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Lot 490
Israel, The Mazel Tov Cocktail of Stamps and Covers, 1948-. A mammoth meshugganah melange, comprising a bit of everything making up Israeli postal history; to give a sense of just how much material is here, we count 18 binders, 17 boxes plus numerous folders, plus loose—and that's just the general covers, including First Day Covers, pictorial and slogan cancels, meters, etc.; stamps include a selection of JNF items, First Issue blackprints, a nice mostly used collection in two Minkus albums, a binder of manila stockpages filled with stock (often with tabs), and glassine boxes of singles and tabs, plate blocks, tab singles and blocks; a strong showing of Revenues on document or on piece; a broad array of postal stationery; 1978-88 Year Books; plus 15 binders of specialized covers ranging from Space and Astronomy to JNF "Shai" covers to Post Office Openings in the West Bank, Sinai, Syria and Lebanon; even a nice little holding of Judaica and Holy Land picture post cards; expect the occasional flaw, but generally well-stored and preserved, bright and clean throughout, Fine to Very Fine, ful fun sapreyziz. Shipping charges apply - weight 267.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,750.
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Lot 491

Israel, Unsorted Box of Wonderful and Scarce Miscellanies. Containing various plate errors, a 1948 unadopted Helmet Issue Test Stamp in red, what appear to be several essays or proofs for unadopted designs, a TABIL presentation folder with First Day-cancelled sheet, plus a sheet with a yellow background; some nice Revenues (including a dry print), plate blocks, Bale #150 with doubling of insignia in tab, striking color varieties, and more, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a fun lot. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 492
Israel and Judaica, Judaica Labels and Pro-Palestinian Stamps Collection. Intriguing look at the coin's two sides; one binder of Judaica labels, ex-Beals Collection, about 150 in total, all annotated and most issues on their own page, all in support of various Jewish charities including yeshivas and orphanages, Hadassah and Histadruth, war victims and war veterans, anti-Nazi, etc.; plus a Supersafe stockbook of pro-Palestinian issues from across the Muslim world; our quick count tallied 485 stamps of 27 sides, with issues from Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Yemen, Malaysia, Guinea, Saudi Arabia, and many more, with themes such as Deir Yassin, Intifadas, Jerusalem and The Dome of the Rock/Al-Aqsa Mosque, UNRWA and refugees, etc.; clean and sound throughout; Judaica including a number of miniature sheets and even a booklet; pro-Palestine with some imperforates, deluxe sheets, souvenir sheets, and the like, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $850.
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Lot 493
Israel and Judaica, Esperanto & Dr. Zamenhof Topical Collection. Enticing little collection celebrating the language and its chief proponent; we note poster stamps, four die proofs in different colors of Brazil's 1945 Esperanto Congress issue, Brazil 1937 Esperanto 50th Anniversary issue center block of 12 plus imperforate top margin block of four; Russia's 1927 Esperanto stamp (1 mint, 2 on different covers), plus pages of postcards and covers celebrating the language, written in the language, marking Congresses, etc.; several First Day Covers and poster stamp-bearing covers round out the collection, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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