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2) Minhelet Haam-Interim period (2)
4) 1947-1949 War of Independence related mail (1)
10) Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) (1)
12) Service Suspended Mail (by belligerents) (1)
13) 1947-49 Arabian mail in War of Independence (1)
14) Emergency Postal Services & Foreign links (1)
15) Early Foreign Postal Links (2)

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2) Minhelet Haam-Interim period

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10 May 1948 Interim period Kofer HaYishuv label on wartime insurance document
1948 interim period Kofer HaYishuv on document: 10-05-1948 industrial property policy of the "Eretz-Israel Fund for Mutual Insurance from Damage in Time of Emergency" for period 2 - 31 May 1948, & signed on 10th, for 3800 Lira on 1500 Lira insurance for machines & raw materials from starch manufacturer; David De-Peus Ltd & Moshe Cohen as agents; franked using 50m Kofer HaYishuv insurance label, as...
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SOLD $99.00
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The auction closed on Monday, 11 May 2020 19:01
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1948 interim Palestine post express cv KIRYAT AMAL - NESHER arr Independence Day
1948 Interim mail / small towns: MAY 1948 undated express cover on "Mataf" stationary from KIRYAT (QIRYAT) AMAL (with return address) to NESHER franked 50 mils per period express service rate using interim/Minhelet Ha'am Hula survey single (Ba 4) tied by 1x near-full strike of special local interim postmark (with pointed arrows); backstamped 14 May 1948 YAGUR NESHER arrival using Mandate postmark ...
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10) Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June)

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1948 local JERUSALEM cv w/rare 3rd series interim frank & near 1st day postmark
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: 30-7-1948 local registered cover on doctor's stationary, franked 30m per postage period rate (10m letter + 15m registered fee + 6m additional weight, here convenience undercharge of 1m) using mix of interim locals: 3x 5m 1st issue (Ba101; 1x with small damage) & 10m 1st issue (Ba102) & rare 5m 3rd issue (Ba107), tied by 5 full strikes of JERUSALEM-5 (main PO) postmark ...
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SOLD $130.00
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12) Service Suspended Mail (by belligerents)

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4/1948 East German cv to Palestine, seized & censored in Egypt; resent to Israel
1948 Egyptian seizure of mail to Israel: 19-4-1948 surface mailed registered cover from SEIFHENNERSDORF (Germany, Soviet zone) to TEL AVIV, franked 1.10DM & tied by 2 strikes of local postmark: mailed 13 days after the UK suspended surface mail to Palestine (Germany's usual route), here possibly sent via FRANCE as late surface mail alternative route (as cover not marked by British "no service" or ...
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13) 1947-49 Arabian mail in War of Independence

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Aug 1949 stampless mail ex GAZA Egypt to RAMLA Israel via Red Cross J'LEM & TLV
Late 1948-49 War Red Cross mail: 22 AUG 1949 stampless cover from GAZA with English & Arabic handwritten address to Arab resident(?) at street address in "El Ramleh Palestine" (RAMLA Israel), care of the Commission of the Red Cross in Jerusalem; censored in Gaza prior to being transferred to the Red Cross, who added their Geneva cachet on the front & transferred the letter to the TEL AVIV delegati...
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SOLD $320.00
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14) Emergency Postal Services & Foreign links

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1949 Beersheva Haviv Schieber private postal service franked & postmarked cover
1948-49 War of Independence improvised post - Haviv Schieber service: 4 MAY 1949 postmarked blank cover, franked 15m using Doar Ivri single; a sort of 'first day cover' of an improvised postal service set up by a serving Israeli Army soldier, Haviv Schieber. The locale was liberated in October 1948 but through to May 1949 it lacked civilian postal services (civilian post was handled by the Army po...
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SOLD $230.00
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15) Early Foreign Postal Links

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1948 1st Day airmail from Austria to Israel arrived 17 May via CSA Czech airline
Early foreign postal links with Israel: 27 IV 1948 registered airmail cover from VIENNA Austria to HAIFA, franked 4s (an additional frank may be missing) & tied by 2x strikes of the local postmark + censored by the Austrian authorities (marks on front); oddly, posted and accepted 2 days after the closure of LYDDA airport (and the suspension of incoming airmail) & 3 days after suspension of registe...
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SOLD $800.00
2 bids
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1948 1st Day airmail from Bulgaria to Israel arrived 26 May on CSA Czech airline
Early postal links with Israel - first flight mail from Bulgaria: 20 V 1948 registered cover from SOFIA Bulgaria to TEL AVIV, franked 220 Leva & tied by 2x strikes of the local Sofia-Airmail postmark + Bulgarian airmail etiquette & registry handstamp; carried by the CSA Czech Airways flight which landed in HAIFA on 26 May (Sde Dov near Tel Aviv closed as of 15 May due to the Egyptian aerial bombar...
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