97th Holyland Postal Bid Sale

Sale date: 
July 20, 2021



Lot #: 200

NAZARETH (BI-16 # PC 44C) misplaced double print

Start: $55 Buy
Lot #: 201

ILS #1 double print

Start: $40 Buy
Lot #: 627

POST CARD #1 FIRST DAY CANCEL addressed, back clean

Start: $30 Buy
Lot #: 628

TELEGRAM FORMS (1) types #26 (Mazel Toc on the birth of the grandson) an (2) not listed blank

Start: $25 Buy

postal history

Lot #: 237

TAXI MAIL, CA. 1937 (NOV. 16), "Express" cover from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, bearing on reverse Aliyah Taxi Co. black-on-white label, with 25m fee entered by hand; roughly opened at top, the label is Fine to Very Fine, rare, with only five usages on cover believed to have survived from this company.

Start: $200 Buy
Lot #: 238

PRE-1960 METER MAIL same meter type may be from different cities, dates, or rates; over 25 items;

Start: $45 Buy
Lot #: 239

ISRAEL SHUKAF & NIVDAK COVERS In an alert against mail bombs much mail was checked. Two types of hstmps were applied -- SHUKAF (x-rayed) NIVDAK (checked) as well as various labels. The collection features different types of hstmps: triangular, ellipse, circular, Box, etc., different shapes and colors. A few to government officials. The collection has about 10 labels and about 60 cvrs with dozens of different cachet types, color etc. Most F-VF

Start: $230 Buy
Lot #: 240

NEW YEARS MAILINGS These are small 110 x 70 mm envelopes that were used to send New Years cards. Postmarks are from the 1950’s and 1960’s, a few have the Holiday triangle pmks. Over 110 covers

Start: $40 Buy
Lot #: 241

ELECTRONIC CODING AND SORTING 16-page exhibit (needs to be remounted) depicting various electronic markings on covers; these were used in automatic sorting; a mixture of preliminary trial covers and philatelic items

Start: $50 Buy
Lot #: 243

UNITED NATIONS covers to various countries from troops that were part of the UN Emergency Forces. These could have been in the Sinai, Lebanon, or elsewhere; incl 2 POW letters; about 50 items, appears to be mostly commercial usages

Start: $75 Buy
Lot #: 632

RETURN TO SENDER 3 covers marked RETURN (1) USSR (2) Poland (3) USSR – various reasons

Start: $35 Buy
Lot #: 633

CENSORED MAIL 12 covers – all to same address, various dates & stamps; note: one has censor handstamp instead of resealing tape

Start: $30 Buy

Post 1950 Military Mail

Lot #: 242

MILITARY TRIANGLE well over 425 covers with various Military Triangle handstamps; many with censor tapes, Israel postmarks, some registered, seems to be from the 1960’s and 1970’s, quite a few military postcards. Though many are addressed to the same post office boxes or locations, they did go thru the mails – perhaps this was some sort of promotion.

Start: $350 Buy

Desinger Autographs

Lot #: 244

DESIGNER’S AUTOGRAPHS on First Day folders, cards, 2 posters, and the like; 17 in all (3 are UN)

Start: $120 Buy

Posters & Folders

Lot #: 245

PRESENTATION FOLDERS about 30 from the 1950 – 1959, may not be complete

Start: $100 Buy
Lot #: 246

MINI POSTERS Colorful posters with stamp tied by First Day Cancel; many issues from mid-1970’s to mid-1980’s; may not be complete; about 100 different

Start: $200 Buy


Lot #: 623

MERED 2 AND 3 tete-beche and tete-beche gutter pairs

Start: $25 Buy
Lot #: 624

OLIVE BRANCH (BI-16 SB 17) 17 plate blocks with different dates, on some there are two of the date – one with a mark in the upper right and one without (these are from the upper and lower printing sheets)

Start: $35 Buy
Lot #: 625

ZEHAVIT TAB/PLATE BLOCK (BI-16 #ND26) date 20/09/06, block of 15 with 3 tabs

Start: $30 Buy

air mails

Lot #: 626

EILAT AIRMAIL (BI-16 #235) tab strip of 3 with paper fold on left two stamps (thin white line in sea)

Start: $35 Buy