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



The section contains irregular items from this period seldom offered on the market. The material was collected with diligence over 40 years with emphasis on Rarity.All offered items are shown in color

Lot #: 398

1957 - 10m (SG #87) Re-Occupation of Gaza Strip ovptd Palestine stp on 2 mailed cvs: a) GAZA T 14.5.57 (First  Day) pmk tying 80m stps (2x10 + 4x15 mils, SG 87, 74 & 4x75) censored to Ontario - Canada, sender is a member of UNEF Police; b) NEW GAZA R. 4 JU 57 pmk tying 40m stps (10 + 30 mils, SG 87 & 78) to Registered cv to Aachen - Germany, surface rate, censored, CAIRO 5.6.57 transit, vert centerfold; fine (x2)

Start: $180 Buy
Lot #: 399

TAXED MAIL: Unfranked cv TULKAREM 28 JU 50 to Gaza arrival 3 JL 50 on back, marked boxed "TO PAY 60 MILS" Taxed 2x30m Egypt. P. Dues ovptd Palestine 

(SG D38 x2) tied by vf pmk GAZA 3 JL 50, censored; folded not thru stps, fine & Rare taxation w/a pair of the High denom.

Start: $500 Sold For: $625
Lot #: 400

2 Taxed incoming cvs, Egypt. P. Dues ovptd Palestine, both air mail cvs marked T: a) 11/1950 ex St. Kitts - Nevis frank 6d (1949 UPU) taxed 8m (4x2m, 4x SG D32) tied by pmks KHAN YUNIS 13 DE 50 for Poste Restante fee; b) 9/1953 ex Antofagasta - Chile frank 6p taxed 36m (6+8+10+12 mils, SG D34/37) all tied by pmks GAZA T 30 SE 53, vert centerfold away from the stps; f - vf (x2)

Start: $240 Sold For: $330
Lot #: 401

2 cvs to Gaza from Egypt both frank 10m King instead of 22m rate each taxed 24m (double the deficiency) diff. comb. of stps ovptd Palestine Dues, censored: a) Ex KANTARA T 12 10 50 Taxed vert strip of 3x8m (SG 3x D35) tied by

14 OC 50 pmks repeated on back; b) Ex Cairo 7 MAI 51, GAZA 10 MAI 51 arrival on back, Taxed the same day vert strip of 3x6m + a single (SG 4x D34) tied by 10 MAI pmks; vf (x2)

Start: $280 Sold For: $280
Lot #: 402

cvs to Egyptian POWs in Israeli Camps both Egypt. & Israeli censor marks, 2 diff. scarce R. Cross cachets: a) Frank 10m (SG 7) tied by vf pmk GAZA T 20  DE 48 DELEGATION POUR LA PALESTINE - GAZA; b) Frank 10m (SG 296) from Egypt DELEGATION TEL-AVIV; f – vf (x2)

Start: $240 Buy
Lot #: 403

April 1948 mail from Port Said to Jaffa - 2 cvs: a) 12 AP cv frank 22m Egypt stps (2 + 20 mils, SG 257 & 322) Israeli censor mark & 2 lines: RETURNED TO SENDER / NO SERVICE, manscpt on back "left" so Undelivered;

b) 19 IV 48 - 4 mils meter franking for printed-matter - flap unsealed as per regulations, Israeli censor mark & RETURNED... as above cachet - crossed out & cv Redirected to POB 690 Tel-Aviv; f - vf (x2)

Start: $300 Sold For: $300


Lot #: 404

THE REINTRODUCED BRITISH POSTMARKS: JENIN 19 DE 48 vf strike of the Reintroduced d.c. British Mandate pmk tying 10m Jord. stp & 5m Oblig. Tax both ovptd Palestine (SG P7 & PT38) cv to POW in Israeli Camp, R. Cross Geneve cachet, Iraq Army censor seal & 3 Israeli censor marks, also reintroduced s.c. British Mandate pmk NABLUS 15 DE 48; vf, very scarce, most appealing

Start: $450 Sold For: $675
Lot #: 405

NABLUS 18 OC 49 the Reintroduced British Mandate s.c. pmk 2 vf strikes tying 95m Jordan & 50m Oblig. Tax stps all ovptd Palestine (3x15 + 50 mils, SG P9 x3 + 11 & PT 42) to commerc regist air mail cv to Cairo, regist label Brit. Mandate type, double rate, Jord. & Egypt. censor marks, Cairo arrival pmk 26 OC 49; vert centerfold due to size, fine & very scarce

Start: $300 Sold For: $300
Lot #: 406

NABLUS 13 FE 50 the Reintroduced British Mandate s.c. pmk 2 vf strikes tying 25m Jordan + 15m Oblig. Tax stps all Palestine ovptd (10 + 15m, SG P7 & P9 & PT40) to Registered cv to Jerusalem arrival pmk 13 FE 48 regist label Jordan type; roughly opened back flap, f - vf

Start: $300 Buy
Lot #: 407

QALQILYA 7 JU 49 - 3 vf strikes of the Reintroduced Brit. Palestine d.c. pmk tying 45m Jord. stps ovptd Palestine

(10 + 15 + 20 mils, SG P7, 9 & 10) Registered air mail cv to Beirut, also Oblig. Tax stps 5 + 20m (SG PT 38 & 41), via NABLUS 8 JU, JERUS 9 JU, AMMAN 10 JU, arrival pmk BEYROUTH 13 VI 49; vf & scarce

Start: $400 Sold For: $625

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