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

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Lot #: 493

Courier cv from the JNF office Geneva - Hotel stationery franked JNF Black Ussishkin label (K #529) tied to cv by Geneva office biling. cachet French/Hebrew, cv FLOWN to TLV - Sdeh Dov on board Hagana chartered Pan-African plane that landed on 9 MAY 48, cv posted in TLV, JNF label accepted as postage tied by M. Ha'am TLV Violet pmk; roughly opened & right bottom corner torn, fine & Rare, Bale 2013 p. 46 #34 - $3200, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $900 Buy
Lot #: 494

Courier cv from the JNF Office - Geneva franked w/JNF Blue Ussishkin label (K#528) tied to cv by Geneva Office biling. cachet + handstamped 23 MAI 1948 which is the date these cvs were given to the courier (who was the proprietor of the TLV Patra travel agency and unexpectedly stopped in Geneva on his way to Rome to board on the CSA flight of 25 May that arrived in Haifa on 26 May). Cv posted w/D. Ivri 10m stp tied by Israeli pmk TEL-AVIV 28.5.1948, also applied was the "PATRA" handstamp on front & back; roughly opened at top, still fine & Very Rare , certif Tsachor - Aloni, see IFPL p. 120 fig. 6-3 for similar cv

Start: $900 Buy
Lot #: 495

Early Courier cv from Cyprus (according to Muentz certif this cv being part of the Singer Co. corresp.) to TLV forwarded by PELTOURS to Haifa w/Violet cachet "PELTOURS LTD / HAIFA" on front & office dater 19 MAY 1948, posted in TLV franked 22m D. Ivri stps

(4x #1 + #3) the triple domestic rate (10m basic + 2x6m for x2 addit. weight) all tied by TEL AVIV 24 5 1948 Israeli pmks; minor faults, f - vf & Rare, certif Muentz

Start: $400 Sold For: $545
Lot #: 496

Courier cv from Paris - handed over unfranked & prepaid (50m at top left) to PATRA Agency in Paris (cachet on top right) couriered to TLV by "PATRA" travel agency, posted  in TLV w/a 10m D. Ivri stp tied by pmk TEL-AVIV 16.6.1948, "PATRA" 3 lines Black cachet applied on front; small tear at top left & back, f - vf & very scarce, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $400 Sold For: $480
Lot #: 497

Kenya - GILGIL Camp - cv by Israeli Revisionist British detainee to his family in Haifa via the South African Zionist Fed. their cachet "Per Postal Communication Box 18 Johannesburg"on front, brought to Israel by Peltours - oval cachet & handed to "LA'ASSIREINU Emergency Post" in TLV - circular cachet dated 17 JUN 1948 all on front (Emergency Organiz. by the Revisionists), mailed by them on 18.6.1948 - a 10m Doar Ivri stp (w/fault) affixed; usual sealing tape remains at right applied in S. Africa, fine & a Rare comb. of a cv of the 2nd shipment from S. Africa delivered via 3! organizations

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 498

Louis Tourist Agency - Limassol Cyprus cv w/their oval cachet mailed to TLV, couriered & posted in TLV 28.6.48 w/a D. Ivri 10m stp, by Peltours Office w/Peltours cachet on front; vf & scarce, signed Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $500 Buy
Lot #: 499

Peltours London Emergency Mail to Israel - cv ex London on back "RECEIVED 1 JUL 1948" & Peltours London,

29 Duke St. cachet, delivered by them via Pan African planes, TLV Peltours office oval cachet on front, mailed by them in TLV a D. Ivri 10m stp applied, pmkd 22.7.48; roughly opened at back, f - vf & scarce, photog. Shamir - Siegel p. 86

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 500

24 November 1948 - Opening of Lydda Airport, regist air mail cv franked 95m D. Ivri stps to the USA, tied by LYDDA AERODROME 24 11 1948 pmks, regist label TEL AVIV crossed out & LOD added in Hebrew manuscript, CSA (Czech Co.) "Best Wishes..." cachet for the Opening of Lydda on front, cv originated in TLV, 24.11.48 pmk on back forwarded to Lydda where it was registered & stps pmkd, arrival New York 5 & 6 Dec. 48 pmks, censored, vf & Rare, the only recorded regist cv w/Lod R label on the Opening Day, signed Tsachor - Aloni


Start: $700 Buy
Lot #: 501

1948 incoming & outgoing mail - cvs incl.: Haifa & TLV First Flights to France 9 & 10.6.1948; South Africa 25.5.48 "NO SERVICE"; 16.6.48 regist air mail cv to the USA; 15.6.48 "Kedma" cachet on front only of cv from France - photog. Shamir - Siegel p. 139; Box 18 Johannesburg by Peltours mailed in TLV 6.7.1948 (early); f - vf (x6) valuable

Start: $300 Sold For: $480

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