Tuesday, 07 December 2021 20:00

Auction General Information:

Auction #10 Closes on Tuesday, 7 Dec. at 22:00 Israel-time (20:00 EST)

Welcome to our new 10th philatelic auction! This is both our smallest (at 150+ lots) but also our most important sale to date, featuring THE BEST Israeli postal history available anywhere in the market. The sale's display reads like a Guinness book of world records - the earliest known, the latest known, the only known covers of various kinds, of historical and philatelic importance, with an emphasis on rare stamp types, rates and routes.
 
The full pdf catalogue is accessible here; the lightweight catalogue is here.
 
A sampling of highlights: first known Palestine Mandate 20 mils coil leader on mail | latest dated Mandate mail from the Jerusalem HPO dated 5 May 1948 | the only known case of legally Taxi routed mail - a large ground-breaking article about which will be published on our blog | the only known registered letter 20m LATE FEE | earliest known EEF Palestine late fee (on printed matter) | the double letter 2pia rate on EEF Palestine mail | SY Argonaut Holyland maritime mail | WWII Nazi German 'Baghdad-overland' mail via PALESTINE, delivered | THE LAST airmail from WWII Nazi Germany to Palestine AFTER war declared | 1949 Israeli army double printed matter franked cover | 26 Apr 1948 arrival stamped LAST AIRMAIL from Mandate Palestine to UK... and there is PLENTY MORE!
 
This is a "buy or bid" sale, where the starting prices can be underbid by up to 25% but lots can be also bought out; maximum bids are kept confidential. There is a 5 minute time extension for bids received within the last minute of the auction time. The buyer's fee is 18%.
 
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We encourage visitors to look closely at the display and read the descriptions carefully: there is a lot of information there, much never seen before, painstakenly assembled from primary sources. Over 90% of the information comes from our compilation called the "Handbook of Holyland Postal History and Philately", available free here; the rest comes from cited sources in the descriptions. There's a lot to learn and much to marvel at. Our latest and pioneering research is published on our website blog. This is our Facebook "Israel-Holyland Philately Research Group" - join us for latest groundbreaking news, from the past!

 

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Jewish National Fund (JNF)

058A1026
JNF Jewish National Fund 4x stamps unlisted varieties 1936 Herzl Roch #394 MNH
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: undocumented different shades & perforations of 1936 Herzl issue (Roch #394) - 2x lighter brown shaded stamps with 10.5 perforation (one lighter than the other) & 2x darker brown stamps with undocumented 10.75 perforation, where one (with top selvedge) has a yellower background and the other (below it in the picture) looks grayer; all MNH (4pcs). The...
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151A1027
JNF Jewish National Fund unlisted imperforated stamp as 1940 Western Wall issue
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: unlisted imperforated stamp similar to 1940 Western Wall issue (Roch #510-513), in black, lithographic/offset printed with dot screen shading rather than typographic print as the documented issue; no gum...
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060A1028
JNF Jewish National Fund 7pc stamp lot 1943/1962 Bialik & Herzl issue, varieties
JNF 7pc stamp lot of 1943 & 1962 Bialik and Herzl issue (Roch #888, 888a, 889, 889a, 2x 890, 1535), including undocumented color shade varieties, especially #888a in greenish-black on watermarked paper & thicker legend at base; MNH except darker blue #890 no gum...
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051A1029
JNF Jewish National Fund 1945 Hankin stamp, yellow & brown, unlisted design MN
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: undenominated stamp of 1945 Hankin issue in yellow & brown (similar to 10m denominated issue Roch #943) with larger text at base- undocumented as such, Roch #942, MH. Shown here next to a regular #942 issue for comparison....
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062A1030
JNF Jewish National Fund 30x stamps both printings 1945 Rabbi Kook + varieties
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: lot of 30x stamps comprising both printings of 1945 Rabbi Kook issue with various shades, paper types & perforations (rough/regular): 944, 946 (3pc - light blue MH), 959 (2pc - gray blue MN), 960a, 960b (3pc), 948 (5pc), 950 (3pc, one on gray paper), 961 (2pc), 951, 952, 954 (2pc), 962 (2pc), 962b, 956 (2pc, one in gray paper), 957; all MNH unless wh...
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055A1031
JNF Jewish National Fund 9pc stamp set 1948 Negev, #1126-1131 + paper varieties
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: complete unsurcharged 9pc stamp set of the 1948 Negev issue, Roch# 1126-1131 including unlisted #1126 on dark yellow paper & unlisted #1127 on dark blue paper; MNH...
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058A1032
JNF Jewish National Fund 15pc stamp set 1955 Tractor, #1489-1497 + varieties MNH
JNF/Jewish National Fund (KKL) stamps & labels: 15pc stamp set of the 1955 Tractor issue, Roch #1489-1497 including #1490 color shade varieties & off-white paper, undocumented #1492 in light shade on yellowish paper, undocumented #1493 in darker shade of violet, undocumented #1495 as unwatermarked in green + unwatermarked lime green; MNH...
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057A1033
RARE JNF Jewish National Fund unlisted 1972 Munich Massacre FDC w/2 types stamps
JNF Jewish National Fund (KKL) unlisted 1972 first day cover "In Memory of Israeli Olympic Sportsmen" (Munich Olympics Massacre), with lavender imprinted emblem + mix of 2x black & 2x red overprinted JNF stamps, similar to Roch #CG38/39 but undocumented with both overprint type - supposedly only 10 such covers exist; MNH...
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Irgun-Etzel

353A1034
Palestine Irgun Etzel 1940s propaganda illustrated complete mini stamp sheet MNH
Revisionist-Zionist/Irgun paraphilately: complete promotional-propaganda 6 x 2 mini stamp sheet of the pre-State Irgun (aka Etzel/IZL) underground military organization, circa. 1944-48, in blue, black & white, depicting the movement's emblem at center + it's name in Hebrew at top & in Polish, French and English below + slogan "The Sole Solution" in French and English on the top corners of ...
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