1948 Taxi Mail - 8 cvs: a) EGGED 14.4.1948 Jerus to Herzliya (6 days before the Siege) back flap faults, 2 diff labels; b) AVIV TAXI 2.5.48 Haifa to Jerus, full label on back, filing holes; c) ATID TAXI 2.5.48, full label on front, TLV to Haifa, 100m fee, Ottoman Bank cv; d) YAEL TAXI 9.5.48 TLV to Haifa, full label on back 80m fee; e) KESHER TAXI 19.5.48 Nahariya to Haifa (siege just been lifted) full label on back 100m fee; f) AVIV TAXI 19....
By: Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd.
Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd. Auction #45
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Lot #104 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
HAIFA MESSENGER SERVICE - REGISTERED commerc bank cv properly franked 2x20m labels (#M2) tied by the rare boxed Haifa Messengers cachet (type B); vf & Rare, sign Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #105 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Haifa Messengers Service commerc. cv mailed to Barclays Bank in Haifa franked 15m label type 1 in Red (Rare), rate for delivery within a local zone, tied by boxed cachet type B "Haifa"; roughly opened top, f-vf
Lot #106 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Haifa Messengers Service - commerc cv sent locally in Hadar Ha'Carmel, incl. content (weeding invitation) franked 15m label in Red type M1b rate for delivery within Hadar Ha'Carmel, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; vf & Rare
Lot #107 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Haifa Messengers Service commerc cv sent locally in Haifa franked 15m label type M3 (right angles & saw like frame in Violet) rate for delivery within Hadar Hacarmel, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; f - vf & Rare, ELPS - $1000 + +, signed Muentz
Lot #108 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Haifa Messengers Service - 3 items: a) commerc cv mailed to The Jewish Agency in Haifa franked 20m label rate for delivery to downtown, tied by boxed cachet type A "Cafe Riga"; b+c) The Messengers' log book pages No 14 & 15 dated 2.3.48, one for regular mail & one for registered letters both w/"Cafe Riga" boxed cachet, reinforced; f - vf (x3)...
Lot #109 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
BESIEGED SETTLEMENTS: Besieged Gush Etzion to Besieged Jerusalem - Flown cv from Gush Etzion by Haganah plane return address: "Miriam Eichenberg, Gush Etzion, POB 2693 Tel Aviv" many settlements maintained POBs in TLV, (Miriam Eichenberg was taken as POW by the Arab Legion & released on June 6 when the women were returned) the Gush settlements were under siege as of Jan 48, the air strip was in service as of Feb 7, the Gush surrendered...
Lot #110 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Besieged Gush Etzion 23 AP 48 Flown cv from Gush Etzion, return address: "Shlomo Froind Kfar Etzion, POB 2693 Tel Aviv", many settlements maintained POBs in TLV, (Shlomo Freund was killed in the last battle of the Gush 13.5.48) the Gush settlements were under siege as of Jan 48, the air strip was in service as of Feb 7, the Gush surrendered to the Jordanian Legion on 13 May 1948. The cv is franked by a JNF label (Kap #810b) not valid for...
Lot #111 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Besieged Ben Shemen: 16.5.48 Flown cv from Ben Shemen near Lydda addressed to Dr. Levin at the H.Q. of the KKL in Jerusalem via the TLV office, franked M. Ha'am 10m stp (Ba #23). The village was under siege as of April 48 & was serviced by a small air strip, the siege was lifted on 10.7.1948, cv Flown to TLV & cancelled upon arrival w/Israeli trilingual pmk of 16.5.1948 First Day, return addr: Dov Nir - Ben Shemen; vertical center...
Lot #112 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Besieged Ben Shemen: 9.6.48 Flown imprinted Ben Shemen bilingual stationery pc addressed to Tel Aviv. The village (near Lydda) was under siege as of April 48 & was serviced by a small air strip, the siege was lifted on 10.7.1948, pc Flown to TLV by Haganah plane, arrival pmk APO #3 - 9.6.48 on face, message in Hebrew dated 8.6.48 by the officer in charge of culture in the village:"... we are completely cut-off..."; 2 filing holes at left...
Lot #113 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
1948 Besieged Sodom - 4 items: a) 10 June 1948 official doc Army Post form 1604, confirming that unit #192 is allocated to Sodom & that contact is by air; b) 7.7.1948 Earliest Recorded use of unit cachet #192 on Flown cv from Sodom to TLV; c&d) 27.9.48 - 2 OAS Army letters Flown from Sodom to TLV cancelled upon arrival "APO Base A" in TLV; f - vf (x4) valuable
Lot #114 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
THE POST OFFICES: GIV'AT BRENNER regist #0572 franked 25m mixed franking 20m (2x10) Mandate (SG #97) & M. Ha'am 5m stp (Ba #32)) tied by 2 pmks in Black repeated twice on back & office dater 14 MY 1948; 2 small spots, f-vf & Rare, appx 30 cvs mailed
Lot #115 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
QIRYAT AMAL regist #27 name of locality in Hebrew & R No. in manscpt on hand made label, properly franked 25m mixed franking of M. Ha'am 12m stps (Ba #5 & 14) & Mandate 13m (Ba #107) tied by 2 pmks in Black repeated on back, mailed to Haifa; vf & Rare, appx 37 cv mailed
Lot #116 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Interim 1948 - 4 better cvs: a) AFFULA regist #0114 properly franked 25m M. Ha'am stps (Ba 4x #6 & 14) tied by Violet pmks; b) BAT YAM regist #0259 properly franked 25m M. Ha'am stps (Ba #1, 5, & 2x12) tied by 2 pmks in Black; c) Rishon Le Zion 12 APR 1948 pmk tying top marginal 40m local stp pos. 2 to Express cv to TLV, scarce date; d) Safed FDC 4 MAY 1948, the rectangular boxed pmk, vf strike in Carmine-Red tying 10m local stp Sett...
Lot #117 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
TAXED M. HA'AM FRANKING: Commerc. cv Haifa to TLV frank Demonetized 5m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #32), large T & boxed "To Pay 20 Mils", Taxed upon arrival 2x10m (#J3) tied by pmk TEL AVIV 2.6.1948; few scattered spots, fine & early tax
Lot #118 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
Commerc. cv Rosh Pinna (return address) to TLV frank Demonetized 10m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #23) via Haifa 30.5.1948, large T & boxed "To Pay 20 Mils", Taxed upon arrival 10m horiz. marginal pair (#J3) tied by pmk TEL AVIV 2.6.1948; few scattered spots, fine & early tax
Lot #119 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
First Day 1st Postage Dues in Haifa: Local commerc bank Printed-Matter cv frank 3m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #1) unpostmarked as Demonetized, marked large T & boxed "TO PAY 6 MILS", Taxed 6m - 1st P. Dues 2x3m (2x #J1, vert pair) tied by pmk HAIFA 1.6.1948 FD for PD; vert centerfold away from stps & pmks, f - vf, signed Tsachor - Aloni
Lot #120 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
5-6/1948 - 4 taxed items all franked Unoverprinted JNF 10m labels: a+b) 2 cvs marked boxed "To Pay 20 mils", both taxed upon arrival 20m M. Ha'am Diaspora stps used as Postage Dues tied by TLV M. Ha'am pmks; c) Pc marked boxed "To Pay 20 mils", taxed upon arrival 20m M. Ha'am (x2 Weizmann stps); d) Cv from Natanya to Haifa marked in manuscript "To Pay 20 mils", taxed upon arrival 20m 1st Israeli...
Lot #121 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
1948 Interim Collection - 73 cvs, pcs & docs, 25 are regist. incl.: Jerusalem 17 cvs; few local, convoy & 3 period cvs, Army Post 10 items incl. a registered cv & flown cvs from the Negev; Haifa British Fleet Mail 5 items, 2 are regist. cvs; Nahariya 7 items, 4 regist. cvs & 34 Interim cvs generally frank w/ M. Ha'am stps & pmks few regist; f-vf (x73) valuable lot collected by a specialist
Lot #122A - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
12 items Valuable lot, incl: a) 1.IV. 1948 regist. cv Beyrouth to Jerus & retour as Left; b) Ramatayim M. Ha'am correct 7m pc rate to Holon; c) Ramat Gan big size regist. cv cpl set Diaspora 1 in Brown (Ba #42/51c - $425 off cv); d) Safed local large pmk 15 MAY 1948 regist. cv to Haifa arrival 17.5.48 correct 25m - 2x10m Diaspora + 5m (Ba #10) Rare in Safed; Nahariya: e) 9 APR 1948 - 4th slogan cv to Haifa; f) Souvenir Sheet Essay - only...
Lot #122 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
1948 Interim - lot of 7 cvs incl.: Safed 2 cvs: 6 MAY 1948 large local Carmine pmk tying stp to unaddressed cv & commerc. cv from Moshav Zkenim Safed to TLV 11 MAY 1948 local pmk (signed Dr. Sela); Rishon le Zion 3 cvs: 2 MAY Tel Aviv dispatch to RLZ, 5 May RLZ to TLV & 6 MAY Nachlat Yehuda to TLV; TLV commerc cv to Nahariya franked 10m Mandate stp (#97) & Yellow Delivery local label tied by M. Ha'am pmk in Black & Jerusalem...
Lot #123 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
1948/70 Service Suspended, Pas de Service & Confiscated mail - 20 cvs incl. 3 cvs 1948/50 confiscated & censored mail by the Egyptians, 10 cvs "Returned to Sender - Service Suspended" from USA during April - May 1948, Denmark August 48, England - No Registered mail Service - as late as February 1949, Lebanon April 1948 & a local cv addressed to an Arab in Jaffa end of April 48, 1950/70 - 7 cvs Pas de Service from Israel to...
Lot #124 - 1948 INTERIM (Local Posts Follow)
1948 Postal History - 45 cvs & cards: Arab POW's in Israel: 9/1948 ex Hebron, 8/1949 ex Gaza, 1 via Iraqi Corps in Jordan + 2 others; Jerusalem - 13 cvs local stps incl: Courier to TLV 14.6.1948, 1st Convoy 18.6.1948 in Haifa, "Egg" pmk 2 JULY 1948, etc.; Nahariya - 4 cvs incl 10m Yellow label on window cv, 22 April 1948 Slogan, etc.; Safed - cv to TLV local 10m stp tied by local pmk 10 MAY 1948; Haganah - 4 cvs, 3 regist; Tiberias (...