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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Israeli Overseas Taxed Mail 1948-1959

283A1150
Jan 1950 stampless couriered cover from I ran to Israel charged postage dues
Couriered mail from Iran - taxed: JAN 1950 era commercial cover on imprinted stationary all in Farsi, from TEHRAN to female addressee in TEL AVIV, couriered to Israel & deposited unfranked into a post box; probably due to the unknown and apparent Arab language the cover was transferred to the censor in Tel Aviv (Tav 1029) which opened and resealed the cover at back, whereupon the translated ad...
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Israeli Overseas Taxed Mail 1960+

161A1151
1963 CASH ON DELIVERY shortpaid airmail cover France-Israel, RED Haifa postmark
CASH ON DELIVERY postal service applied by sender to ensure air mail service (highlighted) on short paid 31 OCT 1963 airmail cover from GRENOBLE to HAIFA, endorsed "C.O.D" at base; underfranked at 1Fr & taxed 0.12L in Israel, paid 3-11-63 by the addressee using 1961 Zodiac Ba210 frank, tied by RED Haifa-38 postmark; backstamped same date Haifa-I machine slogan cancellation; opened at top. Rare ins...
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