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 #: 334

8/1949 air cv N. York to Jerus Charity Institution opened by the censor - their Red sealing label & as contained bank notes was subject to Compulsory Registration, regist. Label & No. in manscpt! boxed "To Pay 25 Mils" taxed 1st P. Due (#J2 & J4) tied by pmks JERUSALEM 14 - 22.8.1949; vf & unusual 2nd period cv

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 335

Rarity: Top of the Pile & Compulsory Registration - 2nd Israeli Period: 10/1949 surface rate Charity cv N. York to Jerusalem arrival 5.12.1949, as contained a $1 note (manscpt) was subject to Compulsory Registration, boxed "To Pay 25m" & JERUSALEM 14  Registry label applied, Taxed 75m 1st P. Dues (#J2 + J4 + J5) tied to back by pmks

JERUSALEM 14 - 6.12.1949 - Top of the Pile for 3 such cvs; light vert centerfold, f - vf SHOWPIECE, at the Jerus

P. Office a single regist fee was charged, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $3,255
Lot #: 336

Return Delivery Fee - Printer-Matter: 2/1949 Printed-Matter postcard posted in Jerusalem properly franked 5m Doar Ivri stp (#2) Returned to Sender as per printed instructions on face against a fee of 5m, as this pc was a TOP OF THE PILE for a group of 5 such pcs - 25m

(#J2 & 4) 1st P. Dues were applied on face - 5m for each Returned pc, all tied by Jerusalem16 - 8.2.1949 pmk; vf Rarity, currently the only Recorded example of Postcards in a group w/Top of the Pile Returned Delivery fee, certif Tsachor – Aloni


Start: $2,000 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 337

UNUSUAL TAXATIONS: 10m D. Ivri used as Postage Due: In the 2nd week of Nov. 1948 there was a shortage of the 1st P. Dues in the Affula Post Office. 2 D. Ivri & 3 1st Festivals cvs are recorded where these regular stps, contrary to the official regulations, were used as P. Due stps: 9.11.1948 Haifa cv to Affula frank only 10m instead of 15m marked "T" & taxed on the 11.11.1948 10m D. Ivri stp tied by the Affula pmk; light scattered toning, fine & Rare, signed & certif Tsachor

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 338

Family corresp. cv frank 10m 1st Fest. (#12) tied by pmk EVEN YEHUDA 25.10.1948 mailed to Haifa, as rate was 15m Taxed upon arrival 10m - x2 the deficiency by 2x5m

D. Ivri Postage stps (2x #2) not P. Dues tied by pmk HAIFA 3 - 28.10.1948, large T in crayon on the 2 stps; vert centerfold away from stps & pmk & small top opening tear slightly into stp, fine & Very Rare use of the D. Ivri stps as P. Dues after June 1948, certif Tsachor

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 339

Taxed Twice: Haifa local 18.6.1948 commerc cv (from a lawyer) Unfranked so boxed "To Pay 20 Mils" - taxed 2x10m 1st P. Due (2x #J3, 1 marginal) tied by pmk HAIFA 22.6.1948, as UNKNOWN - cachet & note in manscpt P. Dues annulled w/large device "Tax Not Collected...", Returned to Sender Taxed again, on back, 20m (#J4) tied by pmk HAIFA 27.6.1948, Not a Return Delivery fee but a tax for Unfranked cv; vert centerfold away from stps, back flap tear, fine for a much travelled cv

Start: $400 Buy
Lot #: 340

The 2 diff. types of the large cachet: "Tax Not Collected...": a) 15 JU 48 pc Ramat Gan to the Food Control Office in TLV frank Demonetized 10m Mandate stp (SG #97) taxed 20m (#J4) on 16.6. but Not Collected as addressed to a Govmnt office (cachet in English); b) 4.5.1949 Tabul Exhib. pmk on Unfranked Jerus local cv taxed 30m (#J2 marginal bl of 6) but as Insufficient Address - Not Collected - the large cachet in Hebrew, vert centerfold away from stps; b - fine, a - vf, a scarce pair

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Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 341

MIXED 1st & 2nd P. DUES TAXATION: 3.12.1949 commerc bank air cv Johannesburg to TLV frank 9d marked "T 21 centimes" Octagonal & upon arrival boxed "To Pay 25 Mils", Taxed 5m 1st P. Dues & 20pr 2nd P. Dues tied by pmk TEL AVIV 22 - 19.12.1949, 2nd Day of Issue for the 2nd P. Dues; vert centerfold away from stps & pmks, top margin opening tear, fine Rarity as only 7 cvs Recorded 

w/ Mixed Franking of both issues, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,800 Sold For: $1,875
Lot #: 342

Mixed Franking 1st & 2nd P. Dues: 18.12.1949 Unfranked commerc cv Nathanya to TLV, boxed "To Pay 30 Mils" Taxed 10m 1st P. Dues & 20m 2nd P. Dues (#J3 & J9) tied by pmk TEL-AVIV - 20.12.1949; light toning, f - vf & Very Rare, 7 cvs Recorded w/Mixed Frankings of the 2 issues, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,800 Sold For: $1,800
Lot #: 343

TAXED INCOMING MAIL: 27 AP 1949 air cv Newcastle to Haifa frank KGVI 2x3d stps marked T in Hexagonal, Taxed in Haifa on 3.5.1949 - 168m 1st P. Dues (#J1 + 3x J2 + 3x J5!); folded on both sides due to its length, fine scarce colorful tax

Start: $180 Sold For: $240