Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #40

Sale Closing Date:
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 8:00pm

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1948 JERUSALEM (incl. local issues, Flown, Couriers, Pmks, etc.)

Lot #: 11

THE ISSUES: 1st & 2nd Local Issues - each 5, 10 & 25m Proof strikes of the overprint each on a small newsprint stp size; vf (x6)

[PROOF ]
Start: $150 Buy
Lot #: 12

1st Local Issue - 5m cpl sheet of 10 Albino Ovpt (without ink) resulting in a colorless imprint of the ovpt; u/m, few spots, paper clip marks on 2 tps, f - vf, Ba #101n - $1500++

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Start: $200 Sold For: $270
Lot #: 13

1st Local Issue & JNF Forerunners - 5 varieties in full sheets of 10: a) 5m sheet Imperf at Right Margin; b) 5m sheet Double Albino Ovpt & part of the Ovpt on gum side!; c) 10m full sheet Ovpt sideways 90°; d) JNF map sheet Imperf Horiz (used for 5m 1st local issue); e) JNF map sheet Misperf (used later for 10m 1st local issue); item e w/o gum, balance u/m, f - vf (x5 sheets), only the items b (Ba 101n) & c (Ba 102h) cat $2150 + 3 other varieties

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Start: $400 Buy
Lot #: 14

2nd Local Issue - set of 3 Imperforate marginal pairs - 5, 10 & 25 mils; light toning & few gum faults, fine (x3 pairs), Ba 104b, 105a & 106a $600++

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Start: $150 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 15

5m - 2nd Local Issue - Full Imperforate Sheet of 20 stps, Plate B #3 printed on the gummed paper; u/m Extremely Fine & rare, Ba #104b x20 = $2000++ premium for full sheet

[PROOF ]
Start: $700 Sold For: $950
Lot #: 16

Jerusalem Locals - small collection of sheets & stps incl.: a) 1st local issue 3 cpl sets of sheets of 10 stps, 2 sets mint & 1 set w/FD 9 MAY 1948 pmks (x9); b) 2nd local issue set of 3 full sheets of 20 stps - 5, 10 & 25m + additional sheet of 10m mint (x4); c) 1st & 2nd issues cpl set in pairs mint & used, also 2 beautiful offsets on 10m, etc.; vf (x29 items)

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Start: $300 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 17

Jerusalem Siege stps - Essay in Black 5, 10 & 50m denom Imperforate sheetlet on white glazed paper 13x20cms, ungummed as printed, design by Ismar David; vf

[ESSAY ]
Start: $280 Sold For: $400
Lot #: 18

1948 Salary Sheet of the Palestine Corp Ltd Jerusalem. Every month revenue or postage stps used as revenues were affixed alongside the amount paid: Jan - Apr - 10m Mandate (#97), May - 10m Otzar Ha'am revenue stp, June - 10m 2nd local issue, July - Oct. - 10m Doar Ivri stps & Nov. - Dec. - 10m Israeli regular revenue stps; 4 filing holes in margin, few folds o/w vf & Rare 5 issues on 1 doc reflecting the story of the Transition period in Jerus

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Start: $400 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 19

Ottoman Bank commerc cv Jerusalem to TLV Mix Franking Mandate 5m (2+3m) & 5m 1st local issue all tied by M. Ha'am pmks, line dater 12 MAY 1948; roughly opened at top, f - vf, v. scarce possible combination 9 - 14 MAY 1948, certif Tsachor - Aloni

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Start: $750 Sold For: $1,000
Lot #: 20

Newspaper Wrapper - frank 5m 1st local issue tied by the Rosette M. Ha'am pmk of the Sorting office - the undistorted stage of the pmk indicates a date of 20 - 30 MAY 48. A 3m denom did not exist in the Jerus locals therefore 5m were used to send printed-matter mail; vf, wrappers from the siege period are Extremely Rare as few newspapers were published in Jerus and even fewer people received them by mail, signed Tsachor

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Start: $500 Sold For: $725