Auction #42

Sunday April 21, 2024
Showing 1 - 10 items of 232

Palestine Forerunners

Lot #: 1

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post - 1883 Jerusalem Austrian post cover mailed to Germany. Franked 10 sld Austrian stamp perforation 9.5 x 9.5, tied by Jerusalem postmark dated 8.3 (1883) alongside sender oval cachet "Bichur Cholim Hospital".  German written notations on back cover, regarding money owed . Arrival postmark on back dated 23.3 (1883).  Cover with normal wear on margins. F-VF.

Start Price: $75
Lot #: 2

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post - 15.1.1912 postcard written in Yiddish from Jerusalem to Russia with Russian transit & arrival postmarks on front. Jerusalem postmark is bridge type in the RARE BLUE COLOR. F-VF.

Start Price: $40
Lot #: 3

Palestine Forerunners Austrian Post -  1.3.1897 PARCEL CLOTH BAG.  Size 183mm X 135mm, mailed to Germany. Rare franking rate of 1 Piastre plus 10 Para both tied by Jerusalem double ring postmark . Address label on back. F-VF. Very rare, first time seen.

Start Price: $750
Lot #: 4

Palestine Forerunners French Post  Rare Destination - Jerusalem to Tunisia North Africa. Franked 5c French stamp tied by Jerusalem p/m May 18 1905 alongside Tunis transit & arrival p/ms of May 30,31 1905. Back side  with B/W view of Jerusalem wailing wall. VF.

Start Price: $175
Lot #: 4A

Palestine Forerunners French Post - French levant 1903, 10 cent postal stationery postcard mailed via the French post office in Haifa to Germany, imprinted stamp cancelled with the very scarce postmark CHIFFA/Syrie (Stechille cat. # St.342) 1.3.14 with transit postmark of Port Said /Egypt 3.3.1914. card with very light toning & 2 tiny corner crease, otherwise VF. 1996 Muentz photo certificate.

Start Price: $175
Lot #: 5

Palestine Forerunners French Post - Jerusalem to Marne France May 17 1905. Franked 10c Levant stamp. Beautiful postcard with color view of the French ship Etoile (ship used for pilgrimage to the Holy Land). Long French written message on back. Marne arrival p/m on front May 27 1905. F-VF.

Start Price: $150
Lot #: 6

Palestine Forerunners German Post - Jaffa Local post RARE FREE FRANKING postcard with view of Hardegg Jerusalem Hotel (Jaffa). Card tied by VF German P.O strike Jaffa 9.11.1907. Free local franking used for local delivery within the city was very rare. Est. 15 to 20 mailed items known to exist. Card with some aged spots, otherwise F-VF. 2012 Yakup Nakri (Turkish philatelic expert) photo certificate.

Start Price: $450
Lot #: 7

Palestine Forerunners German Post Rare Destination - Jerusalem to Okahandja German West Africa (Namibia today). 10 Para imprinted stamp stationery cover, tied by Jerusalem p/m 2.6.1908 with arrival p/m on back 7.7.1908. One mid. vertical fold, otherwise F-VF and rare. This is the only cover known to be mailed during the Ottoman Empire from the Holy Land to the small town of Okahandja German west Africa.

Start Price: $600
Lot #: 8

Palestine Forerunner German Post - 5.4.1909 Jerusalem local cover franked 25c overprinted German stamp alongside x2 box cachet "Aus Jaffa Deutsche" IN RED and BLACK.  Hand notation on back. VF & RARE. Bale catalog value $ 980.00

Start Price: $150
Lot #: 9

Palestine Forerunners German Post - 11.7.1904  postcard mailed from Jerusalem to Jaffa (unusual one month voyage) with arrival p/m 12.7.1904 alongside RARE cachet "Aus Ramleh Palestina". Long Arabic written message on back. F-VF. Bale CV $ 400.00

Start Price: $100