Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #40

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

text for the sale

Showing 31 - 40 items of 907

Filter by category:

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

Lot #: 31

INCOMING FLOWN MAIL TO BESIEGED JERUSALEM - commerc cv from TLV addr to Ma'ale Ha'chamisha franked 3m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #1) for domestic printed-matter rate tied to cv by Black M. Ha'am pmk of TLV (in use 5 - 14 May 48), Flown by Military plane, clear strike of the ROSETTE M. Ha'am pmk of the Sorting office in Jerusalem as Transit on front, the Rosette pmk is in its early stage of use, May 20 - 23; vf & Very Rare as 1 of 7 cvs recorded, see similar cv JSPS p. 156/9, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni (Ma'ale Ha'chamisha is a kibbutz near Jerus)

[CV ]
Start: $2,200 Buy
Lot #: 32

Mail Destined Abroad - cv franked 20m, Mandate stps (2x #93) addr to a Baghdad Jew from his brother in Jerusalem (correct surface rate) stps tied by the Jerus M. Ha'am Rosette pmks - combination possible for only a few days as 13 May was FD of the Rosette pmk & 14 May Last Day for the Mandate stps - cv dropped to a post box in Jerusalem and processed by the Sorting Office; roughly opened, few tears & toning o/w fine & Unusual

[CV ]
Start: $240 Sold For: $380
Lot #: 33

Palestine 25m air letter from Jerusalem to England, message dated 18.5.48 w/additional 10m 2nd local issue stp tied by Rosette pmk, the imprinted 25m stp left uncancelled. Message includes a fascinating account of conditions in the besieged city; vf genuine item but no proof that it reached the addressee, certif Muentz

[CV ]
Start: $250 Sold For: $470
Lot #: 34

1st Convoy to the USA - 25m Mandate Air Letter message dated 25.4.48 in Jerusalem addr to New York, missed the last British Postal Service on the 26.4.48 and dispatched to TLV via the 1st Convoy pmkd there 18.6.1948 Israeli trilingual pmk; vf example of delayed mail in Jerusalem, illust. in JSPS p. 196. The TLV post tolerated the already demonetized Mandate Air letter, Rare, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $1,400 Sold For: $1,900
Lot #: 35

The 2 Convoys to Haifa: a) 1st Convoy cv frank 25m 1st issue (Ba #103) ex Jerus 18 (Rehavia branch) arr pmk HAIFA 18.6.1948; b) 2nd Convoy bank cv ex JERUS6 (Mahne Yehuda branch) frank 3x10m 2nd issue (3x Ba #105) probably for double rate - convenience 1m underfrank as no possibility for 31m required rate, arr pmk HAIFA 24 6 1948. Jerus M. Ha'am pmk is in the Deformed state; b - scattered light toning, fine, a - vf

[CV ]
Start: $140 Sold For: $220
Lot #: 36

ditto, 2 cvs: a) 1st Convoy cv to Haifa ex Jerus 4 - Anglo Palest. Bank branch No. 0003! (Lowest recorded No.) frank 25m 1st issue single (Ba #103) tied by M. Ha'am pmk, arr pmk HAIFA 18.6.1948; b) 2nd Convoy bank cv to TLV ex Jerus 18 (Rehavia branch) frank 5 + 2x10m 2nd issue (Ba #104 + 2x 105) tied by M. Ha'am pmk dater 3 MAY 1948 (missing 1st digit in date) arr pmk TEL-AVIV 21 6 1948; light vert centerfolds, f - vf

[CV ]
Start: $140 Sold For: $370
Lot #: 37

THE JERUSALEM POSTMARKS: 21 JUN 1948 - FD of the Provisional "Liberation" rubber pmk vf strike tying 10m D. Ivri (2nd Day stps in Jerus) to commerc cv to Haifa, family corresp.; vert centerfold away from stp, f - vf

[CV ]
Start: $180 Sold For: $260
Lot #: 38

14 JUNE 1948 - Egg pmk vf strike - Wrong Date tying 40m Doar Ivri stps (2x20m) to air mail cv to Czechoslovakia; few spots o/w vf & scarce Provisional pmk on mail destined abroad, signed Tsachor, date should be probably 24 - as FD of Egg is 22 JUNE so 14 is impossible

[CV ]
Start: $400 Sold For: $725
Lot #: 39

30 JUNE 1948 - Egg pmk w/the Rare "Half Beam" variety, cv franked 10m D. Ivri stp addr to Haifa. "Full Beam" variety is not recorded on this date as is on 28 JUNE; roughly opened back flap, fine & very seldom offered

[CV ]
Start: $500 Sold For: $1,300
Lot #: 40

Mahane Yehuda - Defective M. Ha'am pmk tying 25m Doar Ivri stps (5+2x10m) to registered commerc cv #8365 addr to TLV, dated 1 JUL 1948 pmk repeated on back, arr TLV trilingual pmk 5.7.1948; vf, signed Tsachor

[CV ]
Start: $220 Buy