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 #: 61

HAIFA (TELEGR) 2 (#T4) vf strike dated 18-4-14 on full telegram form; folded, f - vf

Start: $220 Buy


Lot #: 62

HAIFA / HAMIDIYE HIDJAZ DEMIRYOLOU (PM1) vf strike in Violet 1.1.907 of the Very Rare Hejaz Railway Haifa (Coles & Walker t. 103) on face of ppc (Damas Mosque - dervicherie) frank 5pa Turk stp tied by the Very Rare Kadam i Sherif by Damascus - the 1st station on the Hejaz line. Rate is for Printed-Matter item "Imprime" in manscpt. This card is 1 of 12 philatelic prepared ppcs posted in Kadam i Sherif, numbered 9/12. An identical item numbered 2/12 is shown in Collins - Steichele p. 89 fig. 60. Currently these are the only items Recorded bearing this pmk; light perf foxing o/w vf, certif Tsachor

Start: $4,000 Sold For: $6,300
Lot #: 63

DAMAS – CAIFFA 1 (RP 11) 15 3 16 vf pmk on 20pa imptd stp paid answer part of a letter card sent to Berlin, Latest Known Date, message in German dated  "Jerusalem 13.3.16" & couriered to Haifa, Damas transit, Beirut & Austrian censor marks + UBERPRUFT (examined) all on face; f - vf & Very Rare, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $4,000 Buy
Lot #: 64

DAMAS - CAIFFA 2 (RP 12) fine pmk 8.11.1921 tying 1pi + 2pi O.M.F. Syrian stps to cv Damas to Haifa, arrival pmk HAIFA 9 NO 21, in use after WWI; cv cleaned, f - vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Buy
Lot #: 65

DAMAS - CAIFFA 2 (RP 12 - rated $2500) vf pmk 22.4.22 tying 5m Palestine London I stp to cutout, Latest Recorded Date, only a few loose stps - no cvs  are Recorded during Mandate period w/stps; vf

Start: $500 Buy


Lot #: 66

FPO SZ 57 - 2 OC 18 Registered cv Haifa Bank to Geneva frank 2x1pi EEF (SG #3), censored, mute regist label cancelled by the FPO pmk. The cv was detained for a month at FPO GM1 - 3 NO 18 (the Palestine GHQ) sent to P. Said

3 NO 18 & Geneva (Onex) arrival 7.XII.18. Redirected in Geneva; vert centerfold & shortened ½ cm at top, fine & scarce

Start: $250 Sold For: $525
Lot #: 67

FPO SZ 16 - 16 FE 19 vf pmk on OHMS imptd cv to Cambridge - UK, SZ 16 was located in Haifa for a very short period in 1919 & very few cvs recorded; f - vf, ex Schaeffer

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 68

DAL TPO 7 JA 19 (EFT 2) vf pmk on Australian YMCA cv to Alex. censored, Jerusalem - Ludd line, civilian arr pmk 9.1.1919; very light top soiling, f - vf & seldom offered

Start: $600 Sold For: $850
Lot #: 69

LAD TPO 28 MY 20 (Fireb. EFT 2) vf pmk on face of ppc (Alexandria) mailed Alex. to Jaffa by a civilian frank 4m Egypt. stp on 27 V 20; f - vf

Start: $280 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 70

KANTARA - HAIFA / TPO SOUTH 21 MR 24 (D13) vf pmk on face of PR4 (Provis. Envelope) frank 2x13m (SG #79) tied by vf pmk SAFAD 19 MR 24 (D9) mailed to Edinburgh arrival 31 MR 24, this TPO replaced the military line LAD / DAL w/Haifa as most Northerly Railhead; vf

Start: $280 Buy