Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #43

The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our Nov. 2015 Auction again reveals another fine set of results, demonstrating a continuing strong and steady demand for better philately.
This our 43rd Auction is well balanced with many important offerings.
We start with the 2 Collections:
1948 DOAR IVRI – 5th part – Intrn. Large Gold
ISRAEL 1948 – Early Foreign Postal Links
Many specialties merit special attention, few of which are: Foreign Stamps, Turkish Forerunners, Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim, Doar Ivri, 
1st P. Dues, 1948 1st Festivals, Dreyfus Affair, JNF issues, Zionist Congresses, Anti-Semitism and Holocaust mail & Coins and 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 e-mail
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, 
YACOV TSACHOR  - Director & Philatelist
ZVI ALONI  - Philatelist

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PALESTINE: THE E.E.F. (See also # 120, 128/30, 158)

Lot #: 222

Civilian Free Mail: Palestine Zionist Office - cv from Jaffa w/enclosed contents dated 13 Feb 1918 addr to Alexandria. For an unknown reason it was sent to London where 1d stp was affixed on transit & cancelled London 16 MR 18 and then forwarded to Alex. w/2 arr pmks on back 3 & 4 Apr. 18, censor label & cachet type CCA3; 2 filing holes at extreme left not affecting, cv opened for display, tiny paper staple holes in margin, fine & most unusual. Contents, signed by B. Yaffe, endorsed in Heb.: "Received via London 5/4/18" describing deportations by the Turks during WWI (see HLPH #8 p. 396)

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Start: $350 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 223

#3, 1pi  tied to cv by FPO SZ57 (Haifa) 30 OC 18, mailed to the International Red Cross in Geneve by Jakob Velfer - Haifa, transit APO SZ22 (Port Said) 4 NO 18, civilian pmk Port Said same day & Geneve 7 XII 18 arr pmk, cv censored in Palestine & a bilingual note affixed on back: "Letters are more likely to pass the Censor if they are short and clearly written"; cv w/peripheral light faults, fine

[CV ]
Start: $150 Sold For: $150
Lot #: 224

LAD TPO - 15 FE 19 (Firebrace type EFT5) latest known date according to Firebrace & recorded in use for only 11 days! full strike on face of 2d Forces Regist Entire ex SZ7 (Jaffa) to Jerus (OETA - EEF arr pmk); beverage stains on front, fine & Very Rare, bargain at 

[CV ]
Start: $220 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 225

THE BLUES: Transfer (Plate) Proof - Milky Blue right marginal Imperforate block of 4; hinge marks on back, vf, Ba P2 - $1500+, signed Hoexter & Tsachor

Start: $650 Sold For: $1,600
Lot #: 226

#1, 1pi in Plate Block of 4 A18 Transfer B, no gum as issued; vf, signed Tsachor, Ba $800

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Start: $300 Sold For: $420
Lot #: 227

#1, 1pi Plate Block of 4 A18 Transfer D; tiny trace of hinge but issued w/o gum, vf, Ba $800

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Start: $250 Sold For: $340
Lot #: 228

#2, 5m Plate Block of 4 B18A transfer G "Knee Variety" lower right stp; trace of hinge not affecting as issued w/o gum, top right stp light corner fold o/w vf, Ba $1500, certif Dorfman

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Start: $350 Sold For: $360
Lot #: 229

#2, 5m tied to ppc (Jerusalem) by pmk dated 26 FE 18 mailed to Cairo, 2 diff censor cachets; glue remains to right of stp, f - vf, signed Tsachor, certif  Dorfman & RPS, Ba $2000

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Start: $600 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 230

#3, 1pi, Bright Ultramarine Full Sheet of 120 Transfer F control No. C18, w/varieties i.e.: Crown Missing in Wmk, "Allonge" & marginal "POSTAGE" Wmk partly on stps; few hinges on margins, separations - some reinforced & few toned spots, fine

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Start: $300 Sold For: $545
Lot #: 231

TYPOS: #8, 4m scarlet perf 15x14 Overprinted "CANCELLED" in Caps "sans serif", like the font of London II "CANCELLED" Ovpt shown in Bale cat. 2010 edit. p. 93; fine mint, Unlisted stp, BPA certif: "...unused large part - original gum, thin at upper right is Genuine"

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Start: $300 Sold For: $380