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


Lot #: 559

TEL-AVIV 5 MAY 1948 vf Dispatch pmk tying 40pr pos. 6 to Commerc cv of Palinoff office in TLV (imptd stationery) to RLZ same day arr pmk; vert centerfold o/w vf & Rare, signed Tsachor - Aloni


Start: $500 Sold For: $1,300
Lot #: 560

4 TEL AVIV dispatch cvs w/the 40pr local: a) 26 APRIL 1948, 2 cvs stps in pos. 5 & 10; b) 2 MAY 1948 stp in pos. 5; c) 4 MAY 1948 stp in pos. 1, last 2 mailed to RLZ; vf (x4)

Start: $200 Sold For: $320

1948 SAFED

Lot #: 561

PROOF: 10m local unused Imperforate Top Marginal single w/huge top margin on the blue envelope paper, Sett. I type 2;  horiz fold at extreme top of margin, vf & Rare, signed Hoexter & Tsachor, Ba #124d - $1600+

Start: $650 Buy
Lot #: 562

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

Start: $1,500 Buy
Lot #: 563

10m local Sett II cpl left pane of 6 stps Imperforate Horizontally at Bottom, full margins all around, types 4, 5 & 6 (2 stps of each) 2 vf strikes of the local large pmk

11 MAY 1948 in Carmine, the tear in the right margin (all the stps are vf)  is from the original booklet staple; vf & Rare, signed Tsachor - Aloni, see Ben-David p. 95 for a similar Block (Ba 2x124ba = 1300+ 4x124 = 600  total $1900++ premium for sheetlet)

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 564

Safed FDC 4 MAY 1948, the rectangular boxed pmk, vf strike in Carmine-Red tying 10m local stp Sett. I type 1 (bottom marginal), typical discoloration due to the glue, to unaddressed cv; vf, certif Tsachor


Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 565

Safed illustrated cv of Central Hotel, family corresp. to TLV frank 10m Mandate (SG #97) & local 10m setting II type 6 both tied by local pmk in Carmine 13 MAY 1948; cv folded not thru stps, fine & probably Unique Franking combination done to ensure delivery

Start: $400 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 566

VARIETIES ON COVER: 10m local stp Sett. II type 4 top left corner, back shows the black imprint of type 1 of the Safed stationery Essay, tied to unaddr cv by the large local pmk 6 MAY 1948, FD of the pmk; vf, signed Tsachor

Start: $350 Buy
Lot #: 567

Safed M. Ha'am vf pmk in Black tying 2x5m D. Ivri stps (#2) to commerc cv to Ramat-Gan, sender's return address: Hotel Carmel, Safed; vf, signed Tsachor , possible comb.

21 May - 26 June 48

Start: $240 Buy
Lot #: 568

1948 Safed - 24 cvs mailed w/the 10m local stp, 18 cvs have the local large pmk in Red, many are commerc corresp. cvs i.e. ex Hotels Tel-Aviv, Herzliya & King, Hadassah corresp 2x cvs, etc., 16 stps are corner or marginals, 1 stp Imperf at top - Ba $800, Settings & stp types are pencil noted on back, 1 cv mailed to the TLV Poste Restante office; majority vf (x24 cvs) an excellent basis for a Safed specialized collection & research

Start: $3,800 Buy

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