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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AIR MAIL (Palestine related incl. Zeppelin)

Lot #: 11

1929 Imperial Airways First Air Mail Service from India – London, Gaza - London Leg cv prepared especially for the first airmail Gaza to London leg, to Liverpool franked 28 mils Palestine stps (SG #96 +99) canceled Gaza 4 AP 29, Imperial Airways India to London service began on April 7, 1929, and from Gaza on April 11, 1929, arrival postmark Liverpool 15 AP 29; vf

Start: $180 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 12

1931 Imperial Airways’ First Flight London to Tiberias (via Haifa) & First Flight Tiberias – London  2 cvs: a) airmail cover carried from London to Tiberias, franked 3½d British stps (KGV ½ + 3d) canceled BROMSGROVE 16 OC 31 pmks, w/special cachet "By First Flight  London to Tiberias" transit HAIFA 20 OC 37 & arrival pmk 21 OC 31; b) airmail cover carried from Tiberias to London by flying boat " Scipio" franked 20 mils Palestine stps (SG #91,92,94 & 95) canceled TIBERIAS 22 OC 31 pmks, readdressed to Liverpool. Endorsed by hand First Flight Tiberias - London; vf (x2)

Start: $220 Sold For: $350
Lot #: 13

1938  "All-Up" air mail - cv from Tiberias to I.T.C.A. (Indian Trans-Continental Airways) Karachi, endorsed at top "Opening of the First Unsurcharged Air Mail Service between Tiberias & Karachi", franked only 10 mils Palestine stp (SG #97) – in keeping with Stage 2 of the British Empire's "All-Up" air mail scheme, canceled in Tiberias 23 FEB 38, arrival pmk of Karachi (on back) 28 FEB 38; vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $380
Lot #: 14

1947/8 airmail cv from Beit Hashitah (return address) to Zurich - Switzerland correctly franked 40m (4x10m SG #97), escaped cancelling in Palestine, canceled upon arrival by mute dumb single ring Swiss killer cancellation according to UPU regulations; f-vf & very unusual, signed Muentz

Start: $250 Sold For: $280
Lot #: 15

5 SE 1949 Registered Air Mail doc (folded "Al Chark" insurance policy) Cairo to Jerusalem, frank 60m (2x30m, SG #340) censored, arrival AMMAN 20 SE 49 + JERUSALEM 21 SE 49, the cv was addressed to a Jew Mr. Nissim Levy who moved to Israel when the 1948 War began, boxed "Pas De Communication" & returned to sender by MISR via DAMAS 24.9.49, Cairo rearrival 29 SE 49; scattered spots, f-vf & scarce  

Start: $300 Sold For: $340


Lot #: 16

AUSTRIAN POST: Austrian & German Free Mail in the Jaffa District: ppc (Ain Karem) originated in Rishon Le Zion, written in Hebrew by Michal Lubman  to Her brother Zrubavel Lubman - "Hebrew Gymnasium Jaffa",  posted free of charge in Jaffa 31.12. 08, canceled JAFFA OSTERR. POST (St. 527) & JAFFA DEUTSCHE POST (St. 221) the same day. Forwarded to Jaffa by one of these Post Offices & transferred to the 2nd Post Office for final delivery; f-vf & Very Rare procedure 

Start: $500 Sold For: $800
Lot #: 17

9/1909 cv New York to Jerusalem frank only 3c (strip of 3x1c) instead of 5c marked "via London" & T in Hexagon, upon arrival marked "1pi" & taxed 2x½ pi Austrian Levant P. Dues tied by pmk JERUSALEM OSTERR. POST (index b) - 6 X 09 repeated on back; roughly opened at right & some back faults, fine & spectacular

Start: $250 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 18

FRENCH POST: 1861 - Folded letter with contents written in Jerusalem on 21 November 1861 to London, addressed to Solomon Almosnino the secretary of the Sephardic Community in London. The letter is a request for donation & support and is written in old Sephardic script ("Hatzi Kolmus" - half quill). Very Fine clear strike of  the "Jerusalem Cross" in Blue (Steichele 325), forwarded to the French Post Office in Jaffa, light pearl ring postmark JAFFA/SYRIE 22 NOV 61 (St. 302) all on front. On back transit postmark of ALEXANDRIE /EGYPTE - NOV 61, MARSEILLE A  LYON  4 DEC 61, LYON A PARIS 5 DEC 61 and  arrival LONDON  DE 7  61 postmarks. Charged    9 (pence) in manuscript, the French Levant rate to England as of 1.1.1857. Carried by the "Tamise" that left Alexandria on  26 November 1861 arrived in Marseille on 4 December 1861; scattered spots, fine, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 19

GERMAN POST: 1-3-00  JERUSALEM DEUTSCHE POST fine First Day pmk of the German Post in Jerusalem  on 5pf  "1900" pc (Mi #P43) mailed from Jerusalem to Hamburg - Germany, message in German; vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 20

Rarity: 22/9/1912 Registered COD (Cash On Delivery) cv Jerusalem to Leipzig franked 110 para (1905 issue 10pa + 21/2pi, Mi #24 & 30) rate: 40pa letter rate + 40pa registration + 30pa for addit. weight all tied by JERUSALEM DEUTSCHE... (St. 234) 22.9.12 pmks, R label #724 (St. type J), Pink Triangular label "Nachnahme - Remboursement" & on top endorsed "Nachnahme: Mk 1.20". On back arrival pmk LEIPZIG 30.9.12; cv roughly opened at right, stps taken off for inspection & reattached, fine & Extremely Rare - the only COD German Post in the Holy Land offered by us, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $2,800