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Sale 749

The Leo Malz Specialized Collection
of Palestine and Israel


Jewish National Fund




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Lot 1051
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Jewish National Fund Collection Formed by Dr. Abrham Polay, 1902-60, a noteworthy, largely mint collection of stamps and labels, by one of the founders of the S.I.P.; housed in two Elbe Roosevelt albums, with proofs, booklets, Interim overprints, covers, and many issues complete; includes 1902-07 Zion stamps in 5 blocks of four and larger; 1909 Herzl 5m imperforate color trials in six different colors; 1934 Kremeneyzky booklet (exploded); 1936 Dizengoff booklet (exploded); 1936 Herzl brown booklet pane of 8 and similar pane of 4 in blue and booklet cover for 1938 issue; 1938 Religious Zionism six designs se-tenant in imperforate proof sheets of nine (2, in brown and blue respectively); 1941 Ussisshkin imperforate color trials (4); 1945 Hankin booklet (exploded); 1948 Alphabet red on gray complete sheet of 28; New York Office 1927-28 Zion booklet panes of 15 for both issues and booklet cover; 1938 Puzzle Map of Jerusalem sheets of 12 in brown and in red and Puzzle Map of Eretz Israel sheets of 12 in brown and in green; Brazil Office 1944 Diaspora issue booklet pane cover and the 5 panes; and Interim period with 1948 "Doar" overprint on Jewish Sportsmen 10m complete sheet of 16; 1948 Jewish Brigade 10m overprinted "Doar" with Nahariya Local 1st issue imperforate 10m tête-bêche pair used on 1948 (May 2) envelope to Haifa; 1948 overprinted "Doar" on Negev 5m to 50m and on Proposed Jewish State 5m on local registered Haifa envelope; 1948 overprinted "Doar" on Development & Defense 50m and Eliezer Ben Yehuda 2m block of four with Palestine 3m on 1949 (May 12) Registered Express envelope from Nesher Yajur to Haifa; some age spotting, Fine to Very Fine, see it all online, the collection was exhibited at Ispex 1958 in Honor of the 10th Anniversary of the State of Israel.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1052

Collection of Jewish National Fund Mint Multiples, 1902-73, with stamps in complete sheets and multiples, plus booklet panes, all housed in six volumes; includes 1902-07 Zion issues with three blocks of 20, blocks of 24, 40 and 50, two strips of 10, one with handstamped "1" in violet, and block of 20 overprinted "Dienstmarke", all with marginal imprint tabs at left indicating different countries of sale; 1931 Youth in Eretz Israel and Map Puzzle photolitho issue comprising seven complete panes of nine in various colors; 1937 Star of David "60" red on yellow sheetlet of 16; 1941 Herzl 2m complete booklet of four panes of 16; 1945 Jewish Brigade "10" blue complete sheet of 20; 1945 Technion "10" green complete sheet of 32; 1949 Galilee "10" red brown complete booklet of five panes of 16 with covers (front detached); 1947 Zionist Organization Jubilee "50" dark blue complete sheet of 25; 1948 Negev Pipeline without figures of value set of three in complete sheets of 10; 1950 The Twelve Tribes in two complete sheets of 60, perforated and imperforate (very rare) respectively; a tremendous assembly, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1053

Lovely Collection of JNF and Judaica Labels on cover, 1902-39, a binder neatly filled with 25 examples, from South Africa to Sweden, Germany to Czechoslovakia, Austria to Yugoslavia, all bearing one or more labels; begins with a Star of David label on reverse of an Austrian Feldpost cover, followed by a cover (South Africa to the US) and postal card (Sweden to Denmark) each with 1902 Zion (Kaplove #3) labels, the cover singly, the card with a vertical strip of four; these are followed by numerous Herzl issues (including overprinted "Dienstmarke"), pictorials, etc., with a pretty page of Czech "Nuris" stamps mint (blocks of five or six), then several cards with their use—one attempting to pay postage with them from the 13th Zionist Congress, with Czech Postage Due affixed, etc.; some toning and usage wear, but uncommon material, Fine to Very Fine, see the lot in its entirety online.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 1054
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Collection of Jewish National Fund Telegraph Forms, 1903-73, approximately 75 in total, unused and used, in two binders and classified according to the Ladani catalog (1995), with a number unlisted; includes ca. 1903 telegram with J.N.F. in German (A-1) used bearing 70 uncancelled examples of the Zion stamp; similar type of telegram but with J.N.F. in Cyrillic used; 1905 telegram (unlisted but similar to A-5) from Wurzburg to Ansbach bearing Bavaria 5pf singles (2, one partly torn away); ca. 1910 pair of telegrams (C-2) used, the former franked with approximately 40 Zion and 14 Herzl "5" brown stamps and the latter from Breslau bearing 47 overlapping examples of the Herzl "½" to "5" Herzl stamps; 1923 telegram with J.N.F. in Hebrew (C-13) bearing 1918 (-) Herzl brown, illustrated in the Ladani catalog (page/fig. 55); some faults/defects as to be expected, but generally Fine to Very Fine for these, one binder imaged in full online.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 1055

The All Things JNF Collection, four stockbooks holding stamps, labels, ribbons and more; one volume dedicated to the 1920-60 Famous Men issues, another to New York Office Holiday stamps and booklet panes; a third holds self-adhesive labels, Worldwide Offices, Va'ad Ha'artzi, teaching/puzzle issues (some solved, some not) and tourist issues, while the final book contains ribbon tags, and Flower Day and Tag Day receipts; duplication throughout, with paper, printing, perforation, overprint and other varieties noted, Fine to Very Fine, a strong holding worth review; see it all online.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1056
Jewish National Fund Stamps Used on School Diplomas, ca. 1925-94, a unique compilation of over 100 diplomas or cards, each bearing one or more JNF stamps; majority, unsurprisingly, are from Mandatory Palestine and Israel, with both state and religious schools represented, but the global JNF ties can be seen in that the collection starts off with a handsome certificate from Czernowitz, Ukraine, followed by a 1925 Tel Aviv certificate franked by Kaplove #3, followed by a 1931 certificate from Plovdiv, Bulgaria, etc.; vast number of frankings and cancels to be had—and we're certain you'll not find another holding like this; forms range from pristine to foxed, as to be expected, but a magnificent gathering all the same, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, imaged in full online.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1057

Jewish National Fund-franked Documents Collection, 1904-53, two binders holding more than 50 documents, telegrams, and receipts mostly franked with J.N.F. stamps, with "Jewish Agency for Palestine" in Haifa; "The Provisional Committee of the Jews of Eretz Israel", "Jewish Cooperative Labour Association", Jewish National Fund in Jaffa; "Township of Tel Aviv"; and usages from Jewish communities and Zionist committees outside of Israel including Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Poland, and Roumania; also 30 items of letter stationery with various printed letterheads used between 1929-60; some faults, mainly Fine to Very Fine, an interesting assembly; see volume one online.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 1058

Fantastic Selection of Jewish National Fund Stamps, 1940-60, sensational holding neatly arranged in a 16-page (32-side) G&K stockbook; covers an immense range of issues, with all but a handful mint; note several with "Doar" handstamp, shades and paper types, imperforates, essays, proofs, offsets on reverse, partial offsets, double perforations, gum and perforation varieties, imperforate proofs with tabs, color misregistrations, different settings printed together, trial colors, etc., etc., with many, many items duplicated, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, a stellar collection; imaged in full online.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 1059

Impressive Cover Compendium, 1948, 15 in total, all bearing Jewish National Fund labels as postage; various frankings, including overprinted labels in conjunction with Palestine Pictorials, rate-overprinted stamps (5m, 10m, etc.), "DOAR" overprints, etc.; note two covers "from Tsachor", one a "Geneva Courier" cover from Switzerland to Tel Aviv via Haganah plane, the other from Cyprus Internment camp to Tirat Tzvi via Affula; a multiple-franking to New York, Mandate cancels, English- and Hebrew-language Interim cancels; most postally used, but several philatelic, including a cover from Kfar Ata to Haifa bearing an invalid label paying an impossible 100m rate; surprisingly well-preserved, Very Fine, view the entire lot online.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 1060
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Collection of Mint Jewish National Fund Stamps, 1902-2000, including 1902-07 Zion issues in large blocks, some with surcharges or overprints; 1937 Star of David rouletted in vertical strip of five with each cliché individually placed with colored surround; and 1961-2000 issues specialized and replete with proofs, imperforates and errors, mostly never hinged, Very Fine, see a sampling online.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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