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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Lot #: 307

LATE PALESTINE OUTGOING MAIL: Government Tohuvabohu (Chaos Govnmt) private ovpt on 5 diff. Mandate stps total of 35m correct rate for a surface regist cv to the USA, ex Haifa 18 AP 48 - 2 diff. New York 21 MAY 1948 arrival pmks; top straightened, vf

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Start: $200 Sold For: $200
Lot #: 308

M. Ha'am Mailed Abroad: ROSH PINNA fine M. Ha'am pmk tying 13m Mandate stp (valid during M. Ha'am period) to 7m imptd Mandate pc correct Air Mail pc rate to St. Gallen - Switzerland, commerc civilian mail - this contrary to the regulations as mail destined abroad should have been forwarded to TLV or Haifa for posting; f - vf & unusual (message from a mobilized soldier) signed Tsachor - Aloni  

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Start: $400 Sold For: $400
Lot #: 309

May Outgoing Mail: 16 MY 48 KEFAR TABOR reintroduced d.c. Mandate type pmk tying 45m (9x5m Weizmann) M. Ha'am stps (valid until 22.5.48 for inland mail) to cv endorsed "by air mail" addressed to a nurse in the British Military Hospital Nicosia - Cyprus, backstamped Limasol & Nicosia 11 AU 48 pmks; restored at top right & cleaned, Rare outgoing mail w/M. Ha'am franking, certif Muentz

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Start: $400 Sold For: $900
Lot #: 310

EARLY MAY INCOMING MAIL: 23 AP 48 regist air mail cv Prag - Czech. to Jerusalem brought to Israel by the Czech Airlines flight that landed in TLV - Sde Dov Airpost 5 MY 48, Mandate type transit pmk oval REGISTERED - TEL AVIV 5 MY 48 on back, as Jerusalem under siege cv delayed in TLV and a note attached on front, causing glue & paper remains; ink spot on front, fine & Rare 1st Civilian Czech Flight to Israel, see IFPL p. 50

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Start: $500 Sold For: $1,300
Lot #: 311

5 MAY 1948 commerc Registered air mail cv Romania to Kibbutz Alumot, Post Kinneret, brought to Israel by the Czech Airline flight that landed in TLV 12 MAY 48, final arr pmk Minhelet Ha'am TIBERIAS 13 MAY 48; vf early incoming mail to Israel

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Start: $250 Sold For: $545
Lot #: 312

Cyprus by courier: Cv prepared to be regularly mailed to Jerusalem frank 3 Cyprus stps total 2pi, but these not pmkd as Couriered to Palestine & mailed there w/10m D. Ivri Haifa 1.8.1948, PACO Office in Platers – Cyprus in  return address; sl. shortened at left not affecting, f - vf

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Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 313

Unusual commerc cv TLV to London handed over to the Israeli censor, tape & cachet applied at left, carried by the courier to London  & posted franked 2½ d British stp tied by LONDON 13 AUG 1948 pmk; fine, outgoing courier cvs seldom offered

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Start: $200 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 314

1948 INTERIM (local Posts follow)
THE POST OFFICES: EVEN YEHUDA registered #0624 properly franked 25m M. Ha'am stps (Ba 1e, 5 & 7) tied by 2 pmks in Black repeated twice on back, TLV 5 MY 48 arr Mandate pmk; vf & scarce, appx 20 cvs mailed, signed Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $600 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 315

KEFAR HASSIDIM regist No. 0518 dated 14 May last day of M. Ha'am, frank 25m (Ba #11c & 2x12g) tied by M. Ha'am pmk in Black repeated on back, mailed to Haifa; scattered toning, fine, only 20 regist cvs sent

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Start: $350 Sold For: $655
Lot #: 316

KEFAR SHEMARYAHU regist No. 0753 frank 40m

M. Ha'am stps (Ba #36A & C + 41 A & C) tied by 2

M. Ha'am pmks in Black repeated on back, transit HERTSLIYA M. Ha'am & 12 MY 48 s.c. Mandate pmks on back; vf

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Start: $150 Sold For: $320