Russian Post Haifa - 3 better items: each w/pmk KAIFA - ROPIT (st. 612); a) 8.7.1911 official Russian Postal receipt for money order & declaration of value of 15 Rbs. b) 27 XI 1911 pmk tying 2x20pa on 4 Kop Russian Levant stps to commerc firm's cv mailed to Wien; c) 28.11.1912 1pi on 10Kop Russian Levant Letter Card (Mi #K2) w/message posted locally in Haifa , Rare use of the Russian Letter Card; f-vf (x3)
By: Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd.
Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd. Auction #45
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Lot #26 - Russia
11.3.1902 10Kop Russian Levant Letter Card posted in Jaffa cancelled JAFFA ROPIT (St. #631) 12 MAY 1902 pmk repeated alongside, addressed to Germany w/o message, transit Alexandria 28.5.02; vf & Rare as use of the Russian Letter Card is very seldom seen
Lot #27 - Russia
6/1905 Russian 3k pc entire for domestic rate mailed from Yakaterinoslav to Jerusalem underpaid 1k encircled "T" hnstp the charge collected in cash upon arrival as the Russian Post did not use P. Due stps in the Holy Land, Odessa transit & ROPIT JERUSALEM 19-VII-05 arr pmks all on face; 2 tiny filing holes at left o/w vf. The pc is handwritten & signed in Hebrew by the Zionist leader M. Ussishkin to...
Lot #28 - San Marino
1948 Work Day 100L Imperforate bottom left corner; hinge trace bottom of margin, stp u/m, vf, sign A. Bolaffi, Sassone 340a - €850, unlisted in Mi
Lot #29 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
13 Nov 25 Imperial Airways 1st regularly scheduled acceptance of Civilian Mail from Palestine to Iraq, cv frank 2pi (SG #81), 13m letter rate + 7m airmail fee, tied by meter canc. JERUSALEM 13 NOV 25, air mail cachet on face; 2 hinge traces on back flap, vf & scarce
Lot #30 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
1927 Imperial Airways Special Flight - Cairo - Gaza - Baghdad - Karachi 1st Palestine mail for Iraq & India. American Express Co. Jerus. imptd. stationery cv frank 26m (SG #79x2) - 13m letter rate + 13m airmail fee, pmkd meter Jerusalem 3 APR 1927. Newall p 277: "a special mail carrying flight on this route stopped exceptionally at Gaza on 5 April 1927.... only 3 letters for Karachi left in the Gaza Post Office...
Lot #31 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
3 Crash cvs Palestine related: a) Scipio Crash - 1936 (Aug. 20) air mail cv Haifa to Belgium frank 15m crashed on Aug. 22, French sealing labels on back....
Lot #32A - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
1929 Orientfahrt cv franked 2RM Eagle pmkd Fried'havn 24 MRZ 29 addr to "Hebron - Anglo-Palestine Company", dropped over Ramleh & forwarded to Jerusalem 27 MAR 29 machine pmk & arrival HEBRON same day; vf, a Rare destination, certif Dieter Leder
Lot #32 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
30 Nov 1941 large commerc. Air Mail Regist. cv from TLV to Long Island - USA frank 1890m (9x200m, SG #103 + 50m + 2x20m) to pay the air mail rate of 125m x15 + 15m registration, as addressed to a Bank the cv was subject to "Executive Order 8389" cachet on front (explanatory note attached), redirected for the censorship to Haifa & sent from Haifa Eastbound on 10 Dec. 1941...
Lot #33 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
Poster - 1929 Zeppelin Orientfahrt - Mail Drop was announced by means of posters in & around the town of Er Ramle. Most were washed away by the rain. According to Fred Blau 1 original is believed to survive & 10 Facsimiles made - this being No 1 ex collection J.D. van As, litho print in Red, 15x21cm trilingual: Hebrew, English & Arabic; vf
Lot #34 - AIR MAIL (Palestine Related)
1929/86 Haifa Air Mail & First Flights mail - 65 cvs, pcs & ppcs bearing F. Fl., Airline companies cachets & Airmail markings related to Haifa, incl: 1929 & 1931 Zeppelin flights, 1940 Trans- Atlantic via clipper mail, 1941 via pacific from USA to Haifa, 1944/5 OAT 4 cvs, 1948 PEDI F.Fl. No 524 & First Flights: 1931 London-Haifa, Haifa-London, Haifa-Athens, Haifa-India,...
Lot #35 - palestine forerunners
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...
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...
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, s...
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