Current Auction

Dear friends and collectors,

This is our GOLD auction as it contains our 50th sale.
The results of our previous auction, held on 16 February 2021 during the
Covid-19 Era, were excellent. We hope that the current sale will also arouse a
great interest.

We offer a Rare Doar Ivri Plate Blocks selection but special heed should be
paid to the Turkish Post, Jewish Colonies, Palestine stamps, Israel 1st
 Postage Dues, Autographs
and Palestine Banknotes.

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JEWISH COLONIES (see also 24 & 43)

Lot #: 65

Colony Rehoboth - 11 V 14 Austrian 10 centimes imptd Austrian postal card to Metz Germany, message in German by Joseph Salzmann, return address:  Kolonie Rechoboth bei Jaffa Palastina; vf & scarce

Start: $400 Sold For: $685
Lot #: 66

Colony Rehoboth & Sedjera - 2 postcards sent from Newark January & February 1915 (stps missing) addressed to the agronom Uria Feldman, the 1st was redirected from Rehoboth to Sedjera pres Nazareth, the 2nd was already mailed to Sedjera pres Tiberiade, Feldman was the manager of "Agudat Netaim" in Sedjera, both pcs censored in Beirut w/2 diff censor marks; center folded, toned,  fine (x2)

Start: $200 Sold For: $440
Lot #: 67

Rishon Le Zion - Registered letter originating in Rishon Le Zion mailed at Jaffa to Germany franked 2x1Pi on 25H Austrian Levant stps, (1 Pi. letter rate + 1 Pi. registration). Cancelled by "JAFFA OESTER.... POST  8 10 03" double circle postmarks, "Recommandée" in manuscript and "Rischon L' Zion / par Poste Autrichienne" (St. 708) Blue cachet with Star of David and "10" in manuscript in the center (the running number of Medalia's registration ledger), at left provisional JAFFA R label (St. Type H, JERUSALEM crossed out  & "Jaffa" inserted in manuscript), on back arrival pmk Schneeberg 18.10.03; vf & Extremely Rare, certif Tsachor-Aloni, (photog. Steichele vol II page 434)

Start: $4,000 Sold For: $5,775
Lot #: 68

"POSTA  HA'OSTRIT - RISHON  LE  ZION" (St. 711) in Grey w/addit. bridge cachet "HAPPY NEW YEAR" on ppc (very Rare Jaffa - Jewish Settlements Exhibition by Zion edition, Wien) mailed from Rishon Le Zion by M. Gordon to his brother in London 25.9.08 text in Hebrew, 20 para 1908 Austrian Levant stamp tied by JAFFA "a" OSTERR... 28.IX.08 pmk; vf & Extremely Rare - the only recorded, certif Tsachor-Aloni, (photog. Steichele vol II page 438)

Start: $6,000 Sold For: $11,550
Lot #: 69

"POSTA  HA'OSTRIT - RISHON  LE  ZION" (St. 711) in Blue on 10c Austrian (Crete 1906) postal stationery card from Rishon Le Zion to MD. J. Bader in Gorz Austria 19.12.08 text in German, tied by JAFFA OSTERR... 20.XII.08 pmk; vf & Very Rare RLZ cachet, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,800 Sold For: $2,700
Lot #: 70

"RICHON LE SION - PAR POSTE AUTRICH" (St. 714) in Violet tying 2 JNF labels Herzl & Zion to Printed Matter cv from Rishon Le Zion to Wien, marked "Drucksachen" at top, franked 5c 1908 Austrian Levant stp (correct rate) tied by JAFFA OSTERR... 22.II.10 pmk; tape marks on 3 sides, fine & Very Rare, certif Tsachor-Aloni, (photog. Steichele vol II page 440)

Start: $3,000 Sold For: $11,550
Lot #: 71

COLONY COUNCIL RICHON LE ZION pre WW1 stationery cv Hebrew/English locally addressed to Mr. Vigodski - here (in Rishon), courier personal delivery as no postal markings on cv & no local post office for local delivery in Rishon Le Zion; top 2 corners tears, vert. centerfold, fine & scarce

Start: $250 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 72

ROSH PINNA - ppc (Convent on Mount Carmel) sent from the colony to Richon Le Sion to Mr. Veisel, stamp missing, forwarded to Safed by Alter Schwartz acting as a forwarding agent, his oval bilingual cachet on face "A. SCHWARZ  COMISIONER - ROCH PINAH", (A. Schwartz is the grandfather of Igal Allon, Palmach Commander) ppc canceled by SAFFED 7.5.906 pmk (#PM5); fine & Rare

Start: $300 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 73

ROSH PINNA - ppc (Rachel's Tomb) written in the colony 4. 3. 13 to Edmond Levy in Berlin, posted at Jaffa Austrian Post 10.3.13, franked 10 c Austrian Levant stp & JNF stp alongside, message in German; light toning around the stps, fine & scarce    

Start: $400 Sold For: $645
Lot #: 74

SEDJERA - Registered cv stationery of "FERME - MODEL de SEDJERA - pres NAZARETH (Palestine)"  addressed to S. Avigdor the director of the "Alliance Israélite Universelle" school in Djedeida Tunis -  mailed at the Haifa Austrian Post, franked 2 Piaster Austrian Levant stamp, (1 Pia. letter rate + 1 Pia. registration). Cancelled by "CAIFA Oesterreichische Post 12 1 10" (St 507),  "Recommandée" in manuscript & Caifa Osterr Post R label (St. type C) alongside. On back Port Said transit 16.1.10 & Djedeida Tunis 26.1.10 arrival pmks; vert. centerfold & back flap missing, fine & Very Rare stationery of this Model Farm, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $3,000 Sold For: $4,410

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