Lot #: 90017

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EXPERIMENTAL COIL 2m vertical pair Pictorials on vertically ribbed thin semi-transparent paper in slightly darker gray-blue than the thin semi-transparent paper issue, perforated 13½:14½ (13.50 x 14.50) as per Bale and with characteristic close-cropped (right) vertical perforation due to the paste-up coil manufacturing process of slicing up vertical rows of stamp sheets and pasting these together into rolls; tied to 19 Dec 1935 postmarked German postal card used for domestic mail, from tiny locale Kibbutz KVUZAT SCHILLER (present day GAN SHLOMO) via REHOVOT to TEL AVIV, franked 4m per period domestic postcard rate & tied by single strike of the local postmark. To date only 1 used copy of a 2m coil stamp was known (per Dorfman/Bale); here a vertical pair, unpriced in Bale but graded VR very rare.