Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World including the Fred Blau Collection
March 3-4, 2020

We are pleased to announce our March 3-4, 2020 Auction, featuring the Fred Blau collection of Palestine Aerophilately and Military Mail, followed by United States and Possessions, with Dr.Ernesto Arosemena's Canal Zone, continuing with selections from Asia, Western European countries, South and Central America, Middle East, as well as extensive Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Poland with an exceptional collection of World War II Occupation proofs & essays, Russia, Vatican City, etc., and ending as usual with Large Lots and Collections. This is a live public auction taking place in our NYC Galleries as well as on CherrystoneLIVE.

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Lot #990
ISRAEL
1942-44 Jewish Brigade lettersheets, 23 different, written in Hebrew and English, "CMF" (Central Mediterranean Forces), rarely seen
Envelope
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #991
ISRAEL
1948 (9 June) vellum with memorial for a soldier who fell in War of Independence, signed by David Ben Gurion, fine (David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973) was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. As head of the Jewish Agency from 1935, and later president of the Jewish Agency Executive, he was the de facto leader and largely led the struggle for an independent Jewish state. On 14 May 1948, he formally proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel, and was the first to sign the Israeli Declaration of Independence. Ben-Gurion led Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and united the various Jewish militias into the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He is known as Israel's founding father)
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #992
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, 250m-1000m with tabs, set of sheet margin singles, never hinged and post office fresh, faint fingerprint impressions on gum as often, still v.f.,
**
Catalog #7-9
Catalog Value $6,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #993
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, 250m-1000m with tabs, set of three, last two with sheet margin, faint toned specks or gum imperfections, never hinged, fine-v.f., each signed "Burger BPP",
**
Catalog #7-9
Catalog Value $6,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #994
ISRAEL
1948 250m green, with tab, n.h., v.f., pencil signed Diena and Raybaudi, with certificate
**
Catalog #7
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #995
ISRAEL
1948 500m red brown, with tab, sheet margin at right, n.h., faint creasing, otherwise v.f.
**
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #996
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, unexploded 120pr booklet, stapled at right, various advertising interleafs, v.f., Bale
Booklet
Catalog #B1
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #997
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, unexploded 120pr booklet, stapled at right, various advertising interleafs, v.f., Bale
Booklet
Catalog #B1
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #998
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, unexploded 300pr booklet, stapled at right, various advertising interleafs, back cover orange on white "Giftboxes of Oranges", v.f., Bale
Booklet
Catalog #B3b
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #999
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, unexploded 300pr booklet, stapled at right, various advertising interleafs, back cover orange on white "Giftboxes of Oranges", v.f., Bale
Booklet
Catalog #B3b
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1000
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, vertical gutter pairs with full tabs, l.h. in gutter between stamps, completely unfolded and post office fresh, fine-v.f., rare set of vertical gutter pairs with tabs
*
Catalog #10-14
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1001
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, vertical gutter pairs with full tabs showing color bands, l.h. in gutter between stamps, completely unfolded and post office fresh, fine-v.f., rare set of vertical gutter pairs with tabs
*
Catalog #10-14
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #1002
ISRAEL
1949 Tabul Exhibition, ten souvenir sheets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #1003
ISRAEL
1949 Second Coins, 10 complete sets with tabs, mostly in large strips, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #17-22
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1004
ISRAEL
1965 10a Bet Shean, left sheet margin imperforate tab block of six, n.h., some creasing through top stamps and at bottom tabs, otherwise v.f.
Box **
Catalog #281var
Price Realized
$290.00

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