Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post RARE DESTINATION - UPU type postcard mailed 1892 from Rabbi Eliezer Papo Jerusalem to Bombay India with beautiful Hebrew handwriting on back alongside the Rabbi handstamp & Port Said Egypt transit postmark. Bottom right corner crease, otherwise VF.
Mail Auction #33
By: Doron Waide
Doron Waide Mail Auction #33
We are happy to introduce our 33rd auction. As always, you will find interesting lots from many fields. The highlights of this auction are Palestine Forerunners postal history rare destinations, Israel Doar Ivri section (also look at late arrivals section for additional Doar Ivri material) with many rarities, excellent selection of Israel 1948 Interim period and other sections such as Revenues, JNF,Holocaust & Palestine Mandate.
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Lot #2 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post RARE DESTINATION- Jerusalem to Tranquebar east India, franked 20 Para tied by Jerusalem double ring p/m 16.1.1899 alongside seapost transit p/m Jan.30 & Tranquebar arrival p/m Febuary 7. Hand written notation on top "via Suez". Back side with b/w view of Jerusalem Mosque with 21 word date message. This is the only known postcard to be mailed from the Holy Land during the Turkish Ottoman Empire era to...
Lot #3 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post extremely RARE DESTINATION - Jerusalem to the Australian Island of Tasmania. Printed matter cover (flap is unsealed) franked 10 Para tied by Jerusalem double circle postmark dated 19.4.1901 transits & arrival postmark on back of Port Said Egypt 25.4.1901, Launceston Tasmania 25.5.1901 & Hobert (Tasmanian Capital city) 27.5.1901. Cover with some wrinkles & few small marginal tears otherwise F...
Lot #4 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian post - Feb.8 1893 rare mix franking on Half Penny uprated stationery cover mailed registered from London England to the holyland with Jerusalem Austrian P.O arrival popstmark on back Feb.18 1893, F-VF.
Lot #5 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post RARE DESTINATION & unusual routing - Jerusalem 1896 via London England to Johanesburg South Africa, back to England and returned to Jerusalem. Franked 1 Piastre tied by Jerusalem double ring postmark, sent to London, postmarked there January 18 1896, reroute to South Africa where transit arrival postmarks Z.A.R applied dated Febuary 7 & April 27 , sent back to England where imprinted label...
Lot #6 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners French Post - April 26 1860 scarce cover mailed from Jerusalem to Westchester Pennsylvania USA. Postmarked with Jerusalem cross, Jaffa dotted double ring postmark April 27 1860, Alexandria Egypt April 28 & Paris France May 10 1860 transit postmarks on back. Philadelphia arrival postmark on front dated May 23. Cover manuscript on front "30" in Jaffa (postage due to be collected).. 3 page English handwritten letter...
Lot #7 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post Rishon Le Zion via Jaffa to Jerusalem - 10 centimes UPU type postcard tied by the scarce Rishon le Zion postmark Steichele type 708 alongside Jaffa transit p/m dated 19.2.1905 and Jerusalem arrival postmark 20.2.1905. Card addressed to Jacob Keller with long Yiddish written message on back. card missing small piece from upper right corner, otherwise VF and scarce.
Lot #8 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners French Post - 16 May 1906 scarce news paper wrapper mailed from Jerusalem to Germany.Franked x3 5c Levant French stamps. F-VF.
Lot #9 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners French Post - October 1874 Folded letter type mailed from Jerusalem via Jaffa to France. Franked 80c tied by excellent strike p/m "5089" alongside Jaffa double dotted ring p/m dated October 31 1874 Egyptian and French transit and arrival postmarks on back. Long French written message inside. F-VF and scarce.
Lot #10 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners French Post - Jaffa 1867 cover mailed to the USA. Franked total of 240c (x3 80c stamps) tied by VF strike postmarks "5089" alongside Jaffa dotted ring March 15 1867, P.D box (paid destination) , handstamped "18" and with USA red arrival p/m. back side with Alexandria Egypt and Marseille Frence transit postmarks March 18 & March 25 1867.. Left stamp with small fault at left side. Cover with vertical tear between...
Lot #11 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners French Post - Post card mailed from Caiffa (Haifa) to England, franked 5c French Levant stamp tied by dotted circle postmark dated 21.1.1909. Back side with color view of Cana (Arab village) in the Gallil Northern Palestine area. VF.
Lot #12 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Jerusalem first day postmark of post office opening March 1 1900 on commmercial 20 Para stationery postcard mailed to Germany with German arrival postmark on front dated March 9 1900 and long written message in German on back. VF & Rare.
Lot #13 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Cover mailed from Jaffa to Germany, franked 5c German ovpt. stamp alnongside the scarce oval cachet "Tempel Kolonie Hamidije - Wilhelma Deutsche Post" VF.
Lot #14 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - 8.12.1906 postcard mailed from Jaffa to Germany, franked 20 Para ovpt. German stamp alongside arrival p/m 26.12.1906 and the scarce oval handstamp "Tempel Kolonie Hamidije - Wilhelma Deutsche Post". Back of the card is blank and expertized with small penciled signature.
Lot #15 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Complete 2 part reply card mailed from Jerusalem to Germany 31.8.1912 with the very scarce small "Aus Jaffa" sub agency box (Steichele cachet type 244, CV $ 700.00) alongside arrival p/m 10.9.1912. 32 word message on back. VF.
Lot #16 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Foreruuners German Post - Ramle Via Jaffa P.O 7.12.1906 postcard mailed to Germany with arrival p/m 15.12.1906 alongside the scarce "Aus Ramleh" sub agency cachet. Card back side is blank. VF.
Lot #17 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Sarona Jaffa (German colony) 10c postcard 20.7.1910 mailed to Germany with the scarce sub agency cachet " Aus Sarona bei Jaffa (Deutsche Post)" on front. Long German written message on back (message indicate that it was written in Sarona). VF & scarce.
Lot #18 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Military Post - 29.3.1918 cover mailed to Germany. VF.
Lot #19 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Folded letter type registered multi rate from Jaffa to Guglingen Germany (small town in Southern Germany population today 6200), franked 1 Piastre x3 stamps and 10c all tied by June 1911 double ring postmarks alongside Aus Sarona Bei Jaffa Deutsche Post Violet 2 line cachet partly below Jaffa Registered label Stiechele type FC (only 4 such other reg. labels known). Oval violet sender cachet on back J. Knoll...
Lot #20 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Military Post - A.O.K 4 postmark 10.1.1917 on postcard to Germany with long German written message on back. Few creases any tiny piece of tape on reverse.
Lot #21 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post rare destination - Jerusalem to Dar Es Salaam German East Africa postcard with view of Egyptian river franked 20para ovpt. German stamp tied by Jerusalem postmark 23.5.1906 alongside Port Said and Ismahia Suez postmarks dated May 27 1906. Card is in excellent condition.
Lot #22 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Italian Post - Postcard mailed from Jerusalem to Egypt, franked 10 Para ovpt. Italian stamp tied by Jerusalem p/m 15.3.1909 alongside Alexandra & Cairo transit and arrival postmarks of March 17 & 18 1909. VF.
Lot #23 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Russian Post - Jerusalem Rupit p/m June 8 1906 tied to 20 Para ovpt. Russian stamp on scarce type picture personalized postcard to the USA with arrival postmark on top (tied to stamp) July 12 1906. F-VF with bottom right corner crease.
Lot #24 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post rare Destination Jerusalem to Auckland New Zealand - March 29 1914 "Jerusalem 6" postmark tied to 20 Para stamp alongside April 1 1914 Port Said Egyptian postmark. Long English written message on back. VF.
Lot #25 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jerusalem 22.3.1914 registered mailed to Austria, 20para stationery cover uprated with 1.1/2 Piastre stamp tied by Jerusalem2 p/m (collins type PM22). Registered cachet col. type RC2. Port said Egypt transit p/m on back 24.3.1914. 2 filing holes at left and few tears enforced with tape. 1914 1.1/2pi Turkish definitive stamps used in ther Holyland is scarce. F-VF.