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 #: 504

1948 (or 1949) Artist's Pencil Sketch of 6 Coins (possibly for 2nd Coins) on the Official FDC of 1948 1st Festivals w/FD Slogan "tying" all stps, by O. Wallish, found in his archive; vf, signed Muentz

Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 505

Unissued - 1949/50's Coins 20pr final design printed stp in Bordeaux same coin design as 5pr of 1949 & 1950 + 35pr of 1952, comb perf 13x14¼  on gummed paper, single u/m stp. This stp emanates from a block of 50 stps discovered in an old time collection; vf, certif. Tsachor – Aloni, Ba p. 74

Start: $400 Buy
Lot #: 506

1949 the Lion Flag Essay - Imperforate block of 4 in Brown, Ungummed paper as issued, Black embossing; vf, signed Tsachor

Start: $400 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 507

ditto, Perforated block of 4 in Purple-Brown; vf, signed Tsachor

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 508

1950 First Air Mail - 2 items by O. Wallish: a) 30pr unadopted design Black on White glazed paper w/large margins; b) 50pr the final adopted stp design Black on White glazed paper in stp size; vf (x2), both signed Tsachor

Start: $150 Sold For: $170
Lot #: 509

1950 3rd Coins (Sc 39) 5pr Vertical Imperforate pair; vf, Ba 42II

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Start: $120 Sold For: $120
Lot #: 510

1950 3rd Coins 5 & 50pr (Sc 39 & 43) Imperforate singles w/TABS, 5pr  right corner; u/m, vf (x2), Ba 42II & 46II

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Start: $280 Sold For: $290
Lot #: 511

1950/52 - 3rd & 4th Coins - 3 Imperforate Horizontal pairs: a) 10pr Green & b) 15pr Red, both in Tete-Beche pairs; c) 20pr Orange Horiz. Gutter pair; u/m, vf (x3),

Ba 43/44bII + 60bII

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Start: $500 Sold For: $555
Lot #: 512

1952 4th Coins Imperforate cpl set of 6: 20pr bottom marginal single, 35pr left marginal pair, 40pr top marginal single, 45pr pair, 60pr pair, 85pr right marginal pair; u/m,

Ba 60/65II, vf (x6) (2 singles + 4 Horiz. pairs)

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Start: $600 Sold For: $655
Lot #: 513

1950's Ussishkin Unadopted design by Shamir Bros. TLV, stamp size - 2 Essays printed on ungummed Yellowish paper, Imperforate: a) In Green; b) In Red; vf (x2) illust. in "The Running Stag" - M. Persoff, p. 93, signed Tsachor

Start: $220 Sold For: $260