Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #42

Welcome to our 42nd Auction. The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our 41st Auction, held on November 26 2014, shows that it was a most successful sale with most areas selling well. There is a strong demand for good quality items.

We start this Auction with the 2 International Large Gold Collections:

ISRAEL 1948 – 1959 POSTAL HISTORY – 2nd part

1948 DOAR IVRI – 4th part


Of the many specialties offered, the following merit special attention:Turkish Forerunners, Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim & Besieged Cities, Israel Postage Dues, Israel First Day Covers, JNF issues, Anti-Semitism & Holocaust mail culminating with Coins & Banknotes. All the specialties are listed in the detailed Table of Contents.


Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets. For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone 845-471-4179 or


Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone 732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail,  Fax: 732-229-4805
With all good and sincere wishes,

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1948 JERUSALEM (incl. local issues, Flown, Couriers, Pmks, etc.)

Lot #: 333

Late British Post: 19 AP 1948 Late Outgoing mail from Jerusalem to Holland (Apeldoorn family corresp.) cv franked 35m (SG #93 + 3x #97) tied by 2 vf dc JERUSALEM Mandate pmks 19 AP 1948; light peripheral creases, vf late outgoing mail from Jerusalem, 1 day before the beginning of the Siege, certif Tsachor, signed Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 334

24 AP 48 JERUSALEM vf single pmk on a telegram official form, wedding greetings, Latest Recorded Date for a telegram already 4 days Jerus in Siege, vf

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Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 335

3 Taxi cvs: a) Aviv Co. TLV to Jerus, contents dated 17.4.48,  K. Ha'yishuv 5m label tied by Taxi cachet; b) Taxi Atid label dated 20.4.48, 1st day of the Siege, fee of 100m for delivery Jerus - Haifa via the TLV Taxi station; c) Taxi Atid label dated 3.5.(48) message enclosed dated 2.5.48, fee 100m for delivery Jerus - Haifa; fine (x3) item c is Rare - during complete Siege

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Start: $200 Sold For: $270
Lot #: 336

THE ISSUES: 1st issue - 5, 10 & 25m marginal horiz. strips of 5 stps Overprint Sideways & Downwards, showing stps w/double Doar se-tenant to stps w/o Ovpt se-tenant to stps w/double denom., 10m also Imperf at bottom; u/m, few light gum faults, generally vf (x15), Rare & Striking

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Start: $200 Sold For: $235
Lot #: 337

10m 1st Local issue full sheet of 10 Printed on White paper not on the Bluish; hinged on 2 stps at top corners, 8 stps u/m, vf & Rare, Ba 102l - $1000++  as 10 singles & much undercat.

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Start: $500 Sold For: $725
Lot #: 338

The Rarest Ovpt Variety of the Jerus Locals: 1st issue 25m Ovpt on Blue (of the 10m stp); light trace of hinge on top, vf, Ba #103i - $400

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Start: $200 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 339

25m 1st Issue full sheet of 10 stps Albino Overprint; u/m, vf, Ba #103e - $1500++ (as singles)

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Start: $320 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 340

25m 1st Issue full sheet of 10 stps Overprint Shifted 90°; 8 stps u/m, light gum wrinkles, fine, Striking, Ba #103g - $800++ (as singles)

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Start: $250 Sold For: $270
Lot #: 341

25m 2nd Local Ovpt Full Setting of the 20 Trial Ovpt strikes w/Plate No. B #0365 on gummed paper; u/m, light gum wrinkles, paper clip mark at top right & traces of gum adherence at top left, f - vf & Extremely Rare, sign Tsachor in pencil top left front

Start: $600 Buy
Lot #: 342

1st Local Issue & JNF Forerunners - 5 varieties in full sheets of 10: a) 5m sheet Imperf at Right Margin; b) 5m sheet Double Albino Ovpt & part of the Ovpt on gum side!; c) 10m full sheet Ovpt sideways 90°; d) JNF map sheet Imperf Horiz (used for 5m 1st local issue); e) JNF map sheet Misperf (used later for 10m 1st local issue); item e w/o gum, balance u/m, f - vf (x5 sheets), only the items b (Ba 101n) & c (Ba 102h) cat $2150 + 3 other varieties

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Start: $300 Buy