Auction #40

Sunday February 26, 2023
Showing 11 - 20 items of 340

Palestine Forerunners

Lot #: 9

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Gaza postmark in Violet (Collins # PM6 CV $ 450.00) dated Augutst 14 1914 on 1 Piastre stationery cover mailed to England. Missing top of back upper flap. One middle vertical tear on top enforced from inside of cover, otherwise F-VF & scarce.

Start Price: $200
Lot #: 10

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Haiffa (Haifa) postmark Collins # PM7 dated September 1906 on scarce type 1 Piastre (Tughra type III with type E frame) stationery mailed to Cairo Egypt with arrival p/m on front  September 6 1906. VF.

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 11

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Halil Ul Rahman (Hebron) Superb strike postmark 22.3.1906 tied to 20 Para imprinted stamp on postcard mailed to Germany with full arrival postmark on front March 30 1906. Full German written message on back. This card is in excellent condition. Showpiece rarity.

Start Price: $600
Lot #: 12

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jaffa postmark Collins # PM12 dated December 30 1906 tied to 10 Para stamp on picture postcard mailed to Hebron. Halil Ul Rahman (Hebron) January 2 1907 arrival postmark on front. Only few postal items known with Halil Ul Rahman as arrival postmark. VF & Rare.

Start Price: $200
Lot #: 13

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post (Judaica related) - Jaffa postmark Collins # PM12 dated 26.11.1905 on 20 Para postcard mailed to Poland with oval T postage due marking on front alongside arrival p/m December 8 1905. Yiddish written message on back. F-VF.

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 14

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jericho postmark Collins # PM2 dated 13.3.1902 on scarce type view postcard of the dead sea, mailed to Germany with Jerusalem transit p/m 15.3.1902 & German arrival p/m 29.3.1902. Hotel Du Parc Jericho Violet cachet on front. VF.

Start Price: $50
Lot #: 15

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jerusalem 3, all Arabic postmark Collins # PM33  CV $ 1600.00, Turkish date translate to 13.4.1917  NEW KNOWN EARLY DATE (Collins list this postmark between 15.10.1917 to 17.11.1917). This XF strike postmark tied to prepaid printed matter Turkish stationery cover with 20 Para overprinted  imprinted stamp (Tughra type IV) mailed to Germany with 2 different censor markings on front. One mid. vertical fold, otherwise VF & very rare.

Start Price: $750
Lot #: 15A

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Large size cover (205mm x 140mm) mailed from Jrusalem to Athens Greece by the Greek Orthodox Patrarch. Franked 2 Piastre Turkish stamp, paying the double weight rate, tied by Jerusalem double ring postmark dated April 10 1893. Alexandria Egypt transit p/m on back alongside Athens arrival postmark & the Orthodox Patrarch Red wax seal. 2 page written letter by the Greek Orthodox Patrarch is included. Cover open on top and bottom & with marginal normal wear, otherwise F-VF & rare.

Start Price: $750
Lot #: 16

Palestine Forerunners Turkish Post - Jerusalem 6  XF postmark Collins #PM19 dated 21.3.1915 tied to 20 Para Turkish stamp on postcard mailed to Damas Syria. Jerusalem scarce large double ring censor handstamp on front (Collins type CM2) alongside Damas arrival p/m.  Arabic written message on back. F-VF & scarce.

Start Price: $125
Lot #: 17

 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: $150