Auction #37

Sunday May 9, 2021
Showing 1 - 10 items of 382

Palestine Forerunners

Lot #: 1

Palestine Forerunners - Austrian post 1865 folded letter type from Beyrouth to Jaffa. Frank 10s coat of arms Austrian stamp perf.9.5 x 9.5. Inside written message in French & Arabic. F-VF & scarce.

Start Price: $125
Lot #: 2

Palestine Forerunners French Post - 19.11.1912 cover mailed fromthe French consulate in Jaffa (with the consulate official handstamps on front & back) to Constantinople Turkey. Frank 25c French stamp tied by Jaffa dotted type p/m.Egyptian Port Said transit p/m on back alongside partly Turkish arrival p/m. One horizontal fold at bottom of cover below stamp, otherwise VF.

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 3

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,otherwise VF & very rare commercial usage of 5 Piastre stamp on large heavy cover.

Start Price: $500
Lot #: 4

Palestine Forerunners - Russian Post Registered Cover frank 2pi + 10para Russian ovpt. stamps tied by Jerusalem p/m Steichele type 643 dated 17.12.1904 with U.S transit & arrival postmarks on back 1.21.1905 & 1.23.1905. The registered label #167 is Type "I"  a new early date in the Steichele catalog. This folded type letter cover enforced inside with hinges. otherwise in fine condition & scarce.

Start Price: $250
Lot #: 5

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - 1907 Telegram from Caife (Haifa) to Rishon Le Zion. F-VF with one fold & few wrinkles & with few tears slight below center.

Start Price: $50
Lot #: 6

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - View card of Jaffa and Camels, mailed from the small Arab village of Medjdil (Near Ashqelon) to Germany. Card franked 20 Para Turkish stamp tied by the very rare Negative seal (Collins Catalog number PM1) with arrival postmark of Munichen dated 22 Feb. 1903. Arabic message translate to: I would love to send you my greeting and ask about you, and prey to God you are in the best of health and will always safe..(sign)Eugene Neef. Card in F-VF condition with trace of pencil notations on front. Collins Catalog valuate this postmark on mailed item from $ 5000.00 to $ 10.000. Only few known !!!

Start Price: $750
Lot #: 7

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jaffa 30.6 1904 registered larger size cover to Turkey with all Arabic arrival p/m on back alongside was seals. Multi high franking of 20para x3, 1p x2 & 2pi x1 for  total of 5 Piastre & 20 Para. Hand written registration number. F-VF with normal wear in margins.

Start Price: $250
Lot #: 8

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - October 26 1908 larger size registered cover from Tiberias to the offices  of Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in London England with arrival postmark on back. Frank 3 Piastre plus 20 Para. The cover has the very rare box registration cachet at upper right corner (Collins type RC1 with value of $ 1000.00 & up) only 3 covers known with this cachet. Margins enforced with old hinges, cover with wear, still spectacular showpiece.

Start Price: $250
Lot #: 9

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - 9.11.1916 Jerusalem to USA rare TRIPLE CENSOR (2 Turkish & 1 U.S) cover franked 1pi letter rate & 10 Para war tax. Stamps tied by Jerusalem 2 postmark. Turksih transit postmark on back 30.11.1916. VF & scarce.

Start Price: $75
Lot #: 10

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post Rare Destination - Jerusalem 24.11.1898 UPU 20 Para imprinted p/c mailed to Natal South Africa with arrival p/m on front 12.28.1898. Small marginal tear. F-VF.

Start Price: $40