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Sale 749

The Leo Malz Specialized Collection
of Palestine and Israel


Israel




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Lot 1125
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1948 First Coins complete, Ministry of Communications proof sheets (Bale 1-9), three black proof sheets of complete issue on glazed surface paper, with serial numbers "1402", "1812", and "2386", Very Fine, there were 4,000 sheets produced and distributed with the first issue of Habulai Ha'Ivri, the philatelic journal, the first signed by Tsachor.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 1126

1948 First Coins complete (Bale 1-9), plate blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged; the 250m has marginal corner crease and the 500m has defective perforation in left sheet margin, the others Very Fine.
Scott 1-9.
Bale $4,135.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $900
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Lot 1127

1948 First Coins complete, collection of over 100 covers (Bale 1-9), with an excellent range of frankings, cancellations, rates and usages; commencing with a specialized section of 30 envelopes bearing 3m with tabs including multiples, settings and types identified as well as special cancels; 10m perf 10 with 20m on scarce Printed Matter rate postcard plus 10m perf 10 with 50m on Airmail envelope, both to the U.S.; 50m late usage (Dec. 1952) on envelope from Hadar Ramatayim to Haifa; and 250m to 1000m cancelled by special Haifa datestamp (May 13, 1949) on two local envelopes, generally Fine to Very Fine, see a sample online.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $700 - 800.
Current Bid $350
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Lot 1128
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1948 First Coins complete, specialized collection (Bale 1-9), with shades, papers, perforations, multiples, and varieties; including Ministry of Communications four black proof sheets of complete issue on glazed surface paper, all with reduced margins; plus issued (mint unless otherwise stated) 3m block of 20 (10 x 2) with tabs comprising the lower two rows of the sheet; 3m vertical pairs imperforate-between (4, one with tab); 3m rouletted horizontal pair with tabs imperforate vertically (minor faults, with 1986 Tsachor certificate); 3m rouletted horizontal marginal strip of 10 with spectacularly misaligned horizontal rouletting; 3m horizontal pairs (3, one used) with tabs showing double perforations between stamp and tabs or in tab; 5m and 10m plate blocks of four with double horizontal perforations between stamps and margin at top; 10m block of 20 (10 x 2) with wrong tabs comprising the lower two rows of the sheet and similar block of 10; 15m perf 10 with tab (regummed); 15m printed on gum side (2006 Doron Waide certificate); 50m block of four, vertical pair and single all with tabs, one stamp in each with plate flaw; high values used, and Postage Dues; also forgeries, mainly Fine to Very Fine, see a sample online.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1129

1948 First Coins complete, collection of approximately 50 Official Government First Day Covers (Bale 1-9), including envelope bearing perf 10 x 11 3m plate block of four serial number "1209"; four envelopes bearing 3m to 50m with the 15m on each being perf 10 (Bale #4e, one signed Tsachor); three envelopes bearing 3m to 50m with tabs; five envelopes bearing 3m to 1000m, one with "Matnat Zikaron" imprint; and one envelope bearing 250m to 1000m with marginal slug or stars; a few small faults, but mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1130

1948 First Coins complete, collection of over 100 Unofficial First Day Covers (Bale 1-9), noteworthy for a wide range of usages, frankings (some mixed with Interim issues), and numerous towns; Mandate cancellations with Maoz Hayim (unaddressed, signed Tsachor) and Nesher Yajur Registered envelope to Haifa bearing 5m and 10m; some envelopes also have cachets; the frankings include four envelopes bearing 1m to 50m with tabs, two have perf 10 x 11 3m and 10m (one with 1981 S.I.P. certificate), and envelope from Nahalal to Tel Aviv bearing rouletted 10m; a few faults, generally Fine to Very Fine, see a sampling online.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $450 - 550.
Current Bid $450
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Lot 1131

1948 First Coins complete, two First Day Covers (Bale 1-9), on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed cacheted First Day Covers, one with "Matnat Zikaharon" imprint, Very Fine.
Scott 1-9.
Bale $570.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 1132

1948, 3m-50m First Coins with tabs, collection of approximately 95 covers (Bale 1-6), with different papers and tab types, multiple frankings with many Registered, including complete set on First Day Cover; 5m block of 12 (4 x 3) from the lower right corner of the sheet, Setting C, on 1948 local Tel Aviv Registered envelope; 10m and 50m both with wrong tabs used together with normal tabs of both values on two similar 1948 Registered envelopes; 15m with wrong tabs used on five separate envelopes; 50m with tabs used on 15 covers including 50m on gray paper with 15m on 1948 envelope from Petah Tikwa to the U.S.; and 50m tab Type 11 (rare) used with 14 values of three different issues on 1949 envelope from Haifa to New York, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 1133

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, specialized cover selection (Bale 1-6), 40 in all, including 20 postally used plate block covers (ex Pildes), plus a scarce group on Tsachor Auction pages; numerous Registered and Airmail covers, foreign destinations, local Printed Matter rate, double rate and double addressed items, mixed frankings, tabs, two rare 15m perf 10¾ First Day Covers, an Official printed envelope from Kfar Ata, a Provisional Government corner card cover, etc.; some toning to be found, but generally sound, Fine to Very Fine or better, see them all on our website.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1134

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, on approximately 50 covers (Bale 1-6), plate blocks of four; covers including 3m to 50m on two 1948 (May 16) First Day envelopes; 20m (Group 126) and 50m (Group 138) on 1948 (May 16) First Day envelope from Ramat Gan to Tel Aviv canceled by Mandate c.d.s.; and 50m (Group 141) with 15m tab singles (2, one with wrong tab) on 1949 (Feb. 14) local Jerusalem Registered Express envelope canceled by commemorative datestamp, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1135

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, postal history selection (Bale 1-6), a collection of approximately 45 covers, canceled by Mandate c.d.s.'s with an excellent range of towns, including 1948 (June 11) Palestine postal stationery card Registered from Affula to Haifa bearing 3m to 10m with tabs in combination with Interim Proposed Jewish State 10m, and one envelope from Kinneret to Tel Aviv bearing 3m to 10m mixed franking with Palestine 10m; a few faults and one Registered high franking has a stamp removed, Fine, fully imaged online.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1136

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1-6), with tabs on 1948 (May 16) three unaddressed cacheted First Day Covers, each cover with complete franking; two covers with 10m perf 10 x 11, one misperforated; the stamps on the third cover have a few lightly foxed perforations, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1137

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1-3, 4e-6), with tabs, the 15m is rough perf 10 with scarce Type 2 tab, on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed First Day Cover cancelled by "Tiberias" Mandate c.d.s.; the 20m and 50m have negligible traces of ageing on a few perforations, Very Fine, with clear 2007 Tsachor certificate ("very fine condition").
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1138

1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1), perf. 11 on thin yellow paper with tabs, o.g., never hinged, Setting A2, strip of ten comprising the complete bottom row of the sheet, tab Types 1, 1a, 1aa, 1b and 2; one stamp has insignificant spot of gum disturbance, Very Fine.
Scott 1.
Estimate $120 - 150.
Current Bid $60
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Lot 1139

1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1), tied by "Jerusalem" experimental duplex on 1949 (Feb. 21) unaddressed envelope; light ageing around stamp, Very Fine strike, among the rarest of the Jerusalem cancels.
Scott 1.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1140

1948, 3m First Coins, imperforate vertically (Bale 1 (FCV503.2)), rouletted, horizontal strip of three, with 3m pair with tabs perf 11, and 10m with tab perf 10 x 11, tied by "Tel Aviv" trilingual c.d.s. on 1948 (May 21) local envelope, Very Fine.
Scott 1.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1141
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1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1), Gr. 2//15, plate blocks of 4 or larger, a collection of approximately 150, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott 1.
Bale $2,575+.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1142

1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1), group of six complete sheets of 100, comprising three perf 11 sheets (Bale #1), one each Group 7 (Plate #13188), Group 9 (18534) and Group 13 (28898); a rouletted sheet (Bale #1c, Group 5, Plate #8255); a perf 10 x 11 sheet (Bale #1d, Group 3, Plate #3743), plus a remarkable additional perf 11 sheet with each stamp position noted at bottom, and plate varieties for each cliche noted by arrows—even delineating the tab Types (and errors); generally fresh and clean; the plating sheet toned with perforation separations and plate number selvage missing, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine overall, a wonderful find for the First Issue specialist; see all the sheets online.
Scott 1.
Bale approximately $880.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1143

1948, 3m First Coins, specialized postal history collection (Bale 1), comprising more than 100 covers, cards or receipts, with varieties, cancellations, and rates, including 3m imperforate between stamp and sheet margin at right (Bale #FCV77) with 5m to 15m on 1948 (May 16) Registered envelope from Tel Aviv to Rehovoth (signed Tsachor); 3m vertical imperforate-between pair with tab (Bale #FCV128) canceled by "Hertseliya" Mandate c.d.s. on part front; 3m with tab, variety double perforation between stamp and tab, with 5m and 10m with tabs on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed First Day envelope, canceled by "Natanya" Mandate c.d.s.; 3m to 10m rouletted with tabs (Bale #1c-3c) on 1948 (June 10) Registered envelope to Haifa canceled by "Geryat Amal" Mandate c.d.s.; cancellations with "Jerusalem" oval datestamp (6 covers), "Minhelet Ha'am" double-ring handstamp for Jerusalem and Safed canceling stamps on two postcards (the latter with 1982 Muentz certificate), and other Mandate c.d.s.'s; also Taxed mail, a wealth of Printed Matter usages, and some overseas usages, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1144

1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1 (Group 6.3)), perf 11 on transparent paper, plate block of 4, plate number "1" and serial number "11667"; clear, bright color and freshness; negligible inclusion and a few minute toned specks on gum, nevertheless Very Fine, with 2007 Doron Waide certificate.
Scott 1.
Bale $3,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 1145

1948, 3m First Coins, imperforate vertically and in right margin (Bale 1 (FCV503.1)), perf. 10 x 10, lower left corner block of 6, with tab Types 1, 1aa and 1a; characteristic light color "dry printing"; a few light fingerprints, trivial orange offset on lower left stamp, and a few insignificant traces of age spots on gum, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a great rarity, from the only recorded sheet (serial number "5887") with this variety, with 2011 Tsachor certificate.
Scott 1.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000.
Current Bid $2,000
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Lot 1146

1948, 3m First Coins (Bale 1 (Group 12)), perf 11 on thin yellow paper, plate block of 4, plate number "1" and serial number "28806"; deep color; hinged in margin at top, Very Fine.
Scott 1.
Bale $2,000.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1147

1948, 3m-10m First Coins, rouletted (Bale 1c-3c), corner margin blocks of four with tabs, on four 1948 (June-July) Registered envelopes from Tel Aviv to Rishon le Zion, Hadera, Tel Mond, and Hertzelia; the 3m cover with additional 3m and 5m; the 5m cover with additional 5m; and there are two covers each franked with 10m block of four from the lower left and lower right corner of the sheet respectively, Very Fine.
Scott 1a-3b.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1148

1948, 3m-50m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1c, 2, 3d, 4, 5d, 6), with tabs, on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed cacheted First Day Cover; the 3m rouletted, and the 10m and 20m both perf 10 x 11, Very Fine.
Scott 1-6.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 1149

1948 First Coins complete, First Day Cover (Bale 1d, 2, 3d-8a, 9), with tabs, on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed cacheted First Day Cover; the 3m and 10m are perf 10 x 11, the 500m with tab perforated at foot and the 1000m has short tab; the 250m has small perforation fault in tab at lower right, Very Fine, with clear 2004 Tsachor certificate ("very fine condition").
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 1150

1948, 3m-1000m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1d, 2, 3d-9), on 1948 (May 16) unaddressed cacheted First Day Cover; the 50m is from the right of the sheet with imperforate in right margin variety (Bale #FCV88), the 3m and 10m are perf 10 x 11, Very Fine, with 1978 H. Müntz certificate.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1151

1948, 3m-1000m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1d-9), on 1948 (May 16) Registered First Day Cover to Rosh Pinna (May 20), via Haifa (May 18); canceled by "Benei Beraq" Mandate c.d.s., Very Fine.
Scott 1-9.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1152

1948, 3m First Coins, imperforate in right margin, First Day Cover (Bale 1d (FCV78)), perf 10 x 11, with normal single, both tied by "Ramat Gan" Mandate c.d.s. on 1948 (May 16) First Day cacheted unaddressed envelope, Very Fine, with 1983 S.I.P. certificate.
Scott 1.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1153

1948, 3m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1f), perf 10 x 10 single with tab, the tab the unique Type 2 which occurs only once in each tab row of ten; vivid color, tied by "Maarbarot" Mandate c.d.s. on 1948 (May 16) First Day unaddressed envelope, Very Fine, exceptionally rare—especially so with the Type 2 tab—as Maarbarot was one of only five or six localities in which this stamp was sold, with 1982 Muentz certificate.
Scott 1.
Bale $2,000 as used single.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1154

1948, 3m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1f), perf 10 x 10 single with tab, 3m orange plus 5m and 20m, all with tabs, on 1948 (May 16) local First Day envelope canceled by "Haifa" trilingual c.d.s.; the 5m has small defect at upper right, the rare perf 10 3m is Very Fine, with 2004 Tsachor certificate.
Scott 1.
Bale $2,000 as used single.
Estimate $800 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 1155

1948, 3m First Coins, First Day Cover (Bale 1f), perf 10 x 10, vertical strip of five with tab, crisply tied by "Haifa" trilingual c.d.s. on 1948 (May 16) First Day envelope; the tab, which has vertical tear, has been folded over the front and back of the cover, Fine appearance, Bale $ 2,000 as used single, listed as R, a great rarity on cover.
Scott 1.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 1156
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1948, 5m First Coins (Bale 2), Gr. 16//60, plate blocks of 4 or larger, a collection of approximately 200 plate blocks of four or larger, including five plate blocks of four from Group 62, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott 2.
Bale $6,060+.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1157
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1948, 10m First Coins (Bale 3), Gr. 63//93, plate blocks of 4, a collection of approximately 190, including serial number "38,733" from Group 62; minor faults, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott 3.
Bale $2,880+.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1158

1948, Yehuda, 15m essays, in red, blue and black, a set of three souvenir sheets with marginal imprints dated "5.4.1948"; the blue and red sheets on gummed paper, the black sheet on white glazed paper; the blue sheet has 2.5 mm tear in margin at foot, otherwise fresh, Very Fine.
Bale ED9a-ED9c; $750.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $350
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Lot 1159

1948, 15m First Coins, imperforate between stamp and tab (Bale 4 (FCV38)), perf 10, in a vertical pair from the left of the sheet, rough perforations, fresh; hinged in sheet margin and top stamp, the lower stamp has slight gum disturbance, Fine to Very Fine, with 1996 Bale certificate.
Scott 4.
Bale $2,000.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1160

1948, 15m First Coins (Bale 4), perf 11 on thin yellow paper, plate block of 4, Bale Group 99, plate number "1" and serial number "7131", o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott 4.
Bale $1,100.
Estimate $350 - 400.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 1161
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1948, 15m First Coins (Bale 4), Gr. 94//119, plate blocks of 4 or larger, a collection of approximately 120 plate blocks, including perf 10 serial number "1875", from Group 95 (hinged), and serial number "06895" from Group 98; minor faults, mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout.
Scott 4.
Bale $3,950+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 1162

1948, 15m First Coins (Scott 4), perf 11, plate block of 10 containing horizontal imperforate-between pairs and double vertical row of perforations between pairs, the imperforate-between pairs are from columns 7-8 of the sheet and the double perforation variety is between columns 9-10; plate number "1" and serial number "0576"; wonderfully fresh, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, Very Fine and choice.
Bale 4.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1163

1948, 15m First Coins, horizontal imperforate-between pair (Bale 4 (FCV24)), perf 11, tied by "Tel Nordau, Tel Aviv" Mandate c.d.s. on 1948 (May 31) local Registered envelope, with trilingual c.d.s. (May 31) and arrival c.d.s. (June 1) on reverse; central vertical filing fold, Very Fine.
Scott 4.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1164

1948, 15m First Coins, single with tab (Bale 4e), perf 10, rough perforations, o.g., never hinged; small glazed spot on gum, Very Fine, with 2000 Tsachor certificate.
Scott 4.
Bale $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1165
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1948, 20m First Coins (Bale 5), Gr. 138//152, plate blocks of 4, a collection of 29 plate blocks of four, including serial number "2699"; small fault in outer margin at top; mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 5.
Bale $4,980.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 1166
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1948, 20m First Coins (Bale 5), Gr. 120//137, plate blocks of 4, a collection of approximately 120 plates, including serial number "20091" from Group 126 (higher number than recorded by Bale) and serial number "11063" from Group 132 (lowest number recorded by Bale); mostly never hinged, one used on First Day postcard, mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 5.
Bale $2,200+.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1167

1948, 20m First Coins, vertical imperforate-between pair (Bale 5 (FCV10a)), perf 10 x 10, o.g., never hinged; top stamp has insignificant light line of gum disturbance, Fine to Very Fine, a rare perf 10 variety, with 1996 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Scott 5.
Bale $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 1168

1948, 50m First Coins (Bale 6 (FCV166)), block of 4 with tabs and double horizontal perforations between stamps, o.g., never hinged; lower right stamp has negligible corner bend, Very Fine.
Scott 6.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1169
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1948, 250m-1000m First Coins high values (Bale 7-9), full-tab singles, each lightly canceled by c.d.s.; the 500m lightly folded along horizontal row of perforations between stamp and tabs, Very Fine.
Scott 7-9.
Bale $2,400.
Estimate $700 - 800.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 1170

1948, 250m-1000m First Coins high values, imperforate (Bale 7Imp-9Imp), top left corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, deep bright colors, large to enormous margins; the 250m has "blind" vertical roulettes between the stamps, and the 1000m has similar light ageing on gum as well as creasing in sheet margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 7-9 vars.
Bale $5,600 as two pairs each.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,100
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Lot 1171
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1948, New Year complete, choice mint assembly with varieties (Bale 10-14), mostly never hinged, including 3m to 65m with colored tabs; 3m to 65m vertical gutter pairs (#10a-14a); 3m imperforate between stamp and top margin (#10b); 3m with tab imperforate between stamp and lower margin (#10h); 5m gutter block of four with horizontal double perforations between both rows of stamps and interpane margin; 20m pair with tabs and double perforations between stamps and between stamp and tab; and 20m with ribbon in scroll completely misplaced (#13XII); a few tiny faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 10-14.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1172
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1948, New Year complete, mint and used assembly (Bale 10-14), with varieties and 30 covers or cards; including 3m imperforate between stamp and lower margin (#10g); 3m to 65m horizontal tête-bêche gutter pairs (#10a-14a) and 20m with ribbon in scroll completely misplaced vertically (#13XII); mint is mostly never hinged (#10g has gum skips, #13XII hinged), and the covers are with nice usages (including 10m used as Revenue on receipt), rates, and special cancellations, mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 10-14.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1173
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1949, Flag and Lion of Judah, imperforate "20" essay (Bale ESA-ii), in red brown with black embossing, block of four in sheetlet (Bale #ESA.-inspection invited), for proposed Independence Day issue, on wove paper (173 x 106 mm), a few aged areas or spots mostly visible from reverse; also perforated marginal gummed essays for 20m brown and black and 20m egg shell blue and black, generally Fine to Very Fine, with 1990 Muentz certificate for sheetlet.
Bale $900.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $325
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Lot 1174
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1949, Tabul Exhibition, original artwork for Official First Day Cover (Bale MS1), artist's watercolor drawing of Official First Day Cover bearing souvenir sheet in ultramarine, without inscriptions and values, the special framed cancellation in black pen, designer's measurements of the proposed envelope in pencil, on card (213 x 160 mm), signed by the artist O. Wallish in Hebrew, Very Fine.
Scott 16.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1175
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1949, Tabul Exhibition, original artwork for Official First Day Cover (Bale MS1), artist's watercolor and pencil paste-up drawing of Official First Day Cover bearing 20m ultramarine souvenir sheet, with inscriptions and values, the sheets to be sold at 80m during the Exhibition, the special framed cancellation in black pen, designer's measurements of the proposed envelope in pencil, the souvenir sheet and cancellation pasted on card (218 x 152 mm), signed by the artist O. Wallish in Hebrew, Very Fine, with 1998 Muentz certificate which somewhat harshly states "light soiling".
Scott 16.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1176
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1949, Tabul Exhibition, original artwork for Official First Day Cover (Bale MS1), artist's watercolor and pencil paste-up drawing of Official First Day Cover bearing 20m ultramarine souvenir sheet, with inscriptions and values, the sheets to be sold at 80m during the Exhibition, the special duplex cancellation in black pen, designer's measurements of the proposed envelope in pencil, the souvenir sheet and cancellation pasted on card (218 x 152 mm), signed by the artist O. Wallish in Hebrew, Very Fine.
Scott 16.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1177
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1949, Tabul Exhibition, original artwork for Official First Day Cover (Bale MS1), artist's watercolor and pencil paste-up drawing of Official First Day Cover bearing 10m red souvenir sheet, with inscriptions and values, the sheets to be sold at 40m during the Exhibition, the special framed cancellation in black pen, designer's measurements of the proposed envelope in pencil, the souvenir sheet and cancellation pasted on card (218 x 152 mm), signed by the artist O. Wallish in Hebrew, Very Fine.
Scott 16.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1178

1949, Tabul Exhibition, specialized collection, with labels, 40 covers and 17 military letter sheets with cancellations, including souvenir sheets used on three Official First Day envelopes, a wide range of the labels and frankings of other issues used on envelopes, and Army Post Office "593/KBA" (Konoth Bitaron Artzi, National Security Forces), mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 1179

1949-51, Select group of seven First Day Covers, several still with their original Tsachor Auctions write-ups; comprising two examples for 1949 Petach Tikva (Bale #17, Scott #27), one on a Jerusalem Registered cover bearing single with special cancel plus tabbed single tied by Jerusalem First Day cancel, the other a tabbed single on picture post card of Petach Tikva—the sole known usage thus; two covers for 1950 Independence Day (Bale #29-30, Scott #33-34) each bearing a plate block of four, the pair with a 2009 Ury Shalit certificate; a handsome 1951 Officials (Bale #OF1-OF4) complete set of tabbed singles on "State of Israel/Prime Minister's Office" cover (signed Tsachor); plus a pair of 1948 New Year covers bearing the full set in perforated horizontal tête-bêche gutter pairs (Bale #10a-14a, Scott #10-14 vars), these last two with penciled note on reverse "postmark forgery"—and thus not included in our estimate; each slightly showing their age, but a magnificent and valuable group of early Israel First Days, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1180

1951, Independence Day complete (Bale 50-51), complete sheets of 50, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh; #46 crease in upper right corner selvage; light wrinkles in top selvage of #47, otherwise stamps and tabs Very Fine.
Scott 46-47; $229.
Bale $300.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 1181

1952, 1000p Menorah (2016 Bale 59), complete sheet of 20 with plate number 02646 *, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh and sound with all perforations intact, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott 55; $1,275 as singles.
2016 Bale $1,750 as sheet.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1182

1952, 1000p Menorah, imperforate (Bale 59I), vertical tab pair, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott 55 var.
Bale $2,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 1183
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1955, Parachutist (Paratroopers), specialized collection (Bale 105), comprising essays, proofs, numerous First Day Covers; singles, tab strips and plate blocks, and more, with most items signed by the designers, M. and G. Shamir, Very Fine, imaged in full online.
Scott 92.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $650
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Lot 1184

1957, Group of sheetlet errors (Scott 127-129 vars), complete sheets of 5, comprising Independence Day, Bezalel Museum Anniversary and 50p Ancient Seal, each in strip of five with partial design printed in top margin; Independence Day with sheet number 309848, top selvage vertically imperforate; Ancient Seal without sheet number, top selvage vertically imperforate; plus three sheets of the Museum Anniversary: two top selvage vertically imperforate, one with sheet number 016715, the other narrow-cut without number; one with fully perforated top and sheet number 161494; lot also includes First Day Covers for each set or single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a pretty lot.
Bale 142e-144e; $1,595.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1185

1957, TABIL Stamp Exhibit souvenir sheet, trio of errors (Bale MS.2 vars), comprising an imperforate sheet (Bale #MS.2b), plus two examples with major color shifts, one of the red (visible on the central Zodiac designs), one of the red brown (denominations and selvage text); all pristine, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely group, with 1988 Tsachor certificate for the imperforate sheet.
Scott 132 vars.
Bale $1,060.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1186
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1960, TAVIV souvenir sheet, trial print (Bale MS.3), a highly attractive item, printed (perforations simulated) on white card, showing the complete margin inscription at the base which was cut off before the sheets were issued (due to an error in the Hebrew date), plus Post insignia at top right (accompanying certificate incorrectly states "left"), the sheet's price and serial number not yet inserted; a couple easily overlooked corner bumps of no consequence, Very Fine, seldom seen, signed Tsachor, with his 1988 certificate.
Scott 187a.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1187
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1960, TAVIV souvenir sheet, pair of proofs (Bale MS.3), two rare examples, each with simulated (printed) perforations on gummed brown carton, one in black, one in brown, both showing the complete margin inscription at the base which was cut off before the sheets were issued (due to an error in the Hebrew date); both never hinged, the brown with slightly disturbed gum at top, the black with that gum adhering to upper margin alongside Israel Post logo, still Very Fine, a desirable duo seldom encountered.
Scott 187a.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 1188
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1960, TAVIV souvenir sheet, specialist selection (Bale MS.3 vars), an enticing trio comprising a show-cancelled double-perforation variety sheet, a never hinged sheet with triple perforations, and another mint sheet (no gum) perforated twice—once properly, and again in the same position but at the top of the sheet; the "two stamp" variety with light corner crease at upper right outside of the design, Very Fine, a nifty group.
Scott 187a vars.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1189
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1961, 1a Zodiac, imperforate proof (Bale 204), top margin block of 4, in ultramarine on thick wove paper, Very Fine.
Scott 202 var.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1190

1962, El Al souvenir sheet, pair of doubles (Bale MS.4 vars), two sheets, one with perforations doubled, the other a "double-nosed" plane caused by a misregistration of the purple (noticeable also in the airline's name and in the compass rose); light corner wrinkles from mounting corners noted for accuracy, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott 288a vars.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1191

1966, 12a Independence Day, pink omitted (Bale 340a), tab strip of 5, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and a striking error, Very Fine.
Scott 308 var.
Bale $450 as singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 1192

1984, 10s Memorial Day, phosphor at left (Bale 879a), tab single, plus plate block of four showing the same phosphor variety, o.g., never hinged.
Scott 886 var.
Bale $900+.
Estimate $350 - 400.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 1193

1986, Netanya Stamp Exhibition souvenir sheet, imperforate (Bale MS33b), o.g., never hinged, pristine mint, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott 951 var.
Bale $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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