Interim Period - Stamp Auctions

Lot 156 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 156 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

“GOVERNMENT TOHUWABOHU” (Government in Chaos) private overprint applied to Palestine stamps (2m, 6m, 10m) with total postage 20m on cover addressed to Vienna, cancelled Haifa April 21, 1948. Censored on arrival in Austria. Clean. PH. Estimated Value $100

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 148 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 148 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

TEL MOND REGISTERED cover (#0430), addressed to Tel Aviv, franked correct rate 25m (3 M.H. Stamps), tied by 3x Tel Mond M.H. cancels (black). Tel Mond backstamps and Tel Aviv mandate May 5 receival cancel. Clean. Hard to Find. Aloni prices at $1500. PH. Estimated Value $1000

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 147 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 147 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

ROSH PINAH cancel violet, ties 10m Kofer HaYishuv stamp USED AS POSTAGE on cover addressed in Hebrew. Cover has vertical fold, wrinkles, light stain, and rough opening on r/h side. Still unusual. PH. Estimated Value $125

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 158 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 158 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

PEDI (PALESTINE EMMERGENCY DELIVERIES INC.) cancels, three (3) covers mailed JUNE, 1948, by Charter flight before regular Airmail service to Israel. Mixed condition. PH. Estimated Value $125

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 149 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 149 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

TIBERIAS REGISTERED cover (#0032), addressed to Tel Aviv, franked with 8 Tiberias overprinted Mandate stamps, tied to cover by 2 Tiberias M.H. cancels. Receival backstamp “REGISTERED/4 MY 48/TEL AVIV”. Clean but name crossed out on front of cover. PH. Estimated Value $400

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 153 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 153 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

REGISTERED COVER from RIGA, RUSSIA, sent by ship mail April 6, 1948, addressed to Ramat HaSharon, Palestine, but interrupted in Egypt, and CENSORED and finally forwarded on in November! Receival backstamps in Haifa and Herzlia, Israel. Real History! PH. Estimated Value $150

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 159 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 159 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

ORIGINAL TELEGRAM, MAY 30, 1948 from Haifa Postmaster to Tel Aviv Postmaster informing him that the Captain of the ship “KEDMA” could not take any mail to Cyprus. He is in contact with the British Army Post trying to deliver via them. Fine and unusual, amended filing holes. (ex Tsachor). PH Estimated Value $500

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 150 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 150 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

ZIKHRON YA'AQOV REGISTERED cover (#1711), on Cooperative Society stationery, addressed to Tel Aviv, 25m correct rate (3xM.H. Stamps) tied by Zichron Ya'aqov M.H. Cancel. Transit backstamp. Vertical fold and some wrinkles, but still scarce. PH. Estimated Value $400

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 154 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 154 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

GERMAN COVER, Berlin addressed to Holon, Palestine, via ship mail on April 9, 1948, but interrupted in Egypt and CENSORED, finally forwarded on months later. (See above lot). Clean. PH. Estimated Value $100

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period
Lot 160 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period -  House of Zion Public Auction #103

Lot 160 - 1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period - House of Zion Public Auction #103

FLAG ESSAY (Rejected design) Block of 4 in grey , Bale #ESA-11, ($500). Scarce as such, no gum, tropical spot on selvage. PH. Estimated Value $350

House of Zion Public Auction #103

1948 LOCALS/INTERIM PERIOD Interim Period