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 #: 705

(see also #807)

ESSAYS & PROOFS: Ca. 1890 Zionist / JNF Precursor - Red circular label diam. 35mm, White embossed Star of David & fig. 2 stamped in Violet in center, ZP (Zionist Party) & MZ (in Hebrew: Miflaga Zionit) in 4 corners of the Star; small hinge, f - vf & Very Rare

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Start: $100 Sold For: $250
Lot #: 706

ditto, 2 Red labels as the above label used to seal a cv mailed Rostock 5.4.94 pmk tying 10pf German stp on front, mailed to the German Zionist leader Dr. Heinrich Loewe in Magdeburg, arr pmk same day tying 1 of the labels to the back; f - vf, a Rare Unlisted item

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Start: $250 Sold For: $285
Lot #: 707

1921 Palestine Views - Imperforate 2 Se-Tenant Panes of 6 (block of 12) in Brown ungummed, like Roch 94/99; 2 folds,

f - vf Rare Proof

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 708

1938/40 - Herzl - 8 Imperforate Proofs - 3 are blocks of 8 (2x4): Roch. 496-1, 2 diff. shades of the background bls are in T. Beche arrangement & 1 bl. in Blue Unlisted; 5 Imperf singles: 2x Black, Green-Black, Blue & Violet; u/m, gum wrinkles, f - vf (x29 Imperf labels) ex Art Cohen, blocks in his original packing

Start: $140 Buy
Lot #: 709

1943 Bialik & Herzl issue - 25m Unissued denom (50, 100 & 150m issued) Light Blue Imperforate 2 blocks of 10 (2x5) se-tenant w/intersecting horiz gutter, White unwatermarked paper; orig gum u/m, small thin spot edge of bottom gutter; vf

Start: $100 Buy
Lot #: 710

1943 Diaspora - Final Proofs in Black, Imperforate on White Glazed Paper, 11 singles appx 6x8 or 8x6cm mounted on card. 7 are from 2nd series & 4 from the 3rd; vf (x11)

Start: $180 Sold For: $230
Lot #: 711

ditto, Proofs but in Imperforate Blocks of 4 complete series 3 for Roch #827/836, 11x8.5cm mounted on card in 2 private cardboard folders. Also final Proof of the frame  w/the 12 Tribes on the contour; vf (x11),  Rare

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 712

ditto, Proofs in Imperforate Blocks of 4 - 9 out of 10 of series 4 for Roch #857/866 (missing #866) vertical design 9x11cm incl the final Proof of the frame w/the 12 Tribes on the contour, mounted on card on 2 private cardboard folders; vf (x10), Rare

Start: $260 Buy
Lot #: 713

Proof impression of JNF - SHAI imprint in Black on small (65x60mm) piece of White glazed paper - this impression printed in Red on the D. Ivri FDC, ex O. Wallish Estate; folded both directions not affecting the Proof design; fine, signed & certif Muentz

Start: $150 Sold For: $150
Lot #: 714

ISSUED LABELS: Zion stps 2nd printing 1902 4 sheets of 300 on ungummed paper: Rn I-87961 for Romania, J I-7801 for Italy, T I-85081 w/ovpt DIENSTMARKE (official) for Turkey & H I-27541 for Netherland; all w/few separations & small peripheral faults, H I-2 bottom rows & top right 10 stps missing, vf (x4)

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Start: $350 Sold For: $370

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