Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #44

Sale Closing Date:
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 8:00pm

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:  

HAIFA 1845 – 1960: THE POSTAL HISTORY

THE DOAR IVRI SPECIALIZED

ISRAEL'S TAXED MAIL 1948 – 1970

1948/1954 ARAB PALESTINE

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 artgroten@optonline.net

Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone

732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail jerseyowl@aol.com,

Fax: 732-229-4805

 

With all good and sincere wishes,

 

YACOV TSACHOR  - Director & Philatelist

ZVI ALONI  - Philatelist

HAIFA 1845-1960 THE POSTAL HISTORY – THE INTERNATIONAL GOLD COLLECTION

HAIFA 1845 – 1960:  THE POSTAL

HISTORY – THE INTERNATIONAL GOLD COLLECTION

FORMED BY DR. YERMIYAHU RIMON

 

We are proud to offer this unique collection built over a period of more than 4 decades.

It contains numerous chapters and we hope that many collectors will find interest, among others, in the following:

The Prephilatelic Period

The Foreign Post Offices: Austrian, French, Russian & the Jewish Colonies mail that passed through Haifa

The Turkish Post including the Travelling P. Offices

The Palestine Period including Air Mail, Zeppelin & Maritime mail

The Haifa – Baghdad Overland mail

The 1948 Transition Period

The Israel Post

All the above incorporate Rare Routes & Frankings, Taxed mail, Unusual Destinations & Origins, in other words, a feast for all

Good hunting

All offered items are shown in color

 

Handbooks & catalogues:

The Ottoman Posts & Telegraph Offices in Palestine & Sinai – N.J. Collins & Steichele, listed St. PM or PM

Steichele – "Ottoman Post", listed w/double numbers

Steichele – "Handbook of Holy Land Philately" Vols. I & II – revised by N.J. Collins & L. Dickstein

"Israel Foreign Postal Links", 1991, Ch. Shamir & Marvin Siegel, listed as IFPL

"Jerusalem & Safed Postal Services in the Transition Period",  2004, Z. Shimoni, Y. Rimon & I. Karpovsky, listed as  JSPS

"Nahariya, Rishon Le Zion, The Negev Settlements…", 2009, Z. Shimoni, I Karpovsky & Z. Aloni, listed as NRNS

Bale Israel Specialized Catalogue 1948 – 2016, D. Stier,

  Chariot Publishing, listed as Bale # or Ba #

Lot #: 1

1845 July 22 stampless folded complete letter from Acre by messenger to the Consular Agent of France in Haifa, on back sender's wafer seal showing "Jerusalem Cross"; refolded, fine, certif Muentz

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Start: $350 Sold For: $460
Lot #: 2

Haifa 29 OCT 1954 folded letter complete w/full text in Greek to Athens forwarded to Beyrouth by the Agent "AVIERINO CAIFFA" then by the Agent "NICOLAS ZIFFO & CO. BEYROUTH" both with oval cachet on back, the latter also dated the letter in manscpt "30 Oct 1854", then to the Lloyd their oval pmk on face "BERUTTI - AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO"  (St. 500.2), marked "10" for Greek Leptas to pay the domestic fee on arrival. ATHENS 29 OCT 1854 arrival pmk (Greek Orthodox calendar - 12 days diff. from the Gregorian of Beyrouth); exceptional quality for this type of mail, Very Rare, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni 

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Start: $4,000 Buy
Lot #: 3

1857  May 15 stampless folded complete letter forwarded by the agent C. Avierino - Caifa, cachet on front, to Jaffa & posted at the French Post in Jaffa, on front strike of the Pearl Ring pmk JAFFA / SYRIE 7 JUIN 57 (St.302) & boxed PD, mailed to Athens - Pyree, on back transit French Post BEYROUT 8 JUIN 57 & arrival ATHENS 10 IOYN 57; light soiling, fine, signed Muentz

[CV]
Start: $750 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 4

1858 - folded letter from Haifa to Beirut dated

31 July 1858 (without contents - dated twice inside) addressed to Mr Goldshmid, marked in manscpt "7/3" - 7 dirhems weight (about 21gr) & 3 piaster to pay the ride distance to Beirut, couriered to Beirut by the Tatars & cancelled by Beirut Negative Seal pmk "An Jhanib Posta Beirut" (coming from the Beirut Post Office - Collins pp3, p.24) in  Green; horiz. fold, fine & Rare

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Start: $1,000 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 5

 Mars 19 - 1861 folded letter sent unfranked from Haifa to Paris by a French  traveler, couriered to Paris by the Vice Consul of Sardinia (note in contents) & posted there in a mail box, Taxed upon arrival by PARIS / 7e 6 MAI 61 / 15c tax pmk (cachet taxe comme Pothion #2513/2529) on front; fine, Rare

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Start: $800 Buy