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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Lot #: 421

ERETZ ISRAEL 5m Essay Imperforate block of 4 in Red, large margins on 4 sides, the narrow spacing type between the stps, printed on Thin White gummed paper, letter press stp sizes 16½x20¾ mm; original gum u/m, light toning o/w vf & Rare, Ba ED17III - $5000 (25% premium for large margins), certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $2,500 Buy
Lot #: 422

Eretz Israel 5m Essay - perforated bottom right corner in Red on Thin White paper, letter press stp size 16½x20¾mm, signed by designer Otte Wallish on margin; mint part original gum, tiny thin place only on margin, fine, Ba ED17III, $600+++

Start: $250 Sold For: $470
Lot #: 423

5 & 20m Photo Essays of Final Accepted Designs appx 6 times the size of the issued stps, 13x16cms & 12x17cms, made from the original artist's O. Wallish artwork redrawn design for plate 2, 5m figure of value cutout; vf (x2),

ex O. Wallish Estate, certif Muentz for the 5m, signed Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $160 Buy
Lot #: 424

20m Imperforate Vertical pair printed on Newspaper; horiz. fold, 1 of 5 pairs recorded, fine & Very Rare,

Ba #ED34 - $1500, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $500 Buy
Lot #: 425

The Doar Ivri Triangular Plate Number: a) Original hand-drawing of the Final Design appx 2½  times the adopted size on small piece of white glazed paper as found in O. Wallish's estate in 1983 (by Muentz & Tsachor) mounted on card, signed Muentz on back; b) 250, 500 & 1000m (#7/9) Plate No. singles, u/m, 500m place w/gum fault, others - vf; c) 3 - 50m (#1/6) pl. no. singles, all plates over cpl, 3m incl. Roult., 50m x3, incl perf 10x11 majority u/m (x22);

vf (x 26 items)

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Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 426

PROOF strike of the FIRST DAY DOAR IVRI SLOGAN TEL AVIV 16 5 1948 final adopted design as used to cancel the Official FDCs struck on an unaddressed Mandate post office envelope P.T 750; small bottom left margin tear o/w vf

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 427

10m (#3) IMPERFORATE PLATE BLOCK of 9, Transparent paper #09667 in the Rouletted sequence 5002 -9889 but not on Thin Yellow paper as all the Rouletted printing; u/m, tiny spots, vf large multiple Rarity, certif Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $3,000 Sold For: $3,780
Lot #: 428

3 - 1000m (#1/9) IMPERFORATE BLOCKS of 4 in the issued colors on the issued papers; 10 & 50 faint trace of hinge balance u/m, few light finger prints on gum side, 1000m faint horiz gum skip on top, f - vf (x9), Ba Imp 1-9 - $7000++

Start: $2,800 Sold For: $3,360


Lot #: 429

3m perf 10x10 block of 9, top marginal; u/m, vf, a scarce multiple, certif Tsachor

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Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 430

250m Perf 10x10 also at base of Tab prepared for the Minister Sheet; scattered toning on gum side, f - vf & Rare, Ba 7f - $2500 + premium for 10 at base (most of 10x10 stps are offcentered)

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Start: $600 Sold For: $1,500