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70997
29-6-1948 rare use of interim JERUSALEM Egg postmarks on airmail to SAN DIEGO
24170997
1948 JERUSALEM Interim overseas mail: 29 JUNE 1948 airmail commercial cover (return addressed "Palestine") to SAN DIEGO, franked 65 mils per FA-1 postage period rate to US using 3x 20m + 1x 5m Doar Ivri stamps tied by 2x strikes of transition period "Egg" postmark of the Head Post Office - this rare on overseas mail; opened gently at back, tear to flap & cover's top left corner missing, vertical fold in center. On this date the US formally announced the resumption of air mail service to Israel (which technically began already on the 26th).


Product Tags: Israeli, America,American Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Early Postal Links and Postal History from Israel, United States and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Air Mail, Philately - Significant Route,
Unsold: may be available for sale $299.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71002
20-6-1948 Jerusalem mail to Tel Aviv cancelled by rosette postmark on last day of use
24171002
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: commercial cover on OHMS requisitioned stationary to TEL AVIV franked 10m at postage period rate using 2nd local issue (Ba105) tied by deformed Sorting Office rosette postmark on last day of use & 20 JUN 1948 dater. The Sorting Office's postmark likely used here as cover posted uncancelled in a street mail box. Slit open at top. Scarce; estimated value $250+


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places,
Unsold: may be available for sale $99.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71003
21-6-1948 Jerusalem Doar Ivri franked mail with Liberation postmark on 1st day of use
22471003
1948 early post-siege interim mail JERUSALEM: local printed matter cover franked 5m per period printed-matter rate using Doar Ivri Ba2, newly arrived in city as of 20 June, and tied by full strike of 1st day usage of 'Liberation' postmark 21 JUNE 1948; addressee not found (manuscript on back) and letter returned to sender; back-flap unsealed as per printed-matter regulations; very fine, Muenz certified.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Printed Matter mail
SOLD $99.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71004
1948 Jerusalem mail to Haifa with interim frank & Liberation postmark on 1st day of use
23671004
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: commercial cover to HAIFA franked 10m at letter rate using 2nd locals issue Ba105, tied by full strike of provisional oval "Liberation" postmark on 1st day of use, 21 JUNE 1948; torn open at bottom & repaired; cover complete, rare.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places,
Unsold: may be available for sale $99.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71005
1948 Jerusalem printed matter mail to Petach Tikva franked by rare 3rd interim series stamp
21171005
1948 JERUSALEM interim local mail: long printed matter cover from nutrition committee in JERUSALEM to PETACH TIKVA, marked "Printed Matter" (barely visible) and franked 5m for the 3m period printed-matter rate using rare locals III stamp with slanting "5" (Ba107) tied by large 38mm MEA SHEARIM branch office postmark with 21 JUNE 1948 rubber dater at center. Franking accepted in Petach Tikva although invalid outside of JERUSALEM as of 23 May. The postal siege on JERUSALEM ended 23 June: this cover most likely transported using the new "Burma Road" land route, opened 6 June. Mea Shearim branch office received the Israeli trilingual canceller around 7 Aug. Folded for length; gently opened.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - unusual postal procedures/fines/taxes, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - Printed Matter mail
SOLD $79.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71006
1948 local Jerusalem mail franked by horizontal row of interim stamps + plate number
23071006
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: 21 Jun 1948 local registered cover from "Technical Department of Jewish Agency" to [architect] Dr. Herman Schlesinger, franked 50m per period 25m rate + 4x additional weight (24m) using top horizontal row of 5x Locals II 10m with plate block number, tied by 5 strikes of local interim postmark + 1 on back; tied by JERUSALEM-18 registry-label 0873 (Rechavia BO) + English single-line dater "1 Jun 1948" with pencil added "2" before the date; back sealed with wax seals (traces visible), cut open at right, a few peripheral edge tears. If dispatched on the 21st, this would have been on the last day of the postal siege; the Jerusalem trilingual postmarks began entering use on 4 July. Of interest, the Jewish Agency held registry number 8 but this letter was sent from Rechavia. The "Technical Department" was headed by chief engineer Yaakov Rieser from 1926-59 and its projects included the planning of the "Tower & Stockade" settlements and the Tel Aviv port. Scarce multiple franked mail. Estimated value $120+


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - Significant Rates/Periods, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $74.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71007
1948 Jerusalem mail to Tel Aviv with interim frank & Egg postmark on 1st day of use
22171007
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: commercial cover to TEL AVIV franked 10m per letter rate using 2nd local issue Ba105 tied by "Egg" liberation postmark on 1st day of use, 22 JUNE 1948; slit open at top. Estimated value $150+


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places,
SOLD $99.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71008
1948 local Jerusalem mail with interim frank & Egg postmark on 1st day of use
19971008
1948 interim mail JERUSALEM / 1st day "Egg" postmark: local commercial cover (requisitioned OHMS stationary) from Minhelet Ha'am Income Tax Office (two clear strikes of scarce cachet on front) franked period letter rate using 10m 2nd local issue Ba105 (Doar Ivri stamps available in the city only as of 20 June) and tied by full strike of first day of use "egg" postmark 22 JUNE 1948 (a day before the end of the 'postal siege' on Jerusalem); roughly opened at left and resealed, vertical fold.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings,
Unsold: may be available for sale $99.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71009
1948 Jerusalem printed matter mail with 3rd series interim frank & large Mea Shearim postmark
21771009
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: local commercial printed-matter cover franked 5m using rare 3rd local issue (Ba107; 2m convenience overfrank as city limited to local issue denominations) tied by large interim postmark (36.5mm - MEA SHEARIM branch post office) and 23 JUN 1948 dater (3 days after start of use of Doar Ivri franks in city); returned as addressee left (manuscript on back); unsealed per printed-matter regulations. Rare commercial use of Ba107 franking + large postmark. Estimated value $325+


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Printed Matter mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings,
Unsold: may be available for sale $99.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71010
2-07-1948 early dated ROULETTED Doar Ivri frank on interim JERUSALEM mail + egg postmark
22671010
Doar Ivri in Interim Jerusalem: rare rouletted 10m frank tied to cover from JERUSALEM to HAIFA & cancelled by -2 JULY 1948 interim egg postmark (2 days before last day of use). Doar Ivri stamps officially entered use in Jerusalem on 20 June but it is generally believed that the rouletted types were not included in the first shipment; as these were the earliest type of Doar Ivri stamps produced, these are rarely seen on later-dated mail originating from Jerusalem; cut open at top.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings,
SOLD $99.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71011
Rare incoming couriered Haifa to Jerusalem mail posted unfranked and not taxed
22871011
Interesting stampless couriered cover from HAIFA to JERUSALEM where entered into the civilian postal system & unusually not taxed (or even marked as being unfranked); tied by near full strike of JERUSALEM 4 Main Post Office postmark (Nacht-289/5) with large datelines, dated 6-7-1948 (3rd day of use), unusually with Latin date over the Hebrew; torn open at left & vertically folded as typical of period couriered covers. The siege on Jerusalem ended on 23 June but mail continued to be brought in/out by couriers for a few months thereafter; specifically unusual here as couriered into Jerusalem (most covers known couriered out).


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Stampless Mail, Philately - unusual postal procedures/fines/taxes, Philately - Significant Route, Philately - Unusual Origin, Destination or Postal Link
Unsold: may be available for sale $199.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71012
Rare 15-7-1948 metal date-line Jerusalem-1 postmark + 3rd series interim frank on mail
23471012
1948 JERUSALEM Interim & State mail - TRIPLE RARITY: 15-7-1948 printed matter commercial cover on loan society stationary ("Totzeret HaAretz" manufacture) from JERUSALEM to BEIT HAKEREM, franked 5m per period printed-matter rate a) using Local III issue stamp (with slanted "5" - rare on covers) & b) tied by full strike of JERUSALEM-1 Sorting Office postmark with METAL DATE SLUG - this very rare: both JERUSALEM-1 and JERUSALEM-4 (Head Post Office) postmarks lacked date slugs from 14 July and used rubber daters until noon on the 15th when metal date slugs received and inserted; c) front-stamped 19-7-1948 BEIT HAKEREM (then small locality outside Jerusalem) arrival very near that post office's 1st date of use (Nacht-289/102: per Shimony et al. 9 July was the earliest known date of use); re-routed to P.O.Box on Jaffo Steet in JERUSALEM. Unsealed per printed-matter regulations. Extraordinary combination cover, very fine. A cover tied by the JERUSALEM-1 metal dater sold for $3150 in 2015 at TAS auction 42; conservative estimated value here $1000-2000.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Small Locales, Philately - Printed Matter mail, Minting/Production Error, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
Unsold: may be available for sale $499.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71013
1948 local Jerusalem mail with rare 3rd series interim frank & near 1st day postmark
20471013
1948 JERUSALEM interim mail: 30-7-1948 local registered cover on doctor's stationary, franked 30m per postage period rate (10m letter + 15m registered fee + 6m additional weight, here convenience undercharge of 1m) using mix of interim locals: 3x 5m 1st issue (Ba101; 1x with small damage) & 10m 1st issue (Ba102) & rare 5m 3rd issue (Ba107), tied by 5 full strikes of JERUSALEM-5 (main PO) postmark on front + 2 on back - this near/at 1st day of use (un-numbered trilingual device first used 4 July, others mid-late July - undetermined in Nachtigal); interim locals issue was still valid for local use until August. Slit open at top, very fine & rare franking. Estimated value $300+


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Significant franks on covers,
Unsold: may be available for sale $99.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71014
23-7-1948 Jerusalem to Tel Aviv mail with late mixed interim & Doar Ivri franking
19071014
1948 JERUSALEM late Interim mixed franking mail: 23-7-1948 business stationary commercial cover to TEL AVIV franked 10m at period letter rate using mixture of 5m Doar Ivri Ba2 + 5m interim 1st local issue Ba101 stamps tied by 2 strikes of trilingual JERUSALEM-1 (Sorting Office) postmark (in use as of 4 July) - and local frank accepted so late in TEL AVIV for delivery: the use of interim franks in JERUSALEM was accepted until around 10 Oct., but outside of the city these need not have been accepted for making the delivery; opened gently at back.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Significant franks on covers, Philately - unusual postal procedures/fines/taxes,
Unsold: may be available for sale $49.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
71015
4 Aug 1948 Misrad Kesher Jerusalem Signals Corp military mail to Air Force unit
21671015
1948 JERUSALEM Military mail: 4 AUG 1948 "Misrad Kesher | Yerusalayim" (Signals Corp) inter-unit stampless corresondence sent to "Officer in charge of Airforce Property matters", re-directed to "deputy battalion commander Y. Meiri" of Southern Command (Jerusalem), and received 6 AUG; inter-unit/intercity correspondence was handled by the SIgnals Corps. Light pencil manuscript at top & bottom suggests sender is "Yardeni" of "2nd battalion - operations division". Sealed with tape; torn open but complete.


Product Tags: Israeli Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Post-Siege Interim Jerusalem (after 20 June) and Postal History from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Military Post Offices or Military Administration, Philately - Stampless Mail,
Unsold: may be available for sale $79.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
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