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 #: 91

Free Civilian Mail: APO SZ44 7 FE 18 vf pmk on censored cv to D. Idelovitch in Alexandria, 2 arrival pmks both on 14 FE 18: MILITARY P.O. ALEX. & civil ALEXANDRIA 1; vert centerfold, roughly opened at right, fine & very scarce

Start: $600 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 92

Civilian Prepaid Mail: Cv from Rev. Singer in Rishon Le Zion (cachet on back) to Cairo, marked 1pi in pencil at left of top stp, pair #4 (2x5m) applied tied by pmk APO GM1 12 AP 18, censored, Cairo arrival 17 IV 18; vf & scarce, certif. Dorfman 

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 93

Pre Paid Civilian Mail - cv handed in at APO SZ32 18 JU 18 vf pmk, 1pi marked in pencil as paid in Bir - Salem forwarded to the HQ also at Bir - Salem where a 1pi #3 stp was affixed tied by pmk GM1 19 JU 18, arrival pmk CAIRO 21 JU 18; vert centerfold & light bottom horiz fold, f-vf & Rare, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $750 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 94

#1, 1pi tied to censored by pmk APO SZ44 28 FE 18 arrival pmk on back CAIRO 2 III 18; vf, Ba $850

Start: $180 Sold For: $330
Lot #: 95

#2, 5m tied to ppc (Salomon's Pools) by large part pmk APO SZ44 1 MR 18 mailed to Cairo, triangular censor No. 4402; vf, Ba $2000, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $400 Sold For: $400


Lot #: 96

BEYROUTH: APO SZ8 24 OC 18 fine pmk, Free Mail (Latest Recorded) Beyrouth to London commerc cv censored (cachet & label on back) + PORT SAID 5 XI 18 transit pmk; vf, 1 of 2 Free of charge cvs Beyrouth to London, 5 Free cvs in total listed by Firebrace

Start: $700 Sold For: $1,900
Lot #: 97

Aleppo Prepaid Civilian Mail: cv to Cairo handed in & Prepaid at HALEP 2  6-11-18 (civilian P.O.) censored there (seal on front), manuscript under stp "one pia". 1pi stp (SG #10) applied & cancelled at BAPO T 2 DE 18 (Kantara). Back shows transit PORT SAID 6 XII 18 & arrival CAIRO 6 DE 18; vf & Rare, Earliest of the 4 prepaid cvs from Aleppo listed by Firebrace 

Start: $750 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 98

E.E.F. used abroad: BOWZANTI - Registered cv to Galata properly franked 2pi: 2 + 2x4m + 1pi (SG #6 + 2x8 + 10) all tied by 2 pmks BOWZANTI 10 9 19, registration marking in manuscript, censor circ. mark on back "CONTROLE POSTALE BOZANTI", arrival pmk GALATA/ARRIVEE 14 9 335 (1919); slight roughly opened top o/w vf & Rare, earlier than Fierbrace

Start: $200 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 99

E.E.F. used abroad: TARSOUS - Registered cv to Berne Switz. franked 4m & 4pi (SG #8 + 4x#10), rate: 1pi basic + 1pi regist. + 4x6m for 4x addit. weight - Quintuple weight regist. cv! all tied by 3 pmks TARSOUS 11.12.19, on back 5 embossed wax seals, French 4 lines censor mark "TERRITOIRES ENNEMIE/OCCUPES/ZONE-NORD-CILICIE...." and arrival pmk Bern 3.1.20; light top creases, f-vf & Rare 

Start: $220 Sold For: $220
Lot #: 100

E.E.F. used abroad: ZAHLE (Liban) Registered cv to Alex. Egypt properly franked 2pi (SG #11) tied by pmk ZAHLE 16 3 19 (Swiss type), censor marks: small "F" & "4 wavy lines" of Alexandria, transits Beyrouth 18/3 & Port Said 25 MR, arrival Alexandria 28 III 19; light horiz. bend & top 2 tears, f-vf & Rare, accord. to Firebrace the only recorded Regist. cv from Zahle

Start: $200 Sold For: $250