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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Lot #: 31

2 items: a) CAIFA - (PM 4) full clear strike in Blue on 20 pa postal stationery card mailed to Germany, message in German dated Caifa 12.9.85, Collins: "7 items recorded"; b) 1/1916 registered Littoral cv from Haifa to Istanbul franked 3x20pa total 1 pi + 20pa: 20 pa Littoral rate + 1pi Registration, stps tied by HAIFFA 8.1.916 (PM 7) pmks, UPU R cachet (RC1) #1198, arrival BEICOS 18.1.1916; a - vf, b - light toning, f-vf (x2) valuable  

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Start: $300 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 32

TOP RARITY -  JAFFA BOX  (PM 2, A&P 2) 3 vf strikes on folded letter from Jaffa to Jerusalem 1873, franked Duloz 1 piaster Yellow (Mi #15A) + 2x 10 para Grey-Purple (Mi #13Ce) total of 60 para Turkish stamps, paying the minimum charge for 100 hours ride, all tied by 3 clear Jaffa Box postmarks in Black. Letter addressed in French & Arabic to Mr. Meller c/o Dr. London Jerusalem, content in French depicting an incident of a wagon accident in the Jaffa market; light toning, f-vf and Extremely Rare Show Piece, one of very few recorded, the only cv w/3 JAFFA BOX pmks, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $25,000 Sold For: $52,500
Lot #: 33

1859 folded letter carried from Jerusalem to Istanbul Inuonu, the letter was sent by Emanuel Mordehai a merchant in Jerusalem to Yanku Pitredi in Istanbul, the letter is written in Judezmo (Ladino) in special Hebrew script (Solitreo), regarding merchandise. The letter was marked by the Tatar courier in manuscript at left "3/20 - 30" - 3 dirhem weight (about 10 gr) charge of 20 pi & 30 para = 830 para, at top right "42" the number on letter in the Tatars' manifest. The distance between Jerusalem and Istanbul was 414 riding hours so the charge is for a registered letter (414 pa regular rate + 100% for registration rounded to 830 pa) but no registration mark is seen on the letter. The letter is cancelled by Beirut Negative Seal pmk "An Jhanib Posta Beirut 257" (coming from the Beirut Post Office 1841 - Collins PP1); f-vf & Rare

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 34

28.2.1906 Registered printed matter front wrapper (of books package 24x18cm) sent from Jerusalem to Alexandria to Professor Kaufmann in the German School. Franked 11pi (5pi + 2x2pi + 1pi +4x10pa) Turkish stamps, 1pi  registration + 10pi for 40x10pa for each 50 gr. printed matter rate, total of 2000gr, tied  by “JERUSALEM” 28.2.906 datestamp (PM13), registration cachet  “JERUSALEM PALESTIN R No 44”  (#RC1) at left,  Imprimé & Einschreiben private Violet cachets at bottom;  vf & Rare  Registered Printed Matter

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 35

QDS 3 (PM33) the Very Rare All Arabic - 2 fine pmks 21.10.1917 tying 2x5pa + 1pi Turkish stps proper 1pi rate & 10pa War Orphans Tax, father to son serving in the Turkish Army, Jerusalem military censor cachet on face & Istanbul 4 Nov arrival on back; vf & Rare, certif Tsachor

Start: $600 Sold For: $600
Lot #: 36

Taxed in Jerusalem  1914- cover sent from South Africa - Transvaal to Jerusalem - Sha'arei Zedek Hospital 24 SEP 14 franked 1d stp insufficient for foreign post, marked  large “T” cachet & "T 30 centimes". Taxed upon arrival in Jerusalem with 60 para Turkish Postage Due stamps (Michel  44) on back (converting of the 30c gold), cancelled by JERUSALEM 2  Octagonal datestamp 10.11.1914 (PM22) & JERUSALEM 9  Octagonal (PM29) alongside; vf & Rare, Exhibition Item, certif Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,500 Sold For: $1,900
Lot #: 37

QUART. ISRAELITE  (PM7) on formular postcard printed in French & Hebrew (designed & sold in Jerusalem by E. Honig) sent from Jerusalem to Saffed, franked 20 para Turkish stamp paying the postcard rate, canceled at the Jerusalem branch post office in the Jewish Quarter by “JERUSALEM - QUART. ISRAELITE 29.3.909” in Black; vf & scarce

Start: $200 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 38

MEDJDIL (PM2) - 22 8  1899 vf pmk on 20pa Turk pc entire of the 1892 issue (Mi #P16c) mailed from Medjdil to the famous German merchant Georg Egger in Jaffa; vf & Very Rare - Steichele states: "8 postcards recorded" Rated R, signed Sorani, certif Nakri, and Tsacor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 39

Rarity: Postal Bond of 100 pi purchased at Medjdil 2.9.1913 pmk (PM3) tying 20 pa Turkish stamp, cashed at Gaza 14.10.1913 pmk (PM5) on back. Postal Bonds were introduced on July 23, 1913 and were payable either to the bearer or to the payee. They were valid for three months and cost 20 pa up to  maximum of 100 pi. The Bonds were cut when being cashed as this example; filing hole o/w vf & Extremely Rare, certif. Turkish Philatelic Federation & Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 40

NABLS POSTA SHUBESI 1287 (PM3 rated RRR!) fine negative seal in BLUE on 20pa imptd Turk pc entire commercially mailed 1884 Nablus to Beirut - arrival pmk on back month not legible; vertical fold, fine TOP RARITY, Collins states 2 cvs Recorded, 1 other item sold in 1989 Sacher Christie's Auction lot 1158 for more than SFR 5000, certif Ziya Agaogullari, & Tsachor-Aloni

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