Thursday, 07 July 2022 20:00

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Auction #11B Closes on Thursday, 7 July at 22:00 Israel-time (15:00 EST / 19:00 GMT)

 
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Postal History of Israel

038A11_1238
1948 last day interim/Mandate cover with strip 4x stamps missing perforations
Interim error stamps on last day interim/Mandate mail: 14 May 1948 postmarked local TEL AVIV registered cover, franked 40 mils at period rate (10m letter + 25m reg., with 5m overcharge or 1m underpaid for 6m additional weight) using horizontal strip of 4x 10m Technion (Ba #14) stamps imperforated between/missing vertical perforations (Bale unlisted) & tied by 2x strikes of local interim postmark o...
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244A11_1239
15 MAY 1948 true 1st Day Israel mail cover + MT Carmel INTERIM proving postmark
DISCOVERY - true 1st Day ISRAEL 15 MAY 1948 cover with *INTERIM* proving postmarks: local HAIFA registered cover sent from the AHUZAT SAMUEL town agency to addressee at MOUNT CARMEL, franked 25 mils per period registered letter rate using interim 5m Negev & 2x 10m brown Diaspora I (Ba #34/44-45) stamps & tied by 2x strikes of "reintroduced" Mandate AHUZAT SAMUEL HAIFA postmark (GD-117) dated 15 Ma...
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257A11_1240
Rare 1948 1st day Israel Doar Ivri cover TO besieged JERUSALEM ex RISHON LE ZION
1948 Besieged Jerusalem incoming convoy mail from outside Tel Aviv, with Doar Ivri franking: 16 MAY 1948 (official 1st day of the Israel postal service) postmarked commercial cover on local branch Anglo-Palestine bank stationary sent from RISHON LE ZION to the bank's branch in JERUSALEM, franked 10m using perforated Doar Ivri single tied by reintroduced Mandate double ring cancel: at this time no ...
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055A11_1241
1948 1st Day Israeli registered cover, mis-cut stamp + 3x Palestine postmarks
3x different reintroduced Mandate postmarks on Israeli State 'first day' mail: 16 MAY 1948 postmarked registered cover from NES TSIYONA to RISHON LE ZION franked 25m at the period rate (10m letter + 15m registered) using misperforated 10m + 15m Doar Ivri (Ba #3/4) franks tied by 2 full strikes of reintroduced Mandate Proud D3/Dorf-4 double-ring postmark on front + backstamped 2x with same day Mand...
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153A11_1242
Israeli 1948 cover 9 day demonetized interim stamp, untaxed & accepted late use
Late use of interim franking - untaxed: 30 MAY 1948 postmarked commercial cover on HaMeshek HaChaklai business stationary, from TEL AVIV to RAMOT HASHAVIM, franked 10m per period domestic letter rate but using a now invalid demonetized Weizmann interim frank (Ba #12) 9 days after its last valid date for use (21 May) - and accepted by the post office (possibly TLV-2, unclear on postmark), which can...
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241A11_1243
1948 Israel army flown CIVILIAN cover besieged Jerusalem APO5 postmark discovery
APO #5 DISCOVERY on 1948 Jerusalem siege incoming CIVILIAN mail flown by the military: 11 June 1948 postmarked cover sent from a civilian in TEL AVIV to soldier Avraham Ziskind of the "Kvutzat Portzim" unit at KIRYAT ANAVIM "near Jerusalem", franked 10 mils per domestic letter postage rate using a tabbed rouletted right marginal single stamp (Ba #3c) & tied by full strike of TEL AVIV head post off...
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Thursday, 07 July 2022 22:00
040A11_1244
1948 early Israeli airmail from NETANYA to BUDAPEST, Palestine Mandate postmarks
1948 early foreign postal links with Mandate postmarks: 14 June 1948 postmarked airmail cover sent from NATHANYA to BUDAPEST franked 40 mils period airmail rate to Hungary using a block of 4x 10m Doar Ivri stamps and tied by reintroduced Mandate NATHANYA postmark (Proud D2/Dorf-2); backstamped 18 June 1948 transit-arrival & next day delivery. The cover was flown by Czechoslovak Airlines flight on ...
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Thursday, 07 July 2022 22:00
148A11_1245
3 color tabbed rouletted Doar Ivri printed matter registered cover + Mandate postmark
Doar Ivri rouletted stamps on mail: 15 June 1948 postmarked full rouletted tabbed 3 color registered printed matter cover sent from YOKNEAM (return addressed 'poste restante') to HAIFA, franked 18 mils at the DO-1 period rate (3m printed matter + 15m registry fee) using 3m, 5m, & 10m (Ba1c-3c) tied by 2x full strikes of reintroduced local Mandate postmark (D2/Dorf-2 without index letter) + 2x on b...
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139A11_1246
1948 French Consular post cover to France, type 3 ovpt stamp & 2x strikes postmark
1948 French Consular post in Jerusalem: 29 June 1948 postmarked cover on imprinted consular stationary, sent from JERUSALEM to LE FAU France, franked 20m using type 3 Marianne 20m on 6Fr overprinted stamp (Ba #128) tied by 2x full strikes of the consulate's special postmark; opened roughly at top but complete; vertical fold....
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Thursday, 07 July 2022 22:00
039A11_1247
1948 HAIFA-TEL AVIV cover by Aleh Taxi charged 80m + 5m Kofer Hayishuv stamp
1948 War of Independence era taxi mail: 29 June 1948 dispatched "Aleh Taxi" commercial cover sent from HAIFA to TEL AVIV, charged 80 mils (eg. 2x the period express mail rate - a similar function to the taxi mail), with company's dispatch label on front and 5m green [small design] Kofer HaYishuv supplementary fee label (Ba #139). Slit open at top, very fine....
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Thursday, 07 July 2022 22:00
156A11_1248
Aug 1948 domestic Israeli cover NAZARETH censored by Israeli military government
Interim Israeli military government - domestic censored mail: 6 Aug 1948 postmarked commercial cover from NAZARETH to bank in TIBERIAS, franked 10m per period domestic letter rate & tied by single strike of local postmark (Nach #409/2, with smaller legends) on its 2nd day of use; opened & sealed by the censor using blank brown tape tied on both sides by bilingual Hebrew-English "Passed by the Cens...
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164A11_1249
Aug 1948 very early Israeli postal censorship on incoming mail cover from USA
Very early (incoming mail) postal censorship: 20 Aug 1948 postmarked airmail cover sent from NEW YORK to HAIFA "Palestine", franked 25c per period overseas letter rate; [torn] opened at back & sealed with Haifa censor's cream & blue Israeli "Army Censor" label 1005 and tied by "Chet-25" (Haifa) censor cachet (unusual design - fonts/spacing, different from the period types usually seen) + backstamp...
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257A11_1250
Unique 1948 PALMACH army mail with special Official Mail endorsement & postal markings
UNIQUE 1948 PALMACH army mail: stampless & undated cover tied by the Palmach emblem on reverse with manuscript signature-endorsement "Jerusalem", addressed on front to Eli Ron at the "Communications Department" at army post office "KABA" 222 (5th Battalion of the Harel brigade) + uniquely endorsed as "Official Mail" rather than "On Active Service" or "Army Mail"; front-stamped 2(?) Oct 1948 transi...
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042A11_1251
Oct 1948 underfranked Israeli cover to soldier, untaxed & heavily rerouted
Heavily rerouted & well documented + untaxed 1948 army cover: 15 Oct 1948 postmarked civilian cover with family correspondence to brother included (dated the day before), from TEL AVIV to post office box of 'Beit Bossel' recuperation home in SAFED/TZFAT; underfranked at 10m, now 1 day beyond the 2-week grace period for the new DO-2 postage period letter rate of 15pr - but not taxed as addressed to...
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041A11_1252
1949 US Diplomatic Pouch mail from Israel with Doar Ivri stamp & US cancel
1949 Diplomatic Pouch mail using Doar Ivri: undated 1949 era surface-mailed US Foreign Service airmail stationary cover from TEL AVIV to NEW YORK CITY, franked 20Pr using Doar Ivri single (with mismatching horizontal perforations); dispatched uncancelled and transported in diplomatic pouch; upon arrival, tied by FEB 15 1949 WASHINGTON (DC) transit postmark + numbered obliterator & 2-lined cachet i...
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161A11_1253
Unique 1949 Jerusalem HPO postmark & red ink printed matter postage paid marking
UNIQUE POSTMARK: RED JERUSALEM Head Post Office postmark dated 11 NOV 1949 tied to locally addressed stampless and unsealed cover. This is not the red "Paye" postage paid postmark but rather the late-issued unnumbered trilingual type (Nacht #289/1) which entered used on 4 May 1949, here uniquely used with red ink as a "postage paid" marking to indicate pre-payment of printed matter postage, and th...
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057A11_1254
Israeli Jerusalem Paye machine cancel error date mismatch, misplaced obliterator
JERUSALEM PAYE machine cancel SPECTACULAR error: purple strike with totally mismatching Hebrew & Latin dates - 28 Elul 5720 (20 Sept 1960) vs 20 Jan 1960 + misplaced obliterator (on left instead of right), tied to locally addressed stampless greeting card sized cover (to teachers' college); ungummed/unsealed - presumably printed matter. Undocumented error....
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047A11_1255
1950 Israeli surface mail cover to US with full tabbed 20Pr Independence stamp
Rare returned surface mail: 10 May 1950 postmarked surface mailed registered printed matter cover sent from TEL AVIV to SAN FRANCISCO, franked 35pr at the SU-2 postage period rate (10pr printed-matter + 25pr registration) using mix full tabbed 20pr 1950 Indpendence (Ba #29) + 15pr 1949 2nd Coinage (Ba #24) stamps tied by 2x strikes of Maritime Day event illustrated slogan cancel (Nacht #24) on fro...
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039A11_1256
1950 Israel-Turkey airmail cover, 1st Airmails stamp franking & backstamps
Air mail to Turkey: 3 July 1950 postmarked airmail cover sent from AFFULA to Canadian Embassy in ANKARA & franked 40pr at the FA-2a period rate to Europe using single 40pr 1st Airmails stamp (Ba #34), tied by single strike of local postmark; machine backstamped 6 July transit-arrival & next day CANKAYA delivery; slit open at top. Rare postal link in this period....
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051A11_1257
1950 Israel-Venezuela registered airmail + USA routing via TWA & backstamps
Air mail to Venezuela with USA routing: [Tuesday] 15 Aug 1950 postmarked registered airmail cover sent from TEL AVIV (return addressed GEDERA) to CARACAS & franked 135pr at the FA-2a postage period rate (110pr letter + 25pr registration) using 2x 50pr & 30pr 1950 1st Airmail (Ba #33/35) + 5pr 1949 2nd Coinage (Ba #22) stamps tied by 2x strikes of the TEL AVIV-7 (possibly the Registered Section of ...
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148A11_1258
1950 Israeli extra weight air mail cover to Canada + full tabbed 250pr stamp
1950 1st airmail tabbed 250pr on overseas quadruple 4x weight mail: 22 Sept 1950 postmarked registered commercial airmail cover on Lydda Aerodrome illustrated 'first day' cover for the 1950 Airmails series, from PETAH TIQVA to MONTREAL franked 350pr at the FA-2a postage period rate (80pr letter + 25pr registration + 3x 80pr 10g additional weight) using full tabbed 250pr (Ba #37) + 100pr 1950 Hebre...
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043A11_1259
1950 Israel-Yugoslavia Croatia airmail cover BEN SHEMEN/LYDDA-ZAGREB backstamped
Air mail to Yugoslavia from Ben Shemen: 23 Oct 1950 postmarked airmail cover sent from LYDDA (return addressed BEN SHEMEN, which was serviced by the Lod post office) to ZAGREB (Croatia) & franked 40pr at the FA-2a postage period rate to Europe using 2x 5pr 1950 1st Airmails (Ba #32) + 2x 15pr 1950 New Years (Ba #39) stamps, tied by 4x strikes of the local postmark; backstamped 5 Nov arrival; slit ...
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152A11_1260
Postmark ERROR on 1950 Israeli airmail cover CHILE 1st Airmail/2nd Coinage stamp
Unusual postmark error on airmail to Chile: 36(!) Oct 1950 postmark-dated airmail cover sent from HAIFA (return addressed MATZUVA via Nahariya post - possibly couriered) to SANTIAGO Chile, franked 150pr at the FA-2a postage period rate using mix of 30pr & 40pr 1950 1st Airmails (Ba #33/34) + 2x 10pr & pair 30pr 1949 2nd Coinage (Ba #23/25) stamps, tied by 4x strikes of the erroniously Latin-dated ...
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239A11_1261
1ST KNOWN 30pr Israeli *registered letter* LATE FEE on 1950 4x printed matter airmail to USA
ONLY KNOWN Israeli Registered Letter LATE FEE: applied to 7 Dec 1950 postmarked large 'provisional government' postal stationary printed matter registered air mail envelope, sent from the General Post Office JERUSALEM to BROOKLYN New York, franked 320pr at the FA-2a postage period rate for 65pr base 25g printed matter + 3x 65pr additional 75g weight + 25pr registry fee + 30pr LATE FEE, with 5pr le...
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