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Doron Waide Auction #33 April 22 2018 2pm USA eastern time

Auction #33

Palestine Forerunners
Lot number Symbol Description

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.

50,00 USD

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 Tranquebar east India (Shore town bay of Bengal). VF showpiece.


200,00 USD

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post extremely RARE DESTINATIONJerusalem 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-VF. This is the only printed matter cover recorded from the Holy Land during the Ottoman Empire era to Tasmania.

400,00 USD

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.

500,00 USD

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 applied (on top of South African Z.A.R p/m)  "Officially sealed in the returned Letter Office London". The cover returned from London to Jerusalem where it was postmarked July 3 1896. Handstamped - retour, Onafgehaald (unclaimed in Dutch). The cover is partly open on margin & slighly reduced at right back side, otherwise F-VF showpiece.

100,00 USD

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 included. Cover and pages in VF condition.

300,00 USD

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.

250,00 USD

Palestine Forerunners French Post - 16 May 1906 scarce news paper wrapper mailed from Jerusalem to Germany.Franked x3 5c Levant French stamps. F-VF.

125,00 USD

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.

750,00 USD

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 right stamp & Jaffa p/m & missing small piece at left side. F-VF scarce early postal history item from the holyland.

350,00 USD


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