Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #47

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 47th auction. The results of our January 2019 Sale were excellent and prove the steady demand for better Holy Land items. View the Prices Realized list on the website.

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The Auction has most specialties well represented. Especially noteworthy are the sections of Holy Land Forerunners, Jewish Colonies, Mandate Stamps & used abroad, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, 1948 1st Festivals, 1950 1st Air Mail, Zionist Congresses & Holocaust mail.

We are proud to offer, for the 1st time, the collection: Israel 1948 – 1952 Plate Blocks on FDCs.

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Lot #: 21

Be'er Tuvia - superb oval bilingual cachet "Comite de la Kolonie Castina" on 10.6.1910 doc. sign ny the colony's Committee, text in French discussing the financial situation of the Colony; filing holes in margin, A4 size & folded, fine

Start: $200 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 22

1911 Hadera Colony - Registered cv to Russia via Jaffa Austrian Post 20 III 11, w/a demand from a jew, for uncleared property taxes for purchased land in the Colony. As "inconnue" - "de retour" Jaffa 15 IV 11 re arrival; filing hole top left & 1 of 2x1pi Austrian stps off on back, still presentable & scarce, see "The Alexander Collection" by Zvi Aloni p. 104 similar & same date cv 

Start: $300 Sold For: $525
Lot #: 23

Austrian Free Mail in the Jaffa District: pc originated in Petah Tikwah, on front  Petah Tikwah Per Oesterr. Post (St. 705) fine  cachet in Violet as dispatch, posted free of charge in Jaffa 13 XI 11, mailed to "Hulda Estate" (a training farm Hulda established 1909) for Itzhak Vulkanski the agronomist, (The Volcani Institute is named after him), message in Hebrew; 2 filing holes, fine & Very Rare  

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 24

Colonie Merhavia - 12 III 1912  Austrian 10 centimes imptd pc, return address Merhawia posted at the Austrian Post Haifa to Jaffa - Palestine office for Aya, message in Yiddish, arrival 20 III 12 pmk on front; 2 filing holes at base, f-vf & Rare

Start: $900 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 25

Colonie Merhavia - 10 5 1914  Austrian Levant 20pa stp tied to ppc - Farm "Merchabiah",  by CAIFA Austrian Post pmk to Berlin, return address Kolonyi Merchabiah  message in German; f-vf & Rare

Start: $1,100 Sold For: $2,400
Lot #: 26

Colonie Milhamia 1913 - 20pa Turkish imptd pc cancelled by vf CAIFA 2 - pmk (Collins PM11) repeated alongside, dated 1.1.13 message in Hebrew by K. Dishler, mailed to A. Ruppin - Jaffa return address "Milhamia pres Tiberias"; 2 filling holes at right, fine

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,300
Lot #: 27

RISCHON - LE - ZION BEI JAFFA/DURCH DEUTSCHE POST (St. 247) vf Violet cachet on face of ppc (Jerusalem views) frank Germania 10pa on 5pf Printed Matter rate greeting card Shana Tova cachet on pic side, tied by pmk JAFFA DEUTSCHE POST 17 9 06 mailed to Constantinople, arrival 26 9 06 German Post Constantinopel; scattered light toning, fine

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 28

RISCHON - L' ZION PAR POSTE AUTRICHIENNE (St 708) full cachet in Blue on 10c ovpt on 10Kr Austrian imptd pc posted at JAFFA OSTERR.. Post a (St 526) 22.1.06 to Jerusalem arrival 23.1.06 all on face, message in Yiddish; f-vf

Start: $250 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 29

1914 Zicron Jacob colony, 2 docs in Yiddish both to the regional comm. in Haifa: a) signed in the name of the col's comm. w/the illustrated seal of "COMITE DE ZICRON - JACOB"; b) signed by the col's comm. w/the illustrated seal of "ORCHESTRE DE ZICRON - JACOB"; filing holes in margin & horiz. folds, fine (x2)  

Start: $300 Sold For: $525
Lot #: 30

2 Colonies mail via the Austrian Post, messages in Hebrew & Yiddish: a) Petah Tiqva 10c imptd postal card mailed JAFFA a 25 X 06 (St. 526) to Apoteker S. Salomon arrival JERUSALEM b 25 X 06 (St. 549) on face; b) Rehovot on 10c imptd postal card mailed JAFFA  b 25 III 13 (St. 527) to Russia arrival on face, message from "Zion & her vineyards"; fine (x2) Rare mail

Start: $400 Sold For: $625