Auction #39

Sunday August 7, 2022
Showing 11 - 20 items of 358

Palestine Forerunners

Lot #: 9

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Advertisement postcard for money donation from Jewish orphans organization mailed to Germany, frank 10 Para tied by the scarce Jerusalem Quart Israelite postmark 5.2.1908 (Collins p/m type PM7). The card is in excellent condition. First time we see this postmark on advertising card.

Start Price: $250
Lot #: 9A

Palestine Forerunners Turkish military post - FPO 3 ( Sahara Postassi 3) VF postmark 28.5.1917 tied to 5 Para Turkish stamp (Printed matter rate - less than 5 word message) on postcard with view of Jerusalem Damas gate sent by a soldier of the 52nd Division to Istanbul Turkey. FPO 3 used by the Turkish 52nd division stationed in the Gaza area. This postcard pictured in the Ottoman post in Palestine Collins catalog page 222. According to Collins this is the only postal item known to be mailed with this postmark.  Card with light wrinkle & few rubbing spots on picture side, otherwise VF unique showpiece Rarity.

Start Price: $3,500
Lot #: 10

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post - Rare view of Haifa Clock Tower on postcard mailed to Switzerland, frank 20 Para Austrian ovpt. stamp tied by Caifa double ring bridge type postmark dated 12 August 1908. The card is in excellent condition.

Start Price: $150
Lot #: 10A

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - April 14 1898 Bur.2 Jerusalem - Jaffa Railway, VF postmark tied to pair of 20 Para Turkish stamps on color view card of Bethlehem, mailed to Germany with Turkey Transit postmark of April 20 & German arrival postmark 23.4.1898. Long German written message on back. VF & scarce.

Start Price: $150
Lot #: 11

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post - Rare Hotel / Maritime mail. Postcard with view of Haifa shore mailed to USA, frank 20 Para Austrian ovpt. stamp tied VF Caifa p/m 18.3.1904 alongside the Ship Elektra (Austrian steam ship) p/m in Green dated 18.3.1904.  "New Hotel. Haifa Palestine 1898 A. Nassar" English/Arabic superb handstamp cachet at left (This type Hotel Cachet is UNLISTED in the Bale or Collins catalogues). Detroit arrival p/m on back April 12 1904. VF show piece.

Start Price: $750
Lot #: 11A

Palestine Forerunners Italian Post - Jerusalem 14.4.1914 View card mailed to Belgium, frank 20 Para ovpt. Italian stamp tied by XF strikes postmarks alongside Belgium arrival p/m 23.5.1914. Card with light toning, otherwise XF & scarce.

Start Price: $150
Lot #: 11B

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - 1913 Post card mailed from Beit Ul Lahm (Beth Lehem) to Belgium, franked 10 Para Turkish stamp tied by Double ring bridge type p/m alongside the scarce "Jerusalem 4" p/m.  VF.

Start Price: $150

Palestine stamps E.E.F. & Mandate Stamps

Lot #: 12

Palestine Stamps - Bale # 1   1 Piastre used stamp with parcel type cancellation. F-VF.  CV $ 300.00

Start Price: $30
Lot #: 13

Palestine Stamps - Bale #2  5 Mil  without gum as issued. Pencil expertized on back. Light trace of hinged. VF  CV $ 300.00

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 14

Palestine Stamps - 1918 Typograph Issue, 10 different blocks of 4 stamps each. MNH & VF.

Start Price: $50