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 #34
By: Doron Waide
Doron Waide Mail Auction #34
We are happy to introduce our 34th auction. As always, you will find interesting lots from many fields of Holyland philatelic material. All the specialties are listed in the detailed index of auction menu. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you successful participation in our auction.
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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 German Post - 25.3.1910 Jerusalem to Germany Registered postcard franked 1 pi + 20 Para on color view card of Jerusalem with German arrival postmark on front April 5 1910. VF & scarce.
Lot #5 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Military Post - 3 star bridge type postmark 29.3.1918 on cover mailed to Germany. VF.
Lot #6 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - 2 part reply post card mailed from Jerusalem to Germany 31.8.1912 with the very scarce "Aus Jaffa" sub agency box cachet (Steichele cachet type 244, CV $ 700.00) alongside arrival p/m 10.9.1912. 32 word message on back. VF.
Lot #7 - 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 Langebartels.
Lot #8 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post - Large cover 223 mm x 193mm made out from Canvas thick wired enforced paper mailed registered by the Jerusalem German consulate to the German consulate Constantinople Turkey, franked 5 Piastre stamp,tied by single circle postmarks dated 22.8.1902 alongside registration label # 961. Constantinople arrival postmark on back 1.9.1902. This cover with 2 middle vertical folds & 1 horizontal light fold on top...
Lot #9 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Post rare destination - Jerusalem to Dar Es Salaam German East Africa postcard with view of Egyptian river franked 20para German stamp tied by Jerusalem postmark 23.5.1911 alongside Port Said, Port Tafic and Ismahia Suez postmarks dated May 27 1911. Card is in excellent condition.
Lot #10 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners German Military Post - 20 para Turkish stamp tied by A.O.K 4 postmark dated 2.7.1917 alongside German military unit round handstamp on postcard mailed to Germany, back side view of Jaffa port. VF.
Lot #11 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Russian Post - 10 Kop. Letter card mailed from Jaffa to England April 12 1898. Imprinted stamp tied by Retta postmark alongside Port Said transit p/m April 20 1898 & England arrival p/m April 27 1898. VF & scarce. Egyptian Rettas cancellations are recorded from 1866, at first used to cancel the stamp with the postmark struck elsewhere on the envelope. This practice was later abandoned in favour of the cancel...
Lot #12 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - 1896 Registered cover from Jaffa to Nice France, franked pair of 1 Piastre (total of 2pi correct rate for reg. letter) tied by Collins type PM8 Double circle postmark dated 1 June 1896 alongside framed "Recommandee" registration cachet Collins type RC2. This is newly discovered early date for the RC2 cachet. Collins list the earliest known date for the RC2 cachet as 29.11.1901 (Page 103). THIS COVER IS...
Lot #13 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jerusalem to Switzerland 1917 registered cover franked 2 Piastre plus 20 Para tied by very clear Bilingual MEO CHAREM postmark dated July 3 1917 alongside framed registration cachet Collins type RC4 plus framed all Arabic Istanbul box censor on front & Red round paper military censor on back alongside Turkish transit & Swiss arrival postmarks dated August 2 1917 & September 20 1917. Only 6...
Lot #14 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Caiffa (Haifa) to Austria, cover franked pair of 20 para definitive stamps plus 10 Para single, all tied by superb strikes octagon type postmarks of Caiffa 1 dated 14.9.1918. Caiffa moon type Turkish censor on front (Collins type CM3). VF & scarce.
Lot #15 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Post card franked pair of 5 Para & 10 Para single stamps, tied by the scarce "Jerusalem 2" all Arabic postmarks (Collins type PM32) dated 3.12.1917. Arabic addressed & long message on front & back. Card with horizontal light crease at bottom, otherwise F-VF & rare. Collins Catalog value for this postmark on mailed item $ 1300.00.
Lot #16 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post RARE DESTINATION - Tiberias to Bombay India. Franked 1 Piastre tied by Collins catalog type PM4 postmark dated 2.5.1912. Port Said Egypt transit p/m on back 7.5.1912 alongside Bombay India arrival p/m 12 May 1912. Few wrinkles and small points toning, otherwise F-VF seldom seen destination.
Lot #17 - palestine forerunners
Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - June 21 1916 multi franked registered and censored cover mailed from Jerusalem to Germany. Multi franking of 2para x5, 6para x 2, 10para x 2, 20para (under bottom of flap) x1, 5para x4, 4para x2. Registered cachet collins type RC5. Arrival postmark on back 19.7.1916. F-VF.
Lot #18 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps Jerusalem I - 1mil single & 4mil pair of the 2nd setting , Beta arrangement position 87 (faulty last E in Palestine)..4mil is positions 86,87. Mint hinged .
Lot #19 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps Jerusalem II - 5 Mil perf. 14x14 in the scarce Orange color. Mint hinged & VF. Bale CV $ 130.00
Lot #20 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps - Narrow Setting (December 6 1920 Issue) 1mil block of 6 stamps. Mint never hinged & VF. Bale CV $ 450.00
Lot #21 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps London II issue - 5 Piastre perforation 14x14. Mint hinged and F+VF. Bale CV $ 75.00
Lot #22 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps London II - 20 Piastre perforation 14x14 - Used stamp. F-VF with light toning. Expertized on reverse. Bale CV $ 100.00.
Lot #23 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine Stamps Postage dues 3rd issue - 1 Mil & 4 Mil with the rare perforations 14.75 x 14. Mint with light trace of hinged. Bale CV $ 140.00
Lot #24 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine EEF & Mandate stamps - 1918 Typograph issue Rough perforation varietiy on 8 stamps, 4 mint hinged & 4 used. Also included 12 used Pictorials stamps all horizontal ribbed paper. F-VF
Lot #25 - Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps
Palestine stamp collection - 1918 to 1942 91 Different stamps from the following issues : Blues, Typograph, Jerusalem I,II, Narrow Setting (1mil), London I,II, Pictorials, Postage dues I,II,III. Mint never hinged & mint hinged. F-VF. Bale Cv $ 780.00.