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Sale 749

The Leo Malz Specialized Collection
of Palestine and Israel


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Lot 1022

Extensive Postal History Collection, 1896-1917, arranged by towns, comprising approximately 40 covers, 50 postcards, 25 postal stationery cards, 15 receipts, and four telegrams or documents, including Bethlehem (5 postcards); "Bon Samaritan" origin c.d.s. (Steichele 13/01) on 1910 postcard to Paris bearing 20pa canceled by "Jerusalem" c.d.s.; "Gaza" c.d.s. (St. 17/04) canceling 20pa on 1900 postcard to Australia via Port Said, Colombo and Sydney; "Jericho" c.d.s. (St. 27/02) in violet or blue canceling 10pa or 20pa on three 1904-09 postcards to Europe or U.S.; "Jerusalem 2" octagonal datestamp canceling 23 different stamps of Turkey including 1914 Postage Dues set of four on 1916 envelope addressed to Germany (2003 Tsachor photo opinion), "Bur. Amb. Jeusalem-Jaffa" Nos. "1" or "2" double-ring datestamp (St. 53/03, 53/04) canceling 20pa stamp or indicia on five 1899-1900 postcards (3) or stationery cards (2); "Jerusalem (Gare)" c.d.s. (St. 30/01) canceling 10pa, 20pa and 1pi on 1910 unaddressed postcard (one stamp missing); "Meo-Charem" c.d.s. (St. 32/01) canceling 20pa on 1916 20pa stationery envelope registered and censored to Germany (one stamp missing); Jerusalem Quartier Israelite positive seal (St. 33/03) in violet canceling 5pa pair on 1903 envelope to Hungary and 10pa on 1903 advertising card to Germany, "Jerusalem/Quart. Israelite" c.d.s. (St. 33/05) in blue canceling 1pi on reverse of 1902 envelope to Rochester, New York, similar in black canceling 5pa and 10pa on separate envelopes from the same correspondence to the United States and Germany respectively, "(Jerusalem)/Quart. Israelite" c.d.s. (St. 33/06) canceling 10pa on 1907 front to Paris; "Naplous" c.d.s. (St. 40/05) canceling 1pi on reverse of 1906 envelope to the United States; "Nazareth" c.d.s. (St. 41/04) canceling 1pi on 1901 envelope to England with seal additionally applied to stamp, similar c.d.s. canceling 10pa on 1902 postcard to France, "Nasré" c.d.s. (St. 41/08) canceling various values on six 1904-12 postcards; "Petah Tikwa (Jaffa) c.d.s. (St. 42/01) in red on 1910 damaged envelope to Jerusalem; "Saffed" c.d.s. (St. 47/05) in blue canceling 5pa on domestic postcard; and "Tiberiade" c.d.s. (St. 50/03) canceling stamps on two 1902-12 cards and a 1913 Registered receipt; some faults, though many have Fine to Very Fine strikes, an excellent basis for specialization.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000.
Current Bid $2,000
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Lot 1023

Collection of Cancellations, ca. 1865-1917, on loose stamps, pieces, covers, cards or postal receipts, representing a wide range of towns and types, with 12 covers, 24 postcards or stationery cards, and five receipts, including Acre Arabic boxed handstamp on four different values; ca. 1865 front from Haifa to Beyrouth showing manuscript "Haifa -Paid '1'" postman's notation and Beyrouth intaglio seal in blue (1978 Sorani certificate); Haifa intaglio seal (Steichele 19/02) in violet on 1pi pairs (2) on small piece; "Bur. Amb. Jerusalem-Jaffa/1" double-ring datestamp tying 20pa on 1898 postcard to Germany; "Jaffa 5" octagonal datestamp tying eight examples of 5pa Leander's Tower on pretty 1914 stamp dealer's envelope with green and white embossed address label to Bela Szekula in Lucerne; "Naplous" c.d.s. tying 5pa pair on reverse of neat 1897 envelope to Jerusalem; "Saffed" c.d.s. in blue tying 5pa on postcard with "Tiberiade" arrival c.d.s. alongside, both very fine strikes; and Tiberias Arabic boxed handstamp in blue on Duloz 1pi; some faults, overall Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 1024

Sensational Postal History Extravaganza, 60 postcards, postal or correspondence cards or covers, all but three or four franked, sent from the Holy Land through the Foreign Post Office operating there; Austria dominates in this group, but there are a number of nice French markings as well as a handful of Turkish cards; much Jerusalem (with varieties of the postmark annotated), but with Jaffa and Caifa also making appearances; nice group with Jerusalem's Morcos Hotel cachet in violet; several color cancels, and of course a great mix of photos on the cards' reverse, Fine to Very Fine or better, worth review online.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 1025
Intriguing Collection of Cancellations, ca. 1865-1917, written up on pages in two albums and loose but well-classified in three stockbooks, with Holy Land the main emphasis but also including interesting Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Libya; of note are Arabic boxed cancels and intaglio seals; the Holy Land also contains Austrian and French Post Offices; the most important album has selected part to large part strikes, Fine to Very Fine, be sure to view a selection online.
Estimate $600 - 700.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1026

Forerunner Usages in Palestine, comprising over 60 picture post cards, either franked by French, Austrian and German stamps or printed on the reverse of postal cards, with some stamps/indicia surcharged in para or centimes, others not; cards feature a wide range of views, including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Haifa, the Dead Sea, etc., with only an 1899 Christmas post card (with "Betléem/24.XII.99" special postmark) duplicated; cancels mostly Jerusalem or Jaffa, with several Caifa (Haifa) noted, as well as several Port Said transits, with blue and magenta noted in addition to the standard black, Good to Very Good, a fascinating lot for the postal history specialist, or for the picture post card enthusiast.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $300
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