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 #: 81

WII censors - 3 items: a) RE12 3/1940 imptd 13m regist envelope uprated w/2 & 20m stps (SG #90 & 99) mailed  Haifa to Amsterdam, censor's label over part of the added stps & 2 Rare wax seals of HAIFA POSTAL CENSOR. rate total 35m: 15 basic + 13 regist + 7 for up to  ₤12 insurance; b) 9/1941 Haifa censorship doc. was attached to a returned item warning against a breach of regulations; c) 4/1940 cv Geneva to Haifa, censor's cachet requesting indication of the language...; vf (x3)

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 82

8/1947 Palestine Post imptd cv P.T. 752 (27x20cm - on original exhibit page) sent Haifa H.P.O to Chicago Surface Registered frank 2+13x10+20m (SG #90 + 13x97 + 99) total 152m: 20 basic + 15 regist + 9x13 for 9x additional weight, although it was an official cv it had to be franked as mailed abroad, N. York transit & Chicago arrival pmks on back; few bends due to size away from the stps, f – vf

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 83

TAXED MAIL: 8/1919 Unfranked private ppc (Munich view) from Red Cross Office Munich to Haifa arr pmk 24 SP 19 OETA – EEF, handstamped  "T 25 cts" & taxed upon arrival 1pt collected in cash as marked in manscpt on top (25 cent x 0.04 = 1pt); vf, P. Due stps introduced in Palestine only in 4/1923, ex E. Leibu

Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 84

11/1923 English cv to Haifa frank 1½ d marked framed T & upon arrival boxed "To Pay 10 Mils", Taxed 1st P. Dues 2 + 8m (D2 + D4) tied by Haifa pmk 30 NO 23, annulled w/large  cachet "Tax Not Collected...", handwritten Unclaimed on front. Cv is addressed to a lady "c/o The Post Office..." - like a Poste-Restante Service - back has 14 Haifa pmks (same type) all diff. dates! as Post tried every few days, unsuccessfully, to collect the Post Due until 30 JA 24 - last pmk exactly 2 months after 1st taxation - similar to the

P. Restante maximum Period! finally to Jerusalem R.L.O. –

5 FE 24 pmk on front; a f - vf GEM!

Start: $600 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 85

19.12.1923 cv Beyrouth to Haifa frank Syrie Grand Liban 2pi on French 40c, as underfrank marked T in triangle & upon arrival boxed "To Pay 8 Mils", Taxed 8m 1st P. Dues 

(Ba #D4) tied by pmk HAIFA 22 DE 23; back flap tear but cpl, f - vf

Start: $240 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 86

2nd Postage Dues - 2 taxed items: a) 5/1927 US 1c imptd card uprated 1c stp mailed Brooklyn to Haifa, as 2c was a domestic rate marked T 10c & upon arrival "To Pay 4 Mils", taxed 4m 2nd PD (Ba #D8) tied by Haifa pmk; b) 24 JU 27 cv Qantara - Egypt to Haifa frank Palestine Lond. II 5m (#75) Accepted & Cancelled but taxed upon arrival "To Pay 26 Mils" 2nd P. Dues vert pair 13m (D10) tied by HAIFA 25 JU 27 this being double the letter rate mailed abroad;

a - f - vf, b - vf & scarce (x2)

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Start: $250 Sold For: $340
Lot #: 87

Taxed Twice: 11/1938 London to Haifa pc frank only 1½ d KGVI stp marked T in Hexagon & upon arrival boxed "To Pay 12 Mils" Taxed 12m 3rd P. Dues (pair #D15) tied by pmk HAIFA 12 NO 38, Redirected to Beyrouth without annulment of the tax stps, taxed on back 3x5pi Lebanese

P. Dues (SG #D125) tied by pmks BEYROUTH 16 NO 38; vf & scarce

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 88

Double Taxed returned cv: 12/1940 Quadruple Rate cv mailed Underfrank Haifa to Beit-Alfa marked "Printed-Matter" but w/a cachet "Liable to letter rate" & boxed "To pay 44 Mils", Taxed 44m (1+4+3x13m - D12+14+3x18) 3rd P. Dues the same day tied by pmks HAIFA 20 DE 40. As addressee "Refused" to pay tax (manscpt) P. Due stps annulled by large device "Tax Not Collected..." & cv was Returned to Sender who was charged 44m Return Delivery fee (pairs of 2m & 20m - D13 & 19) P. Due stps on back tied by pmk HAIFA 23 DE 40. Tax calculation: 2x (7 basic + 3x5 addit weight); vert fold not thru stps & peripheral creases due to weight, a fine Showpiece

Start: $800 Sold For: $1,400


Lot #: 89

AERIAL POST / E.E.F. (Fireb. EAM1) fine legible strike in Violet on OHMS cv, Emergency Air Mail Service of the E.E.F. between Egypt & Palestine mailed to G.H.Q., BAPOZ (of Alex.) 31 MR 19 vf pmk on face & arrival pmk FPO GM1 2 AP 19 on back, G.H.Q. stationed at that date in Haifa; fine & rare, appx 35 Recorded

Start: $600 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 90

AERIAL POST E.E.F. - superb boxed strike Firebrace EAM3B in Violet to 1st Echelon E.E.F. via APO 18 AP 19, backstamped GM1 19 AP; vf, signed Hoexter, GM1 stationed in Haifa on that date, very scarce

Start: $300 Sold For: $460