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 30.5.1948 - very early use of the

P. Dues in TLV; vf, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,200