Auction #39

Sunday August 7, 2022
Showing 71 - 80 items of 358

Palestine Postal History, Documents and Misc. items

Lot #: 63

Palestine Jordan West bank Postal History - September 4 1950 air mail cover from Bethlehem to Valletta Malta, frank 120 Mils Jordanian stamps overprinted Palestine. AV2 handstamp on front. Beyrouth Lebanon machine cancel transit p/m on back Sept.9 alongside Malta ar/pm Seopt.12 1950. One 20 Mil stamp with small corner fault due to placement, otherwise F-VF scarce dispatch to scarce destination.

Start Price: $60
Lot #: 64

Palestine Jordan West Bank Postal History - October 10 1962 complete Armanian Magazine mailed from Jerusalem (Arabic address), franked 4 Fils tied by Double ring Jerusalem Jordanian postmark. VF and scarce.

Start Price: $40

Israel 1948 Interim Period Minhelet Ha'am

Lot #: 65

Israel 1948 Interim - Commercial bank cover mailed 1948 from the Ionian bank Nicosia Cyprus to a company in Jaffa Palestine. Marked on top NO SERVICE alongside Israeli military censor label. Address crossed out with Hebrew handstamp on back "Return to sender" and with Israeli postmarks on back of returned mail office dated December 2 1948. VF interesting scarce postal history cover.

Start Price: $75
Lot #: 66

Israel 1948 Interim - Government Tohuwabohu (Chaos Turbulent Government) overprints on 4 mint never hinged stamps. This rare type unauthorized overprint on Palestine stamps known to be used during April & the first 2 weeks of May 1948 Interim period. Total of 320 stamps overprinted & only 132 of these were used both on domestic and foreign mail (information taken from the 1969 Forsher Catalog page 101). Of the overprints - few different settings known, 4 in English & one in Hebrew.

 

Start Price: $125
Lot #: 67

Israel 1948 Interim - Government Tohuwabohu (Chaos Turbulent Government) overprint on 2mil Palestine pictorial stamp alongside 3mil & 5mil Interin stamps on cover mailed in Haifa. Hafa Nahlah postmarks on back dated May 9 1948. VF & very scarce.

Start Price: $75
Lot #: 68

Israel 1948 Interim - Government Tohuwabohu (Chaos Turbulent Government) on 2 Mil Palestine Mandate stamp alongside 5mil, both tied by Haifa p/m of April 14 1948 on postcard mailed in Haifa. Hebrew written message on back. Card with one mid.vertical fold, otherwise VF & scarce.

 

Start Price: $75
Lot #: 69

Israel 1948 Interim - Government Tohuwabohu" (Chaos Turbulent Government) overprint on 50 Mil Mandate stamp alongside 4 Mils x4 & 7mil x2 on airmail cover, paying total of 80 Mils correct airmail rate to USA. Stamps tied by Hertseliya st. (Haifa) postmarks dated April 20 1948 repeated twice on back alongside New York transit p/m od May 21 & San Fransico arrival p/ms of May 22 & May 24 1948. Very rare cover pass in the mail system with a stamp overprinted "Government Tohuwabohu". VF.

 

Start Price: $275
Lot #: 70

Israel 1948 Interim - Government Tohuwabohu" (Chaos Turbulent Government) overprints on 2 Mil x2  6 Mil x1 & 10 Mil x1 alongside 15 Mil Mandate stamps on Registered Surface mail from Qiryat Hayim to Switzerland (correct rate of 35 Mils). Stamps tied by Mandate postmarks dated April 14 1948 repeated twice on back alongside Zurich arrival postmark of May 15 1948. Cover with few light wrinkles, otherwise VF & very rare as only few known to be mailed with Government Tohuwabohu overprints & pass in the mail system, registered & surface mail to Europe.

 

Start Price: $400
Lot #: 71

Israel 1948 Interim - Cover mailed in Tel Aviv, frank 10 Mil  JNF stamp , tied by Mandate type postmark dated March 28 1948. The JNF stamp was unauthorized for postage, but this cover was accepted by the post office. VF & scarce.

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 72

Israel 1948 Interim - Cover mailed in Tel Aviv, frank 10 Mil  Kofer Haishuv revenue stamp , tied by Mandate type postmark dated April 26 1948. The revenue stamp was unauthorized for postage, but this cover was accepted by the post office. VF & scarce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start Price: $40