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 #: 21

RARITY: Austrian Free Mail in the Haifa District: 30.12.1913 unfranked cv from the department store A. Duck in Haifa to the Carmel Oriental Wineries in Zichron Jacob (the Caves), cancelled CAIFA OESTER....POST 30.12.13 (St. 506) delivered as Free Mail (as in Jaffa & some of the colonies). The only recorded Free Mail in the Haifa District; cv w/light toning & straightened ½ cm at left not affecting, fine & Extremely Rare, certif Tsachor – Aloni

Start: $2,000 Sold For: $3,570
Lot #: 22

Nazareth (St. 511) 18.3.07 vf strike in Violet tying 10 pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to printed-matter ppc (Tiberias) as less than 5 words in the message, mailed to Paris, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 19.3.07 alongside; vf & very early, signed Tsachor

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 23

NAZARETH (St. 512) 25.3.08 vf strike in Violet of the cachet in capitals tying 20pa on 20H Austrian Levant stp to ppc (Nazareth) mailed to London, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 27.3.08 also tying the stp; vf & Rare, a very late date, certif. Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,400 Buy
Lot #: 24

NAZARETH (St. 513) 13.4.08 vf strike in Violet (caps with ornaments) tying 20pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to ppc (Nazareth) mailed to Germany, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 18.4.13 alongside, message in German in Nazareth 10/4/1908; top left corner fold & hinge trace on back o/w vf & Extremely Rare as very few recorded, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $2,500 Sold For: $3,675
Lot #: 25

COUPON REPONSE INTERNATIONAL (reply coupon) for 28H w/vf CAIFA OESTER... POST (St. 508) 1.VI.09, WIEN 11 pmk at right; 2mm closed tear at left margin, vf & Rare, see Steichele p. 253

Start: $750 Buy
Lot #: 26

4/1907 commerc cv Belgium to Haifa franked 10c (Mi #71) Belgium stp, marked "T 0.11", CAIFA (St. 507) 21.IV.07 arrival pmk & taxed on back 60pa Austrian Levant 1902

P. Due stps (3x20pa on 10H, 3x Mi #2) all tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 22.4.07; vf & scarce, signed Tsachor,

ex Schaeffer

Start: $500 Sold For: $500
Lot #: 27

10/1912 ppc (Gruss Aus Munchen) from Munchen to Haifa franked only 3pf (Mi #76) stp Taxed upon arrival ½ pi Austrian Levant 1908 P. Due stp tied by CAIFA OESTER... 14.10.12; vf & scarce, signed Tsachor

Start: $300 Sold For: $320

THE JEWISH COLONIES (see also #41, 42, 58)

Lot #: 28

THE JEWISH COLONIES (see also #41, 42, 58)

Zichron Jacob Colony mail: 19.10.89 "CAIFA" (St. 503) pmk on 20pa Austrian Levant postal card mailed to Stuttgart, message dated 13.10.89 in Colony Zichron Jacob, transit ALEXANDRIE 24 OC 89 & arrival STUTTGART 1.11 pmks on front; f - vf & scarce

Start: $400 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 29

1891 20pa postal imptd card message from Zichron Yacob dated 21.10.91 posted at the Haifa Turkish Post & cancelled by CAIFA (PM 4) pmk mailed to Paris, on front Red LIGNE N / "PAQ. FR No 5" 31.10.91 ship pmk; light soiling on back, fine, pc by  David Judelovitc in French to Librarie Hachette ordering books

Start: $350 Sold For: $700
Lot #: 30

Zicron (St. 718) the small 1 line in Violet cachet at top right margin of a 20pa  Austrian Levant imptd pc mailed to Jaffa pmkd CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 14.11.13, arrival pmk JAFFA OESTER... POST (St. 527) 17.11.13 alongside, message in Hebrew to the editorial of Ha'Chaklai by the Zichron Library cachet on face; 2 filing holes at bottom margin restored o/w vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni

Start: $1,200 Sold For: $1,900