THE PRE-PHILATELIC PERIOD: Haifa 29 OCT 1854 folded letter complete w/full text in Greek to Athens forwarded to Beyrouth by the Agent "AVIERINO CAIFFA" then by the Agent "NICOLAS ZIFFO & CO. BEYROUTH" both with oval cachets on back, the latter also dated the letter in manscpt "30 Oct 1854", then to the Lloyd their oval pmk on face "BERUTTI - AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO" (St. 500.2), marked "10" for Greek Leptas to pay the domestic fee on...
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Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd. Auction #45
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Lot #36 - palestine forerunners
1868 St. Jean d'Acre to Malta - 2 pages folded letter from Acri by C. Avierino dated 23 July 1868 to Signori B. Tagliaferre & Figls in Malta, endorsed "Via Jaffa", on face "C. AVIERINO- St Jn D'ACRE & CAIFFA" oval bilingual cachet, inside recipient's note: "1867, C. Avierino, Acri, 3 Luglio, Rec 23 D, Risp 27 D"; usual archive fold, f - vf
Lot #37 - palestine forerunners
1868 St. Jean d'Acre to Malta - 1 page folded letter from Acri on C. Avierino's embossed stationery dated 23 February 1868 to Signori B. Tagliaferre & Figls in Malta,on face "C. AVIERINO- St Jn D'ACRE & CAIFFA" oval cachet, inside recipient's note: "1867, C. Avierino, Acri, 23 Febbrajo, Rec 4 Maigo, Risp 16"; usual archive fold, f - vf
Lot #38 - palestine forerunners
JEWISH COLONIES: 1909 Petah Tiqva 14 para local ("Oranges") top marginal bl. of 4; u/m, light gum bends, f-vf & scarce
Lot #39 - palestine forerunners
Rarity: "Meir Shfeya" - Satellite colony to Zichron Ya'acov founded 1891 - ZICHRON YA'ACOV (St. 716) faint Hebrew 1 line cachet in Violet on 20pa Austrian Levant imptd Postcard originated at "Shfeya", processed via Zichron & Haifa, mailed to Dr. A. Ruppin in jaffa, pmkd CAIFA OESTER... (St. 506) 28.10.11 arrival JAFFA OESTER... (St. 526) 30.10.11 pmk alongside, message in Hebrew written by Haim Dov Kantor (Mohel & Shohet) one of...
Lot #40 - palestine forerunners
1896 Forwarding Agent "MOISE JEDID LEVI - BEYROUTH" oval bilingual cachet on back of a cv originated at the Galilee Jewish communities (Safed or Tiberias) addr. to the rich Jewish community of Padova Italy, franked and posted at the Austrian Post in Beirut, on back 1 pi on 10 K Austrian Levant stp tied by pmk BEIRUT OSTERR.....96, forwarding agent's cachet & arrival pmk PADOVA 16.6.96; roughly opened at left o/w vf, seldom offered out...
Lot #41 - palestine forerunners
THE TURKISH POST: CAIFA - (PM 4) full clear strike in Blue on 20 pa postal stationery card mailed to Germany, message in German dated Caifa 12.9.85 by the British Vice Consul, Turk. transit & German arrival pmks; vf for this difficult pmk, Collins: "7 items recorded"
Lot #42 - palestine forerunners
HAIFA POSTA SHUBESI 1287 (PM 3) in Violet clear Negative Seal on 20 pa Turkish postal stationery card to Germany, message dated 30.1.1898, arrival pmk on front COBURG 1 - 8.2.98; few light peripheral wrinkles, f - vf & Rare, signed Nakri & Tsachor, certif Muentz
Lot #43 - palestine forerunners
HAIFA POSTA SHUBESI 1287 (PM 3) in Violet clear Negative Seal on Nazareth - Gruss Aus ppc tying 20 pa Turkish stp, mailed to Austria c/o Thomas Cook & Sons travel Agency Wien their Haifa oval 9.5.98 cachet on front, transit ALEXANDRIA 12.V.98 & WIEN arrival pmks, short message dated 5.5.98; top left & bottom right light corner creases, f - vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #44 - palestine forerunners
10.8.1902 registered double weight cv sent by "Augusto Parodi - Caifa" mailed to Hamburg, franked on back, 4 color Turkish franking - 10 stps: 4x5pa + 4x10pa + 20pa + 1pi total 3pi: 1pi basic rate + 1pi addit weight + 1pi Registration fee all tied by HAIFFA 10.8.902 pmk (PM 7), UPU R cachet #450 (RC 1) - this on front, Hamburg 20.8.02 arrival pmk on back; light peripheral creases, f - vf early regist. cv
Lot #45 - palestine forerunners
6/1915 registered pc from Haifa to Stuttgart - Germany franked 3x20pa Turkish stps total 60pa: 20pa pc rate + 40pa registration, stps tied by CAIFFA 2 - 12.6.15 (PM 11) pmks, UPU R cachet #121 alongside & large single line Red cachet RECOMMANDEE, Beyrout Austrian & German censor cachets all on face, message in German by Templar; light perf foxing o/w vf & scarce, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #46 - palestine forerunners
1/1916 registered Littoral cv from Haifa to Istanbul franked 3x20pa total 1 pi + 20pa: 20 pa Littoral rate + 1pi Registration, stps tied by HAIFFA 8.1.916 (PM 7) pmks, UPU R cachet (RC1) #1198 alongside, arrival BEICOS 18.1.1916 front & back; light toning, f - vf & scarce, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #47 - palestine forerunners
5/1917 registered cv from the German Consulate in Haifa to Stuttgart frank Turkish stps 20pa + 2x1pi total 100pa: 50pa basic letter rate + 50pa registration tied by superb CAIFFA 1 - 23.5.17 Octagonal (PM 12) pmks R framed cachet (RC 3) #159 alongside, on back German Consulate seal & transit pmks of Beyrouth & Stamboul, arrival STUTTGART 12.6.17; very light toning, vf & scarce, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #48 - palestine forerunners
8/1917 registered cv from Haifa to Wien franked on back 100 pa (8x5pa + 20pa + 1pi): 50pa basic rate + 50pa registration all tied by CAIFFA 1 - 18.8.17 (PM 10) pmks, on front UPU R cachet #373 (RC 1) + Beyrout, Istanbul & Austrian censor cachets; cv trimmed at top 1mm, f - vf, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #49 - palestine forerunners
DAMAS – CAIFFA 1 (RP 11) 15 3 16 vf pmk on 20pa imptd stp paid answer part of a letter card sent to Berlin, Latest Known Date, message in German dated "Jerusalem 13.3.16" & couriered to Haifa, Damas transit, Beirut & Austrian censor marks + UBERPRUFT (examined) all on face; f - vf & Very Rare, ex Schaeffer, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #50 - palestine forerunners
DAMAS - CAIFFA 2 (RP 12) fine pmk 8.11.1921 tying 1pi + 2pi O.M.F. Syrian stps to cv Damas to Haifa, arrival pmk HAIFA 9 NO 21, in use after WWI; cv cleaned, f - vf & Rare, certif Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #51 - palestine forerunners
Turkish Post Haifa 4 items: a) Mis-Cut Turkish 20 pa postal stationery of the 1892 issue from Haifa to Beirut, mailed in the Austrian Post & pmkd by "CAIFA OESTER... POST" (St #505) 19 Sept. 1898, Muentz certif.: only 3 such items known; b) HAIFFA (PM6) vf pmk 1901 tying 2pi Turkish stp to commerc registered cv w/regist cachet RC-1 #1222; c) "CAIFFA 2" Octagonal (PM 13) light impression pmk tying 10pa revenue stp to telegram receipt for...
Lot #52 - palestine forerunners
JERUSALEM 4 - Octagonal (PM 24, A&P 24) vf pmk in Black 12 3 13 tying 20pa (2x10) Turkish stps to ppc (Jerusalem view) mailed to the USA, message in English dated 10.3.13; light foxing...
Lot #53A - palestine forerunners
MEO CHAREM (PM1) full vf pmk 17-6-17 on 10c Swiss Answer part pc entire mailed to St. Gallen, Istanbul transit & 2 diff. Turkish censor cachets all on face; bottom right corner bend, vf
Lot #53 - palestine forerunners
30.8.15 commerc. Registered 20pa imptd stationery cv Jerus. to Frankfurt, addit. 20pa & 1pi stps total 2pi correct rate all tied by 2 clear pmks Octag. JERUSALEM 9 (PM29 - latest date) repeated on back, Registry cachet RC5 #494, Beyrouth transit pmk & boxed R cachet, Turkish & German censor marks, arrival pmk 23.9.15, sender is Elia Honig; vf
Lot #54 - palestine forerunners
3 commerc. Registered items ex Jerusalem: a) 23.2.14 cv to Colmar - Germany frank 1½ & 1¾ pi Turkish stps, pmk Octag. JERUSALEM 6 (PM26), regist cachet RC4, arrival pmk; b) 28.7.915 cv to Munchen, frank 10pa + 1¾ pi Turkish stps, total correct 2pi rate, pmk JERUSALEM (PM13) regist cachet RC5, censored & arrival pmk; c) 26.10.16 Registered Postcard frank 10 & 20 pa + 1pi Turkish stps correct rate incl 10pa War Orphan Tax, pmk Octag...
Lot #55 - palestine forerunners
TAXED: 11/1911 commerc cv ex Mersina Austrian Post to Jaffa properly frank 1pi Austrian Levant stp (Mi 57) tied by pmk MERSINA OESTER... POST. Upon arrival the cv was erroneousely transferred to the Turkish Post instead of the Aust. Post, the Austrian franking was not tolerated and the cv was taxed 1pi Turk P. Dues (Mi 29) tied by JAFFA pmk; small top opening faults o/w f - vf & Rare, certif Sorani, signed Tsachor-Aloni
Lot #56 - palestine forerunners
Nasra Telegraf ve Hanei 1301 (Nazareth Telegraph and Post Office 1885) (T1) & "Nazareth MAI 16 900" (PM4) vf pmks on ppc (Souvenir de Nazareth) sent from Nazareth to France, franked...
Lot #57 - palestine forerunners
1899/1949 - 10 items Mixed lot; Turkish Post 3 items - Bethlehem Seal ppc to Germany, JERUSALEM (GARE) ppc to Belgium & NAZARETH ppc to Algeria; Palestine Post 4 items - #4 on ppc to GB, JA triangular on P. Matter pc to Germany ! against regulations; 2pi Typo (#11) on regist. cv ex ALEP 12/1919; 1931 AGYPTENFAHRT Zeppelin cv w/Egypt 50 & 100m ovptd. stps to Jerus.; 16.2.49 Israel 250pr Jerusalem stp full tab private FDC this w/toning...