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Sale 749

The Leo Malz Specialized Collection
of Palestine and Israel


Foreign Offices in Palestine




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Lot 1027

Austrian Offices, 1883 (Apr. 4), 5s postal card to Breden, Germany, canceled by "Gerusalemme" c.d.s. and showing Rabbi's sender cachet in blue adjacent, Very Fine, Steichele 542.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1028

Austrian Offices, 1886 (Mar. 23), cover to Andover, Massachusetts, arriving Apr. 18 via Alexandria (Mar. 29) and Paris (Apr. 5), bearing 10sld canceled by "Jerusalem/Gerusalemme" c.d.s., and showing "United States Consulate/Jerusalem" circular cachet in blue on reverse, Very Fine, Steichele 543.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1029

Austrian Offices, 1916-17, selection of four Military Mail postcards, used between Nov. 10, 1916 and Apr. 30, 1917 to Austria, Hungary or Germany, each showing "Feldpost/Mil. Miss./A.O.K. 4" c.d.s., three with military unit cachets "K. u. k. mobiles Reservespital/in Jerusalem" unframed handstamp in violet, "K. u. K. Sanitatsanstalten für Syrien" double-ring handstamp in violet, and "K. u. K. de Biros Artillerie Regiment Nro. 6/Haubitz Batterie No. 2" double-ring handstamp in blue, each with censor handstamp; also 1916 (July 30) postcard to Vienna, showing "Feldpost/Mil. Miss./Aleppo" c.d.s., with "Reservespital in Jerusalem" unframed cachet in violet, Fine to Very Fine, an interesting representation.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1030

Austrian Offices, Postal History Collection, ca. 1864-1914, comprising approximately 30 covers, 20 postcards, and 15 postal stationery cards or envelopes, plus 15 loose stamps or pieces with excellent representation of the three main towns; includes 1864 perf 9½ 5s with superb centrally struck "Jaffa" c.d.s. (Steichele 522); 1882 5s postal stationery card to Roumania canceled by "Caifa" c.d.s. (St. 503); 1883 2s postal stationery card to Germany, cancelled by "Gerusalemme" c.d.s. (St. 544) with Rabbi's sender cachet in blue adjacent, card is aged; 1884 envelope from Jerusalem to Massachusetts bearing 5s (defective corner) cancelled by c.d.s. and showing "United States Consulate/Jerusalem" circular cachet in blue on reverse; 1886 envelope to the U.S. Consul in Jerusalem bearing 3s singles (2), canceled by "Jaffa" c.d.s. (St. 523); 1890 envelope from Jaffa to the Austro-Hungarian Consul in Jerusalem bearing 1pi on 10kr similarly canceled; three 1898-1904 envelopes from the U.S. to Jerusalem with Austrian P.O. arrivals; 1899 (Dec. 24) group of three last Christmas of 1800s postcards each franked with 20pa on 5kr with "Betléem" and Jerusalem commemorative datestamps in violet; and 1906 postcard to Rischon le Zion bearing 5c on 5h pair canceled by "Jaffa/ Osterr. Post" c.d.s. and showing "Aus Jerusalem/ Oesterr.-Post" framed origin h.s. (St. 534) in violet adjacent, card damaged at top right; a few faults, mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 1031

German Offices, 1902 (Jan. 16), cover from Jerusalem to Wiesbaden, franked with 1900 10pa on 5pf to 25pi on 5m, short set of 11 (#13, 14, 16-24B; Michel #12I, 13I, 15-23III), canceled by "Jerusalem/Deutsche Post" c.d.s.'s; the 5pi on 1m has a short perforation at top right, Very Fine, Steichele 231, with 2010 Jäschke-Lantelme certificate.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 1032

German Offices, 1912 (Apr. 9), cover from Rischon le Zion to Berlin, showing "Rischon le Zion/Durch Deutsche Post/Bei Jaffa/Palestina" double-ring origin handstamp, and bearing 1pi on 20pf cancelled by "Jaffa/Deutsche Post" c.d.s.; cover reduced at foot, Fine to Very Fine, Steichele 221, 247.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1033

German Offices, 1917 (May 26), Feldpost card datelined Gaza, to Germany, showing "Feldpost/Mil. Miss./Bir-es-Seba/28-5-1917" c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1034

German Offices, Postal History Assembly from Jaffa and Jerusalem, 1898-1914, much duplicated, comprising eight covers, eight postcards, nine postal stationery cards, 14 postal stationery envelopes and nine wrappers, including 1905-07 postcards to Germany and the United States each franked with 20pa on 10pf cancelled at Jaffa with showing "Aus Jerusalem/Deutsche Post" framed handstamp (St. 245) in violet and purple respectively, also cancellations on loose stamps with three 1903-05 5p on 1m and a few unused postal stationery envelopes and cards, mainly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 1035

Italian Offices, 1918 (Nov. 25), Italian Detachment Field Post censored card from Jaffa to Italy, with a colorful tower of Allied flags at right, showing "Distaccamento Italiano di Palestina/Commando" double-ring cachet in magenta and "Army Post Office/SZ 47" c.d.s. (Nov. 26), Fine.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1036

Russian Offices, 1896-1913, selection of incoming mail, comprising six covers and a postcard, from Barguzin-Zabaik, Khabarovsk, Krementschuk, Moscow (2), Subalke, and another Russian town to Jerusalem; five show "Ropit/Ierusalem" double-ring arrival datestamp, mainly Fine.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1037

Russian Offices, 1899 (Mar. 28), cover from Jaffa to Hungary, arriving June 19, bearing 2k green cancelled by "Ropit/Iaffa" double-ring datestamp in blue, Very Fine Printed Matter rate.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 1038

Russian Offices, 1906-12, eight parcel receipts and a postal receipt, all but last from Russia franked with 26 stamps, all showing "Ropit/Iaffa" double-ring datestamp in violet and three with "Ropit/Ierusalem" double-ring datestamp in black; a few small faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 1039

Russian and French Offices, Postal History Collection, 1899-1913, comprising 15 covers and 13 postcards, including 1899 envelope to the U.S. bearing 2k, canceled by "Ropit/Yaffa" double-ring datestamp in blue; and 1903 postcard to Jaffa bearing 4pa on 1k, canceled by "Ropit/Ierusalem" double-ring datestamp in blue, the 4pa used instead of 5pa due to shortage of 5pa stamps (illustrated on p. 179 of the Bale catalog), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $450
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