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  • Lot# : 23 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : V20
    Austrian Post Offices 1863/64: 5 s. rose, perf. 9½, in a horizontal pair used on 1868 cover from Haifa to Patras tied by CAIFA datestamp in blue (July 5). Taxed on arrival for inland delivery with Greece 1862/67 20 l. blue, two large and two touched margins, tied by 'Patras' cds (July 3, julian). Reverse with 'Lloyd Agenzie / Smirne' transit cds (July 11) and Syyros, Athens and Patras datestamps. Some negligible aging but a rare and most appealing cover with just a handful of covers known from the Holy Land with this combination of issues. Signed Tseriotis.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 24 Palestine

    French P.O.'s 1848: Entire letter written (Dec 4) from the Sardinian Consul in Jerusalem to his Consular colleague in Marseille, with superb 'Consolato Di Sardegna in Gerusalemme' seal in green on reverse. Carried by the French Post Office with BEYROUTH / SYRIE cds in black (Dec 16) and charged '10' décimes due upon receipt. Generally fine, a scarce entire.rnProvenance: Collection Ambassador Luca Biolato.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 25 Palestine

    French Post Offices 1859 (Aug 5): Entire letter from Jaffa to Toulouse, France struck with fine strike of pearled JAFFA / SYRIE datestamp in black, reverse with 'Alexandrie' French P.O. cds (Aug 6) and two French transits and Toulouse arrival (Aug 17) datestamp of arrival, charged '10' décimes due in manuscript to pay. A scarce and most attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 26 Palestine

    French P.O.'s 1948: 'Jerusalem / 20 milliemes' on Marianne 6 fr. rose-carmine optd. in blue, used on cover to Paris tied by "Jerusalem / Postes Francaises" datestamp (Dec 9) in black. Paris arrival cds (Dec 13) in black on reverse. Slight cover trim at base but scarce Maury = € 380.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 27 Palestine

    French P.O.'s 1859/1910: Covers/cards (6) with 1859 entire to Belgium with pearled JAFFA / SYRIE cds in black rated '6' décimes due on arrival, 1878 cover to Lyon with Type Sage 30 c. tied by bold JAFFA / SYRIE cds in black with 'BM' in black at right; together with four postcards (1901-1910) all from Jerusalem, one cancelled by dotted JAFFA / SYRIE cds in blue.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 28 Palestine

    German P.O.'s 1904/08: 20 pa. on 10 pf card used from Jaffa with framed "Aus Jerusalem / Deutsche Post." in violet, 1908 cover franked 20 pa. with "Aus Ramleh / Palästina" cachet in violet, tied by Jaffa cds. A scarce pair.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 29 Palestine

    German P.O.'s 1898: 10 pa. on 5 pf. green, 20 pa. on 10 pf. carmine and 1¼ pi. on 25 pf. orange all tied to 1898 registered cover to Erfurt by JAFFA / DEUTSCHE POST datestamps (27/210) in black. Registered label at left and Erfurt arrival cds (Nov 6) on reverse of an attractive three colour franking foor 2 piastre rate. Signed Sorani.rn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 30 Palestine

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    Italian P.O.'s 1909/11: Gerusalemme 4 pi. on 1 l. brown & green, a marginal example used on 1910 registered cover to Vienna tied by fine "Gerusalemme / Uff. Postale Italiano" datestamp (March 30) in black with repeated strike adjacent and registration label at left. Slightest of aging but a scarce and attractive franking. Cert. Sorani (1989) Sassone = € 6'000.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 31 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : 246+270
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    Ottoman P.O.'s 1916: Cover franked by 1914 10 pa. green with red star and Sept 1915 1 pi. blue with '1331' crescent, tied by bold strike of octagonal CAIFFA 1 bilingual datestamp (Aug 9) in black (Coles & Walker fig. 60). Star & Crescent Censor cachet in black below, reverse with 'Beyrouth / 13' transit cds (14/8). A fine and attractive cover. Cert. Sorani.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 32 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : 101/102+161+215+234
    Ottoman P.O.'s 1892/1914: Cards (6) with 1892 20 pa. stationery card cancelled by JAFFA QUAY negative seal handstamp in black (C&W fig. 148), further postcards franked by Ottoman 10 or 20 para adhesives used with 'Nasré' cds, 1900 card with negative seal handstamp and 'Nazareth' cds, 1910 card with 'Jerusalem Gare' cds, 1914 card with octagonal 'ERIHA (Jerusalem' datestamp, a bold strikein violet, 1914 card with "Quart Israelite" cds of Jerusalem etc. A good lot.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 33 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : 39/V
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    Russian P.O.'s 1909: Postcard locally mailed with 1909 5 pa. on 1 kop. orange-yellow, black surcharge, neatly cancelled by "ROPiT / JERUSALEM datestamp (Dec 3) in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 246). A very scarce issue on cover or card. Cert. Sorani (1990).
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 34 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : 39/IV+40/IV
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    Russian P.O.'s 1910: Postcard from Jaffa to Switzerland with 1909 5 pa. on 1 kop. orange-yellow (2) and 10 pa. on 2 kop. green, black surcharge, cancelled by "ROPiT / JAFFA" datestamp (Nov 8, 1910) in violet (Tchilinghirian fig. 243). Cert. Sorani (1990).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 35 Palestine

    1895/1965c.: Postal History selection (46 items) with Foreign Post Office usages incl. Ottoman card used in Jerusalem with 1896 and superb 1912 usage and another with superb "Bon Samiritan" cds in violet, 1903 French P.O. card, 1913 Austrian P.O. registration receipt with superb CAIFA cds, cover from Jerusalem franked at 25 m. to Ankara with framed 'Prisoner of War Parcel / Dept. / Red Cross / German Colony' cachet in violet.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF
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