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 #: 11

18.6.90 registered commerc cv Haifa to Metz franked front & back 2x1pia on 10kr Austrian Levant stps tied by vf strike CAIFA (St. 503) pmks, Imperf R label No 62 (St. A + $500), on back arrival METZ 21.6.90 pmk; small opening tear at top right & small part of back flap off, fine & Rare regist cv w/this pmk, ex Schaeffer, certif. Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $700 Sold For: $700
Lot #: 12

13.5.1900 registered commerc cv Haifa to Chicago franked 2x1pi on 25H Austrian Levant stps tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 504) pmk perf R label #256 (St. type B + $300) alongside,  on back CHICAGO office arrival cachet "MAY 31 1900"; shortened 1cm at left not affecting & light scattered spots, f - vf, ex Scaeffer

Start: $400 Sold For: $575
Lot #: 13

16..7.1900 registered AR commerc cv Haifa to Chicago franked 5x1pi on 25H Austrian Levant stps, top right stp "cancelled" by red manscpt "Avis de Reception", rate: 1pi basic + 1pi registration + 1pi AR fee + 2pi for  2x addit. weight - triple rate Regist AR cv stps tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 504), R label #86 (St. type B + $300), transit BRINDISI 21.7.00 & LONDON 2 diff. pmks 24 & 28 JY, CHICAGO office cachet as arrival; peripheral small faults (away from stps & pmks) as expected for such a heavy cv, fine & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $2,100
Lot #: 14

18.11.1908 registered  Deutsche Palestine Bank Haifa cv to the Jaffa branch franked 110pa Austrian Levant stps (2x10pa & 3x30pa - Mi 51/2), rate: 40pa basic letter + 40pa registration + 30pa addit. weight all tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) pmks, R label #430 (St. type C + $250), arrival JAFFA OESTER... (St. 525) 19.11.1908 pmk; bank's seal off leaving a hole only on back, f - vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 15

4/1909 Passover - picture postcard mailed locally in Haifa as a greeting card franked 10pa Austrian Levant stp 1908 issue tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 507) pmk 2.IV.09 alongside CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) pmk 3.IV.09; bottom left corner damage, f - vf & scarce greeting cards rate

Start: $140 Buy
Lot #: 16

Rarity: 2/1910 registered COD (Cash on Delivery) cv Haifa to Poste Restante  Jerusalem franked 110 para (1908 issue 3x10pa on back + 2x20pa + 1pi) rate: 40pa letter rate + 40pa registration + 30pa for addit. weight all tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) 21.2.10 pmks, R label #364 (St. type C + $250), Pink triangular label "Nachnahme - REMBOURSEMENT" & on top endorsed "Remboursement Francs: Trente 80 cts" & part of a sticker: "... non reclame" - redirected to Jaffa. On back JERUSALEM (25.2) & JAFFA (28.2) OESTER... pmks, Poste Restante fees apparently not collected; cv roughly opened at left edge & restored, fine & Extremely Rare - the only COD Austrian Post in the Holy Land offered by us, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $7,560
Lot #: 17

10.2.1911 registered Deutsche Palestine Bank Haifa 10pa imptd cv to the Jerusalem branch in Mixed Franking of Austrian Levant & Crete issues Paras & Centimes: 10 imptd + 30 + 60pa & 5 + 15c total 140pa, rate: 40pa basic letter + 40pa registration + 2x30pa for 2x addit. weight all tied by vf pmks CAIFA OESTER... (St. 507), top left "Chargee" cachet in Violet & "Caifa Oester... Post / Rec. No 50" cachet (St. type D + $700), arrival JERUSALEM OESTER... (St. 549) 14.2.11 pmk; opened for display, f - vf, certif. Tsahor - Aloni, ex Schaeffer

Start: $1,500 Buy
Lot #: 18

2/1913 registered Austrian Consulate cv Haifa to Reichenberg Mixed Franking 1908 issue (front & back): Crete 3x10c (=60pa) + Levant 4x20pa total 140pa, rate: 40pa letter + 40pa registration + 2 x 30pa for 2x addit. weight all tied by "CAIFA OESTER... POST" (St. 507) 8.2.13 pmks, R. label #178 (St. type E + $300); 2 vert folds, fine triple rate regist cv, ex Schaeffer

Start: $350 Buy
Lot #: 19

A SHOWPIECE: 6/1913 Parcel Card Caifa #182 to "Le Baron Edmond Rothschild... Paris" franked 123pi & 30pa (1908 issue Levant 30pa + 1pi + 11x2pi + 2x5pi & 4x20pi, Mi #55 + 57 + 11x58 + 2x59 + 4x61!) for a package of 36kg & 900gr, franking front & back of card all tied by pmks CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) 20.VI.13, complete coupon at left, parcel has a declared value of 40 Francs, transit marks: TRIEST 30.VI.13, ULM & BRUCKSAL 2.7.13. Parcel sent by the Baron's representative Rosenheck & probably contained wine bottles from the Zichron Wineries; some pin point staple holes at left, a fine Rarity, the Highest Franking on a mailed item of the Forerunners Period in the Holy Land that we have offered, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $4,000 Sold For: $7,560
Lot #: 20

28.10.1913 folded Bank Ottoman letter sent as Printed-Matter Haifa to the Bank branch in Soufli - Greece franked 

5 cent Austrian Crete 1908 issue tied by CAIFA OESTER... POST (St. 506) pmk, transit Konstantinople Turkish pmk on front; folded, fine

Start: $300 Sold For: $370