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4) 1947-1949 War of Independence related mail

050144011
1948 Israel Independence War airmail Jerusalem cover couriered & posted Tel Aviv
War of Independence affected mail - closure of Jerusalem General Post Office: [Friday] 16 JAN 1948 postmarked airmail cover addressed to family member Rafael Erlanger in LUZERN Switzerland from sender Joseph Erlanger in JERUSALEM - but postmarked & dispatched in TEL AVIV by a courier, as the Jerusalem GPO had closed between 1-4 and 5-11 January for security reasons affecting the Jewish and Arab em...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
053144008
1948 Israel Independence War cover Jerusalem-Netanya couriered & posted Tel Aviv
War of Independence affected mail from JERUSALEM - 23 MAR 1948 postmarked cover sent from TEL AVIV to NETANYA, with return address in JERUSALEM handstamped on the front; franked 10m per period postage rate & tied by single strike of the head post office canceller: evidently the cover was couriered from Jerusalem and posted in Tel Aviv, a likely necessity owing to limited mail service at Jerusa...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
0110131327
1948 interim Israel war couriered Palestine Mandate franked cover AMIAD-TEL AVIV
1948 interim / small locales in battle: undated German-language family correspondence cover from ROSH PINA (return addressed [Kibbutz] AMIAD - probably couriered) to Shikun Sablawi TEL AVIV ("Tell a viv") franked 10m per period letter rate using 4m & 6m Mandate pictorals (this rare: not sold over the counter in interim period but perhaps in possession of sender in Amiad) & tied by full strike of s...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
071144351
1948 War of Independence local TEL AVIV undeliverable cover due to Danger Zone
1948 War of Independence interrupted mail: 15 Feb 1948 postmarked local TEL AVIV registered cover, sent from business ("Ichsun Ltd") to addressee at Kalisher Street in the city; franked 25 mils per the postage rate (10m letter + 15m registry fee) & tied by 2x strikes of the oval registry division postmark on front + 2x on back. The street is located near the border of [Arab] JAFFO, the Manshiy...
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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
036143816
Apr 1948 War Independence affected JERUSALEM cover to USA, couriered to TEL AVIV
1948 War of Independence affecting JERUSALEM postal service: 7 April 1948 postmarked surface mail printed matter cover to NEW BEDFORD USA, return addressed to orphanage in JERUSALEM but couriered and posted in TEL AVIV due to limited postal services and security issues in Jerusalem (c.2 weeks before the siege); franked 5m for overseas printed matter postage & tied by single strike of single circle...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
038144080
Apr 1948 War Independence BAT YAM-TEL AVIV semi-siege intercity registered mail
Bat Yam - War of Independence intercity mail: 12 April 1948 postmarked registered commercial cover on imprinted business postal stationary, sent from law office in TEL AVIV to local council at BAT YAM, franked 25m per period postage rate (10m letter + 15m registry fee) & tied by 1x strike of oval REGISTERED TEL AVIV postmark on front + 2x on back; backstamped next day arrival; opened gently at bac...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
037140452
1948 Israeli War Independence army mail registered cover to Yigal Allon GEDERA
Israeli War of Independence army mail: 18 April 1948 postmarked stampless registered miniature cover sent from the Hagana Command Staff in HAIFA to the commander of FRONT #1 (the 'Southern Front', eg. Tel Aviv & Negev regions - Yigal Allon in GEDERA); tied 1x on front & back by the Staff's circular cachet + officer endorsed dispatch handstamp; backstamped same-day registration + 'Hativa II' (2nd B...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
0106140438
1948 Israel Independence War besieged SAFED Palmach cover couriered front lines
1948 War of Independence besieged Safed mail carried through the front lines: stampless 6 MAY 1948 dated Hagana military mail from SAFED Town Commander (Elad Peled of the Palmach - a branch of the Hagana) to Commander of "Hazit Gimmel" (3rd Front), probably Shmuel (Mula) Cohen, commander of the 3rd battalion of the Palmach's Yiftach Brigade (prior to 23 May there were no "Front" designations in th...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
036140446
May 1948 besieged Jerusalem stampless cover ex City Commander to army commander
1948 War of Independence mail in besieged JERUSALEM: 7 May 1948 postmarked stampless cover sent from the City Commander (David Shaltiel) to the Commander of the Hagana field companies (Shlomo Shamir), bearing the circular cacher of the City Commander on the front and dated posting/registry handstamp on the back. The cover does not bear the Jerusalem "signals corps" M-K circular handstamp as this i...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
058131436
1948 Palmach Jerusalem army cover predating local APO 5 postmark use
1948 PALMACH Jerusalem mail PRE-APO 5 postmark: 22 May/early June era stampless undated cover sent from soldier Natan Levin at army unit post office KABA 219/3, self identified in the return address as belonging to "Company A" (Pluga Alef) - of the Yiftach brigade of the Palmach, and addressed to the British Institute in JERUSALEM; the front is tied 2x by the triangular handstamp of KABA 219 - but...
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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
050144116
July 1948 Army mail PROVING letter-cover with Rosette + APO 5 provisional postmark
Key 1948 Army mail proving cover: undated stampless cover with original pen written letter inside Hebrew dated Alef Sivan 5708 (8 June 1948), signed "Shmuel" [Rubkhash] with his unit number "211/25" & bearing on its backside the endorsement "on active service" together with the address Moshe Levi Family near the Avihayil Bakery at the Zichron Moshe neighborhood [next to Mea Shearim] in "JERUSALEM"...
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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
043144343
June 1948 Mandate HADERA postmark cover, Syrian Army attacked Palmach settlement
Scarce combination: 11 June 1948 dated HADERA reintroduced Mandate postmark (Dorf #6) tying 10 mils rouletted Doar Ivri stamp on cover addressed to KVUTZAT HACHOSHLIM (Kibbutz Amiad) via post office box at TIBERIAS post office; opened gently at back. The destination locale was established in 1946 by members of the Palmach drawn from the Ben Shemen youth village; the settlement was in an area at th...
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Thursday, 21 November 2024 10:44
050144251
1948 Israeli Army postal service handled mail to Palmach Yiftach brigade unit
1948 incoming Army mail to Palmach handled by IDF unit: 29 July 1948 postmarked civilian cover sent from TEL AVIV to relative in "Company 3 of Battalion 3" at "P.O.Box 724", franked 10 mils per inland letter postage rate & tied by strike of the head post office; backstamped same day regional Army Post Office APO 3 (TEL AVIV) transit & 30 July transit-arrival at "Communications Office" of the Kirya...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
053131435
1948 War Independence 2 month delayed Army mail + 2x APO postmarks missing dates
War of Independence delayed army mail + postmark discoveries: stampless 29 July 1948 postmarked On Active Service OAS family correspondence cover sent from sergeant at army unit post office KABA 188 at "training base" to addressee at KFAR HAROEH via HADERA, tied by the KABA 188 triangular handstamp & regional APO 7 postmark - with date-slug missing, and supplemented by English office dater. The un...
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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
043144109
1948-49 Israeli War Independence Jerusalem Jewish Quarter *NAMED* POW mail cover
Old City Jerusalem Jewish Quarter POW mail: undated 1948-49 era stampless cover sent from Alexander Zelniker at the Bikur Cholim hospital in JERUSALEM to his son Haim Zelniker at the Arab Legion POW camp via the Red Cross; front tied by Red Cross Geneva circular cachet & Jordanian censor mark; vertically folded + stains, unsealed as required of POW mail.Chaim Zelniker (1922-2014) was a member of t...
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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
0113137407
1948 War Misrad Kesher Jerusalem Signals Corp Israeli military cover - Air Force
1948 Jerusalem Military mail: 4 AUG 1948 "Misrad Kesher | Yerusalayim" (Signals Corp) inter-unit stampless correspondence sent to "Officer in charge of Enemy Property", re-directed to "deputy battalion commander Y. Meiri" of Southern Command (Jerusalem), and received 6 AUG, tied by 2x strikes of the MK unit's abbreviated double ring datestamp M-K/J-M; inter-unit/intercity correspondence was handle...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
053144250
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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Wednesday, 20 November 2024 22:00
047140448
1948-49 War Arab POW mail West Bank via Iraqi Army & Red Cross to Israeli camp
1948-49 War Arab POW mail: undated stampless cover addressed in Arabic to a prisoner of war referencing his name and prisoner number; sent unsealed & tied on back by the Iraqi Army negative censor cachet, whose expeditionary force operated in area of Qalqilya-Tulkarem-Nablus-Jenin between 15 May 1948 & April 1949; front-stamped by the Red Cross GENEVA circular cachet + Israeli base censor oval han...
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Monday, 14 October 2024 22:00
098143001
1948 1st Day Israel cover to EIN VERED, with Interim stamp + Israeli postmark
Interim franking / small locale mail on 1st day of Israel: 16 MAY 1948 postmarked printed matter cover between health maintenance organizations, from TEL AVIV to Moshav EIN VERED, franked 3m per printed matter rate using an interim single stamp & tied by full strike of the head post office; unsealed per printed matter regulations; light vertical fold. Ein Vered, located between Herzliya and Netany...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
084131434
Israel War Independence Oct 1948 one of last flown parcels to besieged Negev
Besieged Negev - end of Operation Yoav: 19 OCT 1948 (1st day of Hol HaMoed Sukkot holiday) parcel card from BNEI BRAK to KABA 277 (Palmach Yiftach Brigade headquarters) in the NEGEV, franked 60m using 10 + 50m Doar Ivri stamps for 1.3kg weight & tied by 2 strikes of the local postmark; flown to the servicing army post office at APO 10 ('Misrad 10') in RUCHAMA where front-stamped 22 X 48 arrival; r...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
0106143696
24 Oct 1948 Israeli parcel card last Operation Yoav air mail to besieged Negev
The last Operation Yoav air mail to the besieged Negev: 24 OCT 1948 transit & arrival postmarks of APO 10 (RUHAMA) on parcel card posted from KIRYAT HAIM on 20-10-1948 to soldier at KABA 218 (1st Battalion of Yiftach Brigade); charged 100m per the new DO-2 postage rate for a package weighing 4.5kg (stamps now missing - 2x 50m Doar Ivri), and routed via BASE B in HAIFA on 21 October. The Negev had ...
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Saturday, 31 August 2024 03:00
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