1948 - Stamp Auctions

Lot 72 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 72 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

TEL AVIV COVER WITH "KOFER HAYISHUV" STAMP TIED TO COVER, 4/13/48, addressed to Mr. A. Gross, Tel-Aviv, (Ex Shimmin), very good condition. Photo. Estimated value $125.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 51 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 51 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

AIR MAIL AIR LETTER, 4/21/48, LAST FLIGHT FROM PALESTINE, from Kellermann, Haifa, Palestine, addressed to Mr. L Ballin, New York, USA. Good condition. Rare. Photo. (ex Bard, paid $450). Estiimated value $300.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 67 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 67 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

INTERIM COVER, "LOCAL COUNCIL, REHOVOT", 5/02/48, inland letter rate 10 mil, addressed to the Electric Company, Tel Aviv, hand written in Hebrew. Excellent condition. Unusual. Photo. Estimated value $100.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 62 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 62 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

LOCAL COVER FROM HAIFA TO HAIFA TOWN AGENCY, AHUZAT SAMUEL, backstamped Ahuzat Samuel Mandate cancellation, 5/15/48. Haifa Town Agency, Ahuzat Samuel, was established 11/1935. This agency had less status than other branches and was the only office not issues with an Interim cancellation or registration label. The agency was open at irregular hours due to the manager's patriotism and her desire to help the community. Very good condition. Hard to find. Photo. Estimated value $150.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 47 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 47 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

ARAB VILLAGE (BEIT JIBRIN) REGISTERED LETTER CARD #50 AND RECEIPT, 3/15/48, postage rate 10 ml plus 15 ml registration, addressed in Arabic to Haifa, backstamped in Hebron, Jerusalem, and Haifa., includes hand-written registered letter card. There was very little business in this postal agency during this time period. #50 indicates that only 50 registered letters were handled through this agency in 7 months. Good condition. Slight staining as expected for documents of this age. Scarce. Photo. (Ex Shimmin, paid $350). Estimated value $250.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 48 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 48 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

BRITISH FORCES IN PALESTINE COVER, 3/16/48, franked with 1 1/2d. George VI stamp, postmarked Field Post Office 731 to England, from a soldier assigned in Palestine. Very Good condition. Envelope flap torn when opened. No other apparent damage. Photo. Estmated value $125.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 49 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 49 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

AIR MAIL COVER TO ARGENTINA WITH LETTER, 6/15/48, addressed from Tel Aviv, Palestine, receival cancel on back, letter hand-written in Hebrew. Good condition. Slight warping, not unusual for documents of this age. Photo. Estimated value $275.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 50 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 50 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

LOCAL REGISTERED COVER FROM TEL AVIV, 4/20/48, with 5 mil Palestine stamp plus 2 x 10 mil Kofer Hayishuv tax stamps. Very good condition. Unusual. Photo. Estimated Value $125.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948
Lot 46 - 1948  -  House of Zion Public Auction #96

Lot 46 - 1948 - House of Zion Public Auction #96

KHATRTOUM SUDAN AIR MAIL 2/07/48, from National Bank of Egypt, Khartoum, addressed to Workers Bank LTD, Tel Aviv, postage 2 Pia, Carried to Cairo by BOAC / South African Airways; Cairo to Lydda by MISR Airlines; & by road to Tel Aviv. There was little mail carried between Sudan and Palestine in 1948. Slight staining expected for a cover of this age. Rare. Photo. Estimated value $250.

House of Zion Public Auction #96

1948