Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #44

Dear friends and collectors,

Welcome to our 44th auction. The attached Prices Realized list of our 9 November 2016 sale demonstrates another set of excellent results. There is a continuing strong demand for better and specialized material.

We are proud to offer the following collections in the coming auction:  





Also included: Foreign Countries, Foreign P. Offices, Palestine stamps,

1948 Interim, Israel FDCs, 1948 1st Festivals, Judaica & The Dreyfus Affair & more.


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


Lot #: 475

Mauritius Camp - 3 cvs: a) 10.9.41 official OHMS cv franked 20c stp tied by BEAU BASSIN pmk mailed to Hirsch Davidowitz in New York, official cachet: "DETAINMENT CAMP / BEAU BASSIN" at right, triang. censor B1;

b) 29.4.42 regist cv franked 32c mailed to Klatzko in London (w/the posting receipt) triang. censor B2; c) 26.12.43 cv ex Haifa mailed to POB 1000 Mauritius franked 15m Palestine stps (5 + 10m) S. African censor;  f - vf (x3)

Start: $140 Sold For: $210
Lot #: 476

"Undzer Weg"(Our Way - Yiddish) - 12 Oct. 1945 Munchen, Issue No. 1 by the Central Jew. Comm. Bayern - Germany, She'erit Ha'pleita Organiz., a weekly, cpl 6 pages 31x44cm, very early post-War publication; folded, marginal faults, fine

Start: $100 Buy
Lot #: 477

Aliya Ship: 2.5.1946 La Spezia Italy air mail family corresp. cv to TLV franked 8x3L Italian stps (front & back, 1 stp missing), face shows large cachet of Repatriation Ship "FEDE - DOV HOS"; roughly opened, fine & seldom offered

Start: $250 Sold For: $370

CYPRUS CAMPS MAIL (see also #540)

Lot #: 478

6.1.1948 early cv ex Camp 62 to Haifa franked 2pi Cyprus stp tied by KARAOLOS / CYPRUS pmk, on front JNF sport label (Kap #801) tied by boxed cachet in Violet: "The JNF Office in Cyprus Exile"; roughly opened at back & light toning, f - vf, signed & certif Muentz

Start: $350 Buy
Lot #: 479

19 AP 48 cv from Cyprus to Budapest - Hungary franked 4pi KGVI Cyprus stps, sent from Famagusta, on back JNF label (Kaplove #198x) tied by 2 framed cachets in Hebrew: "Office of the Jewish National Fund for the Cyprus Deportees", Budapest arrival pmks 7 & 8.5.48; f - vf, certif Muentz

Start: $280 Sold For: $385
Lot #: 480

Cyprus Camp - cv mailed to Tel Aviv - Palest., franked 3pi Cyprus stps tied by Xylotymbou - 23 JY 48 pmk, cv couriered to Israel by the "Committee for Cyprus Detainees - 30 JUL 1948" circ. cachet on back & the same cachet on front tying the stps but next day 1 AUG 1948, mailed by them 10m D. Ivri stp tied by pmk TEL AVIV 1.8.1948; back flap missing, fine

Start: $250 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 481

Cyprus Camp 69 - boxed cachet in Hebrew on face of a cv frank by 2 JNF labels (Kap #1018 & 1022) tied by a diff. oval cachet CAMP 69 POST OFFICE, sent by a member of Ha'oved Ha'zioni ("Zionist Worker" - Political Party), delivered by courier to Israel w/cachet "The Committee of the Cyprus Detainees - 20 AUG 1948" who franked it w/D. Ivri 10m tied by TLV 20.8.1948 pmk (over the boxed Camp's cachet); vf & a Rare comb. of 2 diff. Camp cachets, certif Muentz, signed Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $750 Sold For: $750
Lot #: 482

Camp 69 - boxed cachet in Hebrew on face of a family corresp. cv mailed to Haifa - Palest., franked 2pi Cyprus stp tied by NICOSIA - 26 AP 48 pmk, "SERVICE SUSPENDED" Red cachet on face, cv transferred to Nicosia R.L.O - 8 MY 48 pmk & finally couriered to Israel by the "Committee for Cyprus Detainees –

23 AUG 1948" circ. cachet on face, mailed w/D. Ivri 10m stamp tied by TLV 24.8.1948 pmk; vert centerfold, scattered spots, fine & scarce, certif Muentz

Start: $600 Sold For: $600