Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #48

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 48th auction. After postponing it from May 2020 we
received many requests to hold it as soon as possible. We hope that the current
sale will arouse the ususl interest and attention.
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the hard copy.
While most specialties are represented some merit special attention, few of
which are: Turkish Forerunners, E.E.F. Mail, Palestine Stamps, 1948
Interim, Doar Ivri, 1 st P. Dues, 1948 1 st Festivals, 1950 Air-Mails &
Judaica – Revisionist Movement.
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The Ottoman  Posts & Telegraph Offices in Palestine & Sinai  – N.J. Collins & Steichele (listed St. PM or PM)

Steichele – "Ottoman Post" (listed w/double Numbers)

Steichele – "Handbook of Holy Land Philately" Vols. I + II  – revised by N.J. Collins & L. Dickstein


Lot #: 1

Nazareth (St. 511) 29.4.07 vf strike in Violet tying 10 pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to printed-matter ppc (Nazareth) as less than 5 words in the message, mailed to France, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 30.4.07 alongside; vf & very early

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 2

Rarity: Austrian Lloyd Agency in Jerusalem, Palestine Ca. 1854, Entire letter from HEBRON to Ancona, written in Sephardic Hebrew ("Hatzi Kolmus" - half quill) and bilingually addressed to Rabbi David Bivanti in Ancona, Papal States, struck on despatch in Jerusalem with oval framed sunburst "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / GERUSALE / ME" in Green ink (only 2 Green pmks recorded), a very fine strike for this rare handstamp. Reverse with manuscript '40' (soldi, prepaid until port in Italy) and obverse with manuscript '6' applied on arrival for the amount due in Bajocchi for domestic delivery. Content depicts the misery of the Hebron Jewish community and the urgent need for support from the Ancona community, signed by 3 Rabbis of Hebron R. Mosh Feirera, R. Mosh David Kimhi & R. Refael Israel Elyakim; small tear at top o/w vf & Extremely Rare

Start: $5,000 Sold For: $6,825


Lot #: 3

Petah Tiqwah Per Oesterr. Post (St. 705) vf strike in Violet on ppc (Hotel Jarkon, P. Tikwah) tying 20pa Austrian Levant stp, cancelled JAFFA/OSTERR. POST 7.IV.08 (St. 526) message in English to South Africa, arrival TRANSVAAL 7 MAY 08 on face; vf, scarce destination

Start: $500 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 4

PETAH TIKWA ppc (Festung Antipatrus) franked 20 pa Turkish stp (Mi 161) posted in JAFFA 24.6.912 (PM18)  addressed to Habiba Segal in Rosh Pinah - Safed, message in Hebrew, arr. pmk SAFFED (PM5) dated 1.7.912; fine

Start: $300 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 5

Colony Hadera - 21 VIII 1910  Austrian 10 centimes imptd pc, message in Yiddish from Hadera  to Dubeln Russia, posted at the Austrian Post of Jaffa 25 VIII 10, arrival 24 8 10 (Julian calendar) pmk on front; left bottom corner nick, f-vf & Rare

Start: $450 Sold For: $725
Lot #: 6

1911 - 20pa Turkish stp tied to ppc (Rischon le Zion by Ben Dov Bezalel) by fine Jaffa pmk (PM18) message in Hebrew from "Segall / Col. Rischon l'Zion / Jaffa Palestine"  mailed to Tarnopol Austria; light toning around the stp, f-vf

Start: $200 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 7

1912 Russian 3kp domestic postal card uprated 1kp  tied by Enakievo Russia pmk dated 30.7.12,  message in Hebrew: regarding  books requested by the addressee,  mailed to: "Palestina Colonia Catra - pres Jaffa - Nison Leiwin"; scattered spots, right bottom corner nick, f-vf & Rare

Start: $400 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 8

Bezalel Colony near Lydda - Postal card sent from Mr. Ben Aharon Colony Bezalel (his cachet on back)  to Jerusalem Bezalel,  frank 20pa Turk stps (stp removed, the affixed stp does not belong) tied by pmk LED (Ramle) 4 2 913 in Violet, addit. full strike alongside, arrival Jerusalem same day; 2 filing holes at top, fine & Rare as less than 6 items w/LED pmk recorded

Start: $400 Sold For: $2,500
Lot #: 9

Colony Migdal - 1 VI 1913  ppc of Hadera by M. Schulz, Prague, posted at the Turkish Post in Tiberias (stamp missing) pmk (Collins #PM4)  addressed to Bezalel Jerusalem, transit Haifa same day; fine & Rare

Start: $300 Sold For: $950
Lot #: 10

Colony Rehobot - 11/1911 Austrian 10 centimes imptd Austrian postal card to Leiden - Holland, message in German by J. Aharoni, one of the first Zoologists in the Holy Land. Arrival pmk & routing cachet on face, return address: Rehobot bei Jaffa Palastina; vf & very scarce

Start: $400 Sold For: $850