lot # 1066 - 3: Israel: Forerunners and Interim Period forerunners
1948, Proposed Jewish State, specialized collection (Bale 29-31), mint and used collection with approximately 100 covers or documents, with a wealth of mixed frankings, including J.N.F. Jewish State set of three labels without values in complete sheets of 10 (Kaplove #925-927), never hinged, and Proposed Jewish State 10m brown overprinted by circular "Doar" in complete sheet of 10 mint; 5m blue complete sheet of 10 used on local Haifa envelope; 5m with Herzl 10m and Jewish Brigade 10m tied by "Minhelet Ha'am" double-ring handstamp of Ra'anana with "Raanana" Mandate c.d.s. alongside on 1948 (May 2) Registered envelope to Hertsilya (first day of use of the Interim stamps); 5m pair and single on separate 1948 (May-June 6) Official Registered Express local Nathanya envelopes additionally franked with a spectacular array of other Interim issues as well as Mandate issue on one; 5m used on 1948 (May 5) Palestine 25m Air Letter to London; 5m red overprint and 10m with Zionist Jubilee 5m and Ramat Gan 10m on envelope from Kfar Behadraga to Tel Aviv; 5m red overprint with Herzl 2m vertical tête-bêche pair and single on envelope from Ma'abarot to Tel Aviv; 5m strip of three with Jewish Brigade 10m on Registered envelope from Ramat Hasharon to Tel Aviv; 10m singles (2) with Jewish Brigade 10m on Registered envelope from Kfar Yehezkel to Tel Aviv, registration label with town name in manuscript; 10m singles (2) with Zionist Jubilee 5m and Herzl 2m (on reverse) on 1948 (May 3) Registered envelope from Kefar Shemarayahu to Tel Aviv (May 4 arrival); 10m block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet with two rows of double perforations on 1948 (May 11) Pardess Hanna local envelope; 50m block of four with Negev Pipeline 50m on Registered envelope from Haifa to Nahariya (no arrival); and 50m horizontal pairs imperforate-between and in right margin on separate Registered local Haifa envelopes, one additionally franked with 5m and 10m, Fine to Very Fine, fully imaged online.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.