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Lot 12477

Israel, 1948, Selection of Eight Interim Period Covers, all on homemade pages with extensive annotation; comprises complete Jerusalem Locals second issue (Bale #104-106) with one-day 16.5.1948 Doar Yerushalayim cancel; a block of four 10m Tiberias Emergency Mail (Bale #J) tied by one of two Tiberias "Minhelet Ha'am" postmarks with straightline 2 May 1948 date above; a top margin tête-bêche gutter pair of Nahariya Locals first issue 10m (Bale #108) tied by "By Sea" cancel dated 11 May 1948 with "Emergency Mail by Sea/Nahariya - Haifa" handstamp alongside; 10m Weizmann tied by Holon Mandate postmark; Tel Aviv's "Doar"-overprints in violet or red on two covers; a trio of "Doar"-overprinted Interim or JNF Labels on a cover from Haifa; plus a final unaddressed Haifa cover bearing three JNF Labels overprinted "Doar"; sound and fresh throughout; accompanied by articles (some partial) on this period of postal history, Very Fine, an attractive holding.
Suggested Bid $150
Current Bid $75
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Lot 12478
Israel, 1948-63, Solid and Valuable Array with Numerous Key Tabs, bright and clean throughout; untabbed singles feature lightly hinged #1-9 and J1-J5, plus never hinged #1a-3b; tabs include #10-14, 15, 23-25, 27, 33-34, and 55, either hinged in tab only or with offset/adhesions on gum; plus souvenir sheets #16, 187a and miniature sheet of #241 all never hinged, as well as UPU and Coin complete booklets; a nice addition to your collection or your stock, F.-V.F. with better. Scott $2,300 .
Suggested Bid $400
Current Bid $200
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Lot 12479
Israel, 1960, Accounting Tax Revenues on MGM Rental, the document dated 31.7.61, for the Rama Cinema in Ramat Gan, the film 1943's Tarzan's Desert Mystery (the accompanying write-up suggests there's a good reason you're not familiar with this one!); vertical pair each Second Series 2Ag blue and 10Ag red (Bale #IT.REV.20, IT.REV.24), all with "No"/"Nr" and number in red, the 10Ag pair miscut with portion of tab at right; stamps fresh, central vertical file fold through 1Ag pair but of little consequence, F.-V.F. or better, neat collateral for the film buff.
Suggested Bid $50
Current Bid $26
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