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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THE JEWISH COLONIES (see also #41, 42, 58)

Lot #: 31

16.9.1914 Julian date = 29.9.1914 Gregorian date - the last date of the Russian Post in the Holy Land, KAIFA ROPIT arrival vf pmk on face of a pc from Russia (1 & 3 Kop stps pen cancelled) mailed to "Colony Mescha Tabor pres Tiberiade"; vf & a Rare comb., the last date (as seen by us) of a postal item via a Foreign Post to a Jew. Colony

Start: $450 Sold For: $3,990
Lot #: 32

ZAMARIN (CAIFFA) (PM 1) vf strike in Violet 6.10.14 on 20pa Turkish postal imptd pc mailed to Lucerne, on front transit pmks of Caiffa & Stamboul; vertical centerfold & closed 1cm tear at base of fold, fine & scarce

Start: $400 Sold For: $705
Lot #: 33

Between 2 Colonies: ZICHRON YA'ACOV (St. 716) vf Hebrew 1 line cachet in Violet on 10 cent (20pa) Austrian Levant imptd Postcard mailed to Colonie Katrah pres Jaffa pmkd CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 1.4.12 arrival JAFFA OESTER... (St. 526) 3.4.12 pmk alongside, message in Hebrew; vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,390


Lot #: 34

6.4.1906 & 8.5.1906 - Earliest Recorded Dates of Haifa French Post - 2 ppcs franked 2x5c & 10c (=20pa) French Levant stps tied by vf pmks CAIFFA - SYRIE (St. #341) mailed to Beirut & Constple; light soiling, f - vf (x2)

Start: $400 Sold For: $460
Lot #: 35

12/1909 commerc Printed-Matter double weight cv from Haifa to Germany franked 2x5c French Levant stps tied by CAIFFA SYRIE 27-2-09 (St. #341) pmk, 10c = 20pa which is the correct double rate, marked at top left "Imprime" & flap unsealed; light soiling, fine & scarce

Start: $350 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 36

5/1910 Registered cv Haifa to Dresden franked 2pi (2x1pi on 25c type Mouchon, correct rate) French Levant stps tied by CAIFFA SYRIE 2-5-10 (St #341) pmks repeated on back & Extremely Rare Registration Label "R - CAIFFA –

No 432", on back transit AMB - BOLOGNA - ALA 11.5.10 & arrival DRESDEN 12.5.10 pmks + wax seal; vf & Very Rare as only 4 regist cvs w/this label recorded, certif Nakri & Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $3,500 Sold For: $5,408
Lot #: 37

2 Printed-Matter items: a) 11/1913 commerc folded letter from the Ottoman Bank to the Dedeagatsch (today Alexandropolis in Greece) branch franked 5c (=10pa) French Levant stp tied by CAIFFA SYRIE 14-11-13 (St. #341) pmk, transit Smyrne; b) 1/1913 ppc (Haifa) frank on pict. side 2+3c French Levant stps tied by the scarce 2nd type pmk CAIFFA - SYRIE (St. #342!) 31-1-13 accepted for P. Matter as message up to 5 words, mailed to France; a - fine, b - vf (x2)

Start: $260 Sold For: $260


Lot #: 38

9.VII.1911 KAIFA - ROPIT (St. #612) pmk on official Russian Postal receipt for money order & declaration of value of 15 Rbs transferred to the Imperial Russian Consulate in Beyrouth; vert centerfold, f - vf scarce doc.

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 39

KAIFA - ROPIT (St. #612) vf pmk 27 XI 1911  tying 2x20pa on 4 Kop Russian Levant stps to commerc firm's cv mailed to Wien, Port Said transit pmk; roughly opened on back & 2 folds away from stps & pmks ; fine & scarce

Start: $240 Buy
Lot #: 40

28.11.1912 1pi on 10Kop Russian Levant Letter Card 

(Mi #K2) posted locally in Haifa cancelled KAIFA ROPIT (St. #612) pmk, the contents is dated 12.12.1912 Gregorian Calendar & the pmk is 28.11.12 Julian Calendar which is 12.12 according to the Gregorian; vf & Rare as use of the Russian Letter Card is very seldom seen

Start: $500 Buy