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70483
Metal insignia hat badge of WWII era Palestine Volunteer Force home guard 1940-43
82970483
Palestine Volunteer Force metal hat badge, circa. 1940-1943; not maker-marked; with slider back; weight: 4.75g. Depicts patron saint St. George slaying a dragon (i.e. Nazi Germany); known in Hebrew as "Kheyl Mitnadvim Ha'Eretz-Israeli", it numbered 2,000 men as home guard force. Formed in Aug. 1940, funded by the Mandate, and based in the 3 main cities, it was open to all British subjects in Palestine & local citizens, tasked with assisting the regular British Army in preparation for war and protecting internal security; there were 2 companies in Jerusalem. In excellent condition, slight bend in field; rare.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian Militaria - metal militaria, Mandate & Yishuv and Militaria from Palestine Mandate and from World War II, 20th Century, 1940s
SOLD $150.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70779
Palestine Mandate dateless triangular CFA postmark on Haifa-Acco printed matter mail
97070779
Mandate Haifa postmarks: 14 JA 1926 mini printed matter cover from HAIFA to ACRE franked 2m at printed matter rate using London II Ba72 tied by double-ring date-stamp GD-37 and dateless triangular "CFA" postmark GD-80; torn open at back, but complete; business card inside. The dateless triangular postmark was used to process bulk domestic printed matter mail at Jewish New Year and Christmas time, ostensibly to 'hide' the sending date in case of delays - here undermined by use of the datestamp. Scarce, very fine; estimated value $125+


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, Postmarks & Postal Markings - Mandate and Postal History from Palestine Mandate and from 20th Century, 1920s, 1924-1929 4th Aliya which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Printed Matter mail,
SOLD $39.00
3 bids
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
70813
12/1922 KANTARA HAIFA TPO SOUTH & LUDD JUNCTION postmarks on mail to Petach Tikva
79270813
Travelling post offices - rare postmark trio: 26 DE 1922 cover from HAIFA to "COLONY PETACH TIKVA near Jaffa", franked 5m on back per period inland letter rate using London I typographical frank Ba-64 & tied by full strike of local postmark; backstamped 27 DE 22 KANTARA HAIFA T.PO SOUTH (Dorf-11, rated D+) transit, 27 DE 22 LUDD JUNCTION (Dorf-10, rated F+) transit, and next day arrival (Dorf-3, rated D+); slit open at top, very fine.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, Postmarks & Postal Markings - Mandate and Postal History from Palestine Mandate and from 20th Century, 1920s, 1919-1923 3rd Aliya which are Philately - significant cachets & postal markings
SOLD $99.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 20:00
70880
10/1942 WWII censored mail from BEIRUT to HAIFA with 15-stamp multiple franking
87470880
Wartime mail from Lebanon: 7 X 1942 surface mailed "Doar" (Palestine made) stationary cover from 'American Junior College for Women' BEIRUT to HAIFA, franked 15Pia using sheet-segment of 15x stamps & tied by multiple strikes of local postmark; passed Haifa H13 censor; slit open at top, vertical fold at left; lovely multiple franking.


Product Tags: Lebanese, Mandatory Palestinian Philately - Postal Covers, WWII era Postal Links and Postal History from Lebanon, Palestine Mandate and from World War II, 20th Century, 1940s which are Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Significant franks on covers,
SOLD $60.00
1 bid
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
93471010
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
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