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Dear friends and collectors,

The list of Prices Realized of our Nov. 2021 auction again reveals another excellent set of results, demonstrating a continuing strong and steady demand for better philately.
This auction – our 51st – contains many important offerings some of them are:
Jewish Colonies mail, Foreign and Turkish Posts , Palestine stamps, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, Jewish Autographs and culminating with a section of Very Rare Palestine and Israel Banknotes.

Over the past 33 years we have offered many of the leading collections of Holy  Land and Israel.
We are planning our next auction, #52, to be our last one. 

With all good and sincere wishes, 


20:00 PM (Israel Time)


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Showing 11 - 20 items of 416

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Lot #: 11

Austrian Free Mail in Jaffa City: small visit card envelope, posted free of charge addressed to Mr Gordon, the Editorial of “Ha'Poel Ha’Tzair” - HERE, cancelled on back JAFFA Osterr. Post (St. 526) 17. I .11; fine & scarce   

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 12

Austrian Free Mail in the Jaffa District: pc originated in Petah Tikwah, written in Hebrew to Rupin’s office in Jaffa – Tel Abib, re: a Jewish worker from the last winter, posted free of charge in Jaffa 18 III 12, cancelled JAFFA Osterr. Post (St. 526), arrival office dater cachet 19/III; 2 filing holes at left, fine & scarce   

Start: $400 Sold For: $1,300
Lot #: 13

AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO JAFFA - 6-3-1899 full oval cachet on official freight certificate; folded once, f-vf

Start: $250 Buy
Lot #: 14

6/1914 official form in Hebrew of the JAFFA Austrian Post detailing  the optional services and listing, day by day 1.6 - 15.6, the ships visiting the port, their origins & destinations, etc.; folded, fine, a full translation to German attached 

Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 15

Rarity: Austrian Lloyd Agency in Jerusalem, Palestine 1857, Entire letter from Jerusalem to Siros Greece, struck on dispatch in Jerusalem with oval framed sunburst "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / GERUSALE / ME" in Grey Green ink, (St. 541) a very fine strike for this rare handstamp, with manuscript '15' (sld). Message in Greek, on back arrival Syros 1857; small tears not affecting o/w vf & Extremely Rare, certif. Muentz & Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $4,000 Buy
Lot #: 16

1868 Mixed Franking: Folded letter from Jerusalem mailed to Corfu, posted at the Jerusalem Aust. Post frank 30sld (8 sld Jerusalem-Jaffa, 2 sld Jaffa intercity & 20 sld Jaffa maritime) 1864 issue (Mi V23x2) 15 sld pair, tied by pmk GERUSALEMME (St. 542) 5/3 (1868) in Black, via LLOYD AGENTIE SMIRNE 13/3 &  arrival pmk KERKYRA, 20 Lepta large Hermes Head (cut into 2 margins) stp applied on arrival for the domestic post to destination this tied by Kerkyra 6 Mart 68 pmk (eastern calendar); typical central vert. archive fold away from stps & pmks, f-vf & Very Rare,sign A. Diena, certif. Muentz & certif. Tsachor – Aloni    

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $2,600
Lot #: 17

9/1889 Home-made WRAPPER Jerusalem to Leipzig, w/10pa Austrian Levant stp (Mi 14) correct Printed Matter rate tied by JERUSALEM - GERUSALEMME (St. 543) 9/89 full pmk; vf & scarce

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 18

Unusual: ca 1900 small Greeting Card imptd. stationery of JERUSALEM Hotel / KAMINITZ & SONS showing a David Shield w/ZION (in Hebrew) in the center flanked by 2 tree branches, frank Austrian 5H (Mi #72 - 1891) tied by JERUSALEM OSTERR. POST (St. 545) mailed as printed matter to Frankfurt w/flap unsealed; 2 vert. folds away from the stp, fine 

Start: $200 Sold For: $200


Lot #: 19

Degania - 12/1911 pc sent from Jaffa by Dr. A. Ruppin handwritten & signed posted at the Turkish Post in Jaffa 8.12.911 to "Kinereth - pres Tiberiade – for the workers of Degania”, message in Hebrew to Bussel & Bloch 2 of Degania's founders, at bottom left a notation “I am in the office but my heart is in Degania”, Tiberiade Turkish arr. pmk on back 13.12.911; vertical centerfold, 4 filing holes, fine & Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni   

Start: $700 Sold For: $2,400
Lot #: 20

Rarity: Ekron - ppc (Samson in jail) from GLASGOW SP 24 10 franked 1d KEVII (SG #219) & patriotic franking of “Palestina Arbeiter Fund” label, mailed to  Adon Milinowski bei Ekron – in Ramle - for Witebski – Palestina”, message in Yiddish, on front JAFFA Austrian Post 4 X 10 pmk; light toning, corner creases, fine & Extremely Rare, certif. Tsachor-Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $2,400