By: Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd.
Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd. Auction #44
Dear friends and collectors,
Welcome to our 44th auction. The attached Prices Realized list of our 9 November 2016 sale demonstrates another set of excellent results. There is a continuing strong demand for better and specialized material.
We are proud to offer the following collections in the coming auction:
HAIFA 1845 – 1960: THE POSTAL HISTORY
THE DOAR IVRI SPECIALIZED
ISRAEL'S TAXED MAIL 1948 – 1970
1948/1954 ARAB PALESTINE
Also included: Foreign Countries, Foreign P. Offices, Palestine stamps,
1948 Interim, Israel FDCs, 1948 1st Festivals, Judaica & The Dreyfus Affair & more.
Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets.
For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone
845-471-4179 or e-mail [email protected]
Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone
732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail [email protected],
With all good and sincere wishes,
YACOV TSACHOR - Director & Philatelist
ZVI ALONI - Philatelist
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Lot #2 - HAIFA 1845-1960 THE PREPHILATELIC PERIOD
Haifa 29 OCT 1954 folded letter complete w/full text in Greek to Athens forwarded to Beyrouth by the Agent "AVIERINO CAIFFA" then by the Agent "NICOLAS ZIFFO & CO. BEYROUTH" both with oval cachet on back, the latter also dated the letter in manscpt
"30 Oct 1854", then to the Lloyd their oval pmk on face "BERUTTI - AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO...
Lot #3 - HAIFA 1845-1960 THE PREPHILATELIC PERIOD
1857 May 15 stampless folded complete letter forwarded by the agent C. Avierino - Caifa, cachet on front, to Jaffa & posted at the French Post in Jaffa, on front strike of the Pearl Ring pmk JAFFA / SYRIE 7 JUIN 57 (St.302) & boxed PD, mailed to Athens - Pyree, on back transit French Post BEYROUT 8 JUIN 57 & arrival ATHENS 10 IOYN 57; light soiling, fine, signed Muentz
Lot #4 - HAIFA 1845-1960 THE PREPHILATELIC PERIOD
1858 - folded letter from Haifa to Beirut dated
31 July 1858 (without contents - dated twice inside) addressed to Mr Goldshmid, marked in manscpt "7/3" - 7 dirhems weight (about 21gr) & 3 piaster to pay the ride distance to Beirut, couriered to Beirut by the Tatars & cancelled by Beirut Negative Seal pmk "An Jhanib Posta Beirut" (coming from the Beirut Post Office - Collins pp3, p....
Lot #5 - HAIFA 1845-1960 THE PREPHILATELIC PERIOD
Mars 19 - 1861 folded letter sent unfranked from Haifa to Paris by a French traveler, couriered to Paris by the Vice Consul of Sardinia (note in contents) & posted there in a mail box, Taxed upon arrival by PARIS / 7e 6 MAI 61 / 15c tax pmk (cachet taxe comme Pothion #2513/2529) on front; fine, Rare
Lot #6 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
2/7 (1863) on stampless folded letter originated in Acri, message dated 2 July 1863, mailed to Cefalonia in the Ionian Islands, straight line FRANCO (St. 509) posted pre-paid from port to port, tax mark "1" in Black & transit CORFU 11 JULY in Grey-Blue all on face; refolded along top edge & few light spots...
Lot #7 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
CAIFA (St. 502) ornamented pmk full strike dated
8/8 (1867) tying 10 Soldi Austrian Levant stp 1864 issue perf 9½ to folded letter mailed to Alexandria, arrival pmk ALEXANDRIEN 10/8 (1867), message in Acri dated
8 Aug. 1867; light scattered toning, 2 small opening tears, fine & Rare, signed Sorani & Diena, certif Diena
Lot #8 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
1869 Mixed Franking: Folded letter full message dated Acre 5 June 1869 forwarded by AVIERINO - ST. JEAN D'ACRE (SYRIE) their oval cachet on face & mailed to Corfu, posted at the Haifa Aust. Post frank 10sld 1867 issue (Mi #4I) tied by the Rare pmk CAIFA (St. 502) 6/6 ornamented in Blue, via LLOYD AGENTIE SMIRNE 12/6 & arrival pmk KERKYRA (60% full), 20 Lepta large Hermes Head (4 margins, close at left) stp applied on arrival for...
Lot #9 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
CAIFA (St. 502) ornamented pmk full strike dated
24/11 (1874) - New Latest Date, on Austrian Levant 15 sld postal stationery envelope (Mi U8) from Haifa to Triest via WIEN 7 12 74 arrival TRIEST 8 12 74 pmks; very light vert centerfold, opened top & bottom, f - vf & Very Rare, signed Nakri, certif Muentz, the use of this envelope in the Holyland is very seldom seen
Lot #10 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
4/1899 cv ex French Jerusalem Consulat (cachet) to Vice Consul de France a Caiffa, via JAFFA / SYRIE on face
28 AVRIL then BEYROUTH / SYRIE 29 AVRIL & note on front: "Arrive le 1 Mai 99 via la Poste Autrichienne, taxed 8 piastres" (arrived 1 May 99 via the Austrian Post - no French Post in Caifa yet); shortened ½ cm at base, fine unusual routing: French Post Jerus - Jaffa - Beyrouth...
Lot #11 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
18.6.90 registered commerc cv Haifa to Metz franked front & back 2x1pia on 10kr Austrian Levant stps tied by vf strike CAIFA (St. 503) pmks, Imperf R label No 62 (St. A + $500), on back arrival METZ 21.6.90 pmk; small opening tear at top right & small part of back flap off, fine & Rare regist cv w/this pmk, ex Schaeffer, certif. Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #12 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
13.5.1900 registered commerc cv Haifa to Chicago franked 2x1pi on 25H Austrian Levant stps tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 504) pmk perf R label #256 (St. type B + $300) alongside, on back CHICAGO office arrival cachet "MAY 31 1900"; shortened 1cm at left not affecting & light scattered spots, f - vf, ex Scaeffer
Lot #13 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
16..7.1900 registered AR commerc cv Haifa to Chicago franked 5x1pi on 25H Austrian Levant stps, top right stp "cancelled" by red manscpt "Avis de Reception", rate: 1pi basic + 1pi registration + 1pi AR fee + 2pi for 2x addit. weight - triple rate Regist AR cv stps tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 504), R label #86 (St. type B + $300), transit BRINDISI 21.7.00 & LONDON 2 diff. pmks 24 & 28 JY, CHICAGO office cachet as arrival; peripheral...
Lot #14 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
18.11.1908 registered Deutsche Palestine Bank Haifa cv to the Jaffa branch franked 110pa Austrian Levant stps (2x10pa & 3x30pa - Mi 51/2), rate: 40pa basic letter + 40pa registration + 30pa addit. weight all tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) pmks, R label #430 (St. type C + $250), arrival JAFFA OESTER... (St. 525) 19.11.1908 pmk; bank's seal off leaving a hole only on back, f - vf
Lot #15 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
4/1909 Passover - picture postcard mailed locally in Haifa as a greeting card franked 10pa Austrian Levant stp 1908 issue tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 507) pmk 2.IV.09 alongside CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) pmk 3.IV.09; bottom left corner damage, f - vf & scarce greeting cards rate
Lot #16 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
Rarity: 2/1910 registered COD (Cash on Delivery) cv Haifa to Poste Restante Jerusalem franked 110 para (1908 issue 3x10pa on back + 2x20pa + 1pi) rate: 40pa letter rate + 40pa registration + 30pa for addit. weight all tied by CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) 21.2.10 pmks, R label #364 (St. type C + $250), Pink triangular label "Nachnahme - REMBOURSEMENT" & on top endorsed "Remboursement Francs: Trente 80 cts" & part of a sticker: "... non...
Lot #17 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
10.2.1911 registered Deutsche Palestine Bank Haifa 10pa imptd cv to the Jerusalem branch in Mixed Franking of Austrian Levant & Crete issues Paras & Centimes: 10 imptd + 30 + 60pa & 5 + 15c total 140pa, rate: 40pa basic letter + 40pa registration + 2x30pa for 2x addit. weight all tied by vf pmks CAIFA OESTER... (St. 507), top left "Chargee" cachet in Violet & "Caifa Oester... Post / Rec. No 50" cachet (St. type D + $700),...
Lot #18 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
2/1913 registered Austrian Consulate cv Haifa to Reichenberg Mixed Franking 1908 issue (front & back): Crete 3x10c (=60pa) + Levant 4x20pa total 140pa, rate: 40pa letter + 40pa registration + 2 x 30pa for 2x addit. weight all tied by "CAIFA OESTER... POST" (St. 507) 8.2.13 pmks, R. label #178 (St. type E + $300); 2 vert folds, fine triple rate regist cv, ex Schaeffer
Lot #19 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
A SHOWPIECE: 6/1913 Parcel Card Caifa #182 to "Le Baron Edmond Rothschild... Paris" franked 123pi & 30pa (1908 issue Levant 30pa + 1pi + 11x2pi + 2x5pi & 4x20pi, Mi #55 + 57 + 11x58 + 2x59 + 4x61!) for a package of 36kg & 900gr, franking front & back of card all tied by pmks CAIFA OESTER... (St. 508) 20.VI.13, complete coupon at left, parcel has a declared value of 40 Francs, transit marks: TRIEST 30.VI.13, ULM & BRUCKSAL...
Lot #20 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
28.10.1913 folded Bank Ottoman letter sent as Printed-Matter Haifa to the Bank branch in Soufli - Greece franked
5 cent Austrian Crete 1908 issue tied by CAIFA OESTER... POST (St. 506) pmk, transit Konstantinople Turkish pmk on front; folded, fine
Lot #21 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
RARITY: Austrian Free Mail in the Haifa District: 30.12.1913 unfranked cv from the department store A. Duck in Haifa to the Carmel Oriental Wineries in Zichron Jacob (the Caves), cancelled CAIFA OESTER....POST 30.12.13 (St. 506) delivered as Free Mail (as in Jaffa & some of the colonies). The only recorded Free Mail in the Haifa District; cv w/light toning & straightened ½ cm at left not affecting, fine & Extremely Rare, certif...
Lot #22 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
Nazareth (St. 511) 18.3.07 vf strike in Violet tying 10 pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to printed-matter ppc (Tiberias) as less than 5 words in the message, mailed to Paris, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 19.3.07 alongside; vf & very early, signed Tsachor
Lot #23 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
NAZARETH (St. 512) 25.3.08 vf strike in Violet of the cachet in capitals tying 20pa on 20H Austrian Levant stp to ppc (Nazareth) mailed to London, CAIFA OESTER...
(St. 506) 27.3.08 also tying the stp; vf & Rare, a very late date, certif. Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #24 - THE AUSTRIAN POST
NAZARETH (St. 513) 13.4.08 vf strike in Violet (caps with ornaments) tying 20pa on 10H Austrian Levant stp to ppc (Nazareth) mailed to Germany, CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 18.4.13 alongside, message in German in Nazareth 10/4/1908; top left corner fold & hinge trace on back o/w vf & Extremely Rare as very few recorded, certif Tsachor - Aloni