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Sale 749

The Leo Malz Specialized Collection
of Palestine and Israel

Military Stamp

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Lot 1212

1948 (Apr. 16), Cover from the Negev to Tel Aviv, handstamped Derech Avir (By Airmail) in violet and Sodi Miyadi (Secret Immediate), and showing "Mateh Haganah/Negev" circular cachet in violet; with "Mateh Haganah/Tel-Aviv" arrival cachet in violet on reverse, as well as framed and unframed datestamp entries; minor winkling, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1213

Doar Tzva'i Covers Exhibit Collection, 1948-49, handsomely presented and well-annotated collection comprising over 60 covers plus additional various forms including Certificates of Posting; note Army Base Post Office markings (both lettered and numbered), numerous triangular Kaba cachets (several in scarce red or rare blue), Censored items; some later (1950s) Army covers with triangular sword-and-olive branch cachet (featuring one in green!), even a few APO postmarks on franked items from 1949 or on Tabul Exhibit-labeled covers, etc.; several noted still containing the original correspondence, Fine to Very Fine, difficult material; see the full holding online.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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