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 #: 627

POSTCARDS: PC1/8 - cpl set of the 8 pcs mint & w/FD pmks (total 16 pcs) incl. the scarce PC 3 FD pmk TEL-AVIV YAFO1 - 8.8.51; vf (x16), Ba $600+

[PC ]
Start: $120 Buy
Lot #: 628

"PIK.O.LET" – Printer's Sheet w/15 UNCUT Aerogrammes final design & colors; folded on the separation marks between, vf

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 629

28 SE 48 EL MAJDAL vf Egyptian pmk tying 10m Farouk stp ovpt Palestine to cv mailed to an Arab P.O.W in Israel, Egyptian censor cachet & Geneve R. Cross Violet cachet on front, GAZA T 28 SE 48 transit pmk; light scattered spots, fine scarce mail from Egyptian Occupation of Palestine

[CV ]
Start: $180 Sold For: $180
Lot #: 630

1951/58 Touring Stamp Exhibitions - 17 cvs incl.: 1951 2nd Coins Gutter Pairs 2x5pr ovptd Hebrew & English - 2 cvs, 1952 Ramat Gan 2 cvs, 1953 Rishon Le Zion, Hertzliya & Givatayim, 1954 Jerusalem, Pardess Hanna, Bat Yam & more; vf (x17)

[CV ]
Start: $160 Buy
Lot #: 631

1945/63 Stamp Exhibitions - 155 items incl. 51 cvs (x2 1951 Haifa Ovpts mixed Eng./Heb. like Ba 23-1b + 25b TB-GP, etc.), 1945 Exhib. Souv. sheet, 15 cpl sheets of Exhib. labels incl. 1949 Tabul, 33 labels + Israel Postage Dues - 1949 set u/m tabs (J6/11, Ba $220) + 1952 PD3 (J12/18) 29 multiples mostly w/varieties (shown by arrows); mostly vf (x155) valuable

[CV ** O PC ]
Start: $200 Sold For: $430
Lot #: 632

RATES & ROUTES: 22.4.1948 surface cv ex Arnstadt - Germany Russian Zone, to Palestine German Internee in Camp 2 Waldheim - P.O.Box 41 Haifa, the shipment was intercepted by the Egyptians, cv censored, arr pmk ALONIM 3.11.48 Israeli trilingual pmks on back; f - vf & unusual

[CV ]
Start: $180 Sold For: $180
Lot #: 633

Cv addr to South Africa via courier, handed by the courier to The Israel Army Censor (tape on back) carried to Paris where franked French stps & posted regular air mail 13.9.1948 to South Africa; opened for display, fine, courier cvs this method seldom offered

[CV ]
Start: $150 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 634

14.X.48 APO #4 pmk tying 3m 1st Festivals (#10) to small New York Greeting card cv, this contrary to regulations as Army pmk tying stp. Unit #191 cachet alongside, 14.10.48 is the last day of the grace of period as rate was changed to 5m on 1.10.48, mailed by a soldier to Haifa address; scattered light toning, f - vf & very scarce

[CV ]
Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 635

27.8.1950 air mail cv Holon to Chicago franked 80pr air mail rate: 35pr 2nd New Year (Sc #30), 5pr 1st Air Mail (#C1) + 40pr 1950 Independence (#34) all w/Full Tabs;

vf & unusual

[CV ]
Start: $140 Sold For: $140
Lot #: 636

5.12.1950 registered "Sample of No Value" commerc cv TLV to Zurich franked 345pr: 1949 Jerusalem 250pr

(Sc #24), 1950 3rd Maccabiah 80pr (Sc #37) + 15pr 2nd Coins to pay 25pr registration + 8x40pr for each 25gr, Zurich arr pmk 6.12.50; vert centerfold & small tear at top margin, fine & scarce

[CV ]
Start: $200 Buy