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  • Lot# : 81 Palestine

    Holyland Incoming mail, France 1871/75: Cérès 30 c. brown and 80 c. rose used on attractive 1873 cover endorsed 'Voie d'Autriche' addressed to the French Consul in Jerusalem, the adhesives neatly tied by '1015' gros chiffres with corresponding 'Clermont de L'Oise' cds at right (March 22) and two strikes of red 'PD'. Reverse with 'Paris / Étranger' cds in blue, Trieste oval datestamp and Austrian P.O. GERUSALEMME datestamp of receipt (April 7). An extraordinary cover: the route was slower, the rate more expensive - the first example of such a usage to Jerusalem we have recorded.
    Starting bid : 4,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 82 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : 70
    1892: Ottoman 20 pa. claret used on colour postcard (Greetings from Jericho) to Ireland tied by exceedingly rare bilingual JERICHO / PALESTINE oval framed handstamp (Coles & Walker fig. 152 = 25 pts) in black.  Matched with a further defective card from same correspondence posted from Nazareth.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 83 Palestine

    Foreign Post Offices 1867/1914: Collection on leaves and loose with Austrian Levant 1863 Arms 2 s. yellow cancelled JAFFA cds, 1864 issue 2 s. and 10 s. blue cancelled GERUSALEMME, thereafter with fine range from 1883 issue all cancelled in the Holyland with covers and postal stationery usages, French P.O. with laureated 40 c. cancelled '5089' gros chiffres, German P.O.'s with range of optd. issues and covers/cards, Italian P.O. 1911 cover with 13 adhesives incl. Express 1 pi. used in Jerusalem, Ottoman P.O.'s with range of issues used incl. 1910 cover from Jaffa to Alexandria, Russian P.O. with optd. values and multiples and a small range of Austrian and Brirtish Levant P.O's in Constantinople etc. 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 1680 Palestine

    Ottoman Posts 1913: Receipt form in hebrew cancelled at base by octagonal ZAMARIN (CAIFFA) datestamp (22.8.13) in violet (Coles & Walker fig. 100), in addition 1914 20 pa. red used on postcard to Basel, Switzerland tied by bold strike of bilingual TIBÉRIADE / 1 datestamp (Feb 23) in black (Coles & Walker fig. 98) with Turkish Censor in black and Austrian Censors in violet and red. Couple of tiny pinholes in card but fine and very scarce.
    Starting bid : 50 CHF
    Hammer price : 50 CHF
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