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Auction 5 Lot Number 1

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Postcards published by Matityahu Eliyahu and his Brothers

1. No. 12 – “Habe’er Tachita on the way to Mikveh Yisrael.” Fair condition.
2. No. 13 – Mikveh Yisrael, Tu BiShvat. Fair condition.
3. No. 35 – The Hadera Moshava next to the Eucalypts. Good condition.

Opening70$ Sold For70$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 2

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Moshavot Postcards – Printed in Poland

1. “Colonists in Eretz Yisrael,” No. 493. Used, the stamp has been partly torn off.
2. “Colonists”, No. 499. Good condition.

Opening70$ Sold For70$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 3

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Postcard Booklet – Y. Ben-Dov – Rehovot

Postcard booklet published by Y. Ben-Dov, Bezalel Jerusalem. Rehovot. Series 3.
Complete Set – 12 postcards.
Good condition except for postcards 6 and 12, which have foxing on the back. Two separation pages are missing. The cover is in good condition, aside from minor damage to the top margin (see photograph) and foxing on the inside.

Opening350$ Sold For350$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 4

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Vine-Growers Association

9 postcards of the original 12, published by “The Joint Vine-Growers Association of the Rishon LeZion and Zichron Ya’akov Wineries.”
Missing numbers 3, 4 and 10.
All postcards are unused and all are in very good condition.
This catalog has for sale the complete booklet, see item no. 6

Opening150$ Sold For150$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 5

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Vine-Growers Association

Eight postcards, three are variants in different colors (green and white) of the Co-operative Vine-Growers Association of the Rishon LeZion and Zichron Ya’akov wineries, Palestine.
Carmel Mizrachi Publishers, Eretz Israel. These postcards are not from the same series as the previous item.
All postcards are unused.
Good condition.

Opening150$ Sold For150$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 6

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Postcard Booklet – Vine-Growers Association

Postcard booklet of “The Joint Vine-Growers Association of the Rishon LeZion and Zichron Ya’akov Wineries.” Complete set, 12 postcards. The postcards depict the moshavot and the wine producing labors.
All postcards are in very good condition, except for the last which has minor damp marks. Several separation papers are missing, the cover is in good condition except for minor damage around the edges (see photograph).
Rare!

Opening500$ Sold For550$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 7

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Moshavot and Chalutzim

18 postcards of Moshavot and Chalutzim. A variety of publishers and publishing dates. Among them are postcards from the Moshavot Rishon LeZion, Rehovot, Petach Tikva, Rosh Pina, Gedera, and Sarona. One postcard is inscribed “Kfar BeKirvat Shomron.” Some are in color and some are rare.
Fair to good condition.

Opening300$ Sold For400$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 8

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Moshavot – Germany

Six postcards published by C.W. [Central, Warsaw]. Printed in Germany. The postcards are “pressed” from behind so that an embossment is created. Photographs show: Petach-Tikva, a Hadera street, Motza, harvesting in Gedera, the center of Rishon-LeZion, the annual festive parade in Rehovot (tear approximately 1cm at the top).
Good condition. Un used.

Opening120$ Sold For260$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 9

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Moshavot

1. Mikveh Yisrael – "Poultry yard.” “Artzenu” Publishing, Berlin. Used, fair condition.
2. “Colonists in Eretz Israel.” C.W. Publishing. Un used, good condition except for damp stains on the back.
3. “Cotton wool field near Yesod Hama’ala". M. Taubenhaus Publishing, Safed. Poor condition, stained, damage around the edges. Undivided.

Opening100$ Sold For100$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 10

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“souvenir” postcards – Rishon LeZion and Mikve Yisrael

Two “souvenir” postcards in color, "Souvenir de Richon l’Zion" and "Saluts de Mikveh-Jisrael". Printed in Berlin, published by Wilhelm Grofs, Export & Commissionshaus Jaffa u. Jerusalem.
Undivided, one was mailed in 1898.
Very good condition.

Opening100$ Unsold

Auction 5 Lot Number 11

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Postcards published by Y.M. Shasha Halevy

9 postcards published by Y.M. Shasha Halevy, Petach Tikva near Jaffa, Eretz Yisrael.” Photographs of the Moshava Petach Tikva and its surroundings, and work in the orchard. Numbered: 1,3,4,8,9,12,16-18,23.
Two are used, one was sent in 1922. Fair-good condition.

Opening300$ Sold For550$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 12

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Settlement – Levanon Publishing

Nine postcards of guards and moshavot, published by “Levanon,” Warsaw.
One is undivided, two are used. Various conditions.

Opening180$ Sold For240$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 13

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Postcards published by Phönix, Berlin

Four postcards published by Phönix, Berlin. The postcards are of Rishon LeZion, Va’ad Chanein [Wadi Chanein – Nes Ziona], Hulda and Merhavia.
Unused, good condition, minor foxing.

Opening100$ Sold For120$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 14

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“Tel Hai” Publishing

Seven postcards from three different series: Shomrim, Ishim and Moshavot. All published by “Tel Hai,” Jaffa-Vienna.
Unused, various conditions.

Opening129$ Sold For460$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 15

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Postcards published by Zvi Kodesh

1. Map of Eretz Israel divided according to the tribes. Good condition.
2. Pictures of five sites in Jerusalem. Fair condition.
3. Pictures of five Moshavot. Good condition. A few stains.
4. Picture of Jerusalem with the Omar mosque in the center. Fair condition, pieces missing in two corners.
5. Birkat Tzion VeShalom al Yisrael. Fair condition, folded at the back.
6. Pictures of four houses in Jerusalem. Fair condition.

Opening400$ Sold For440$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 16

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Postcards of the Western Wall

125 postcards of the Western Wall. Various publishers, various printing times.
Some are illustrations of the Kotel and some are photographs.
Generally in good condition.

Opening1,000$ Sold For1,000$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 17

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Jerusalem and surrounding areas – undivided

56 postcards from various publishers, all with sites and views in the Jerusalem region (Nahal Kidron, Mt. of Olives, Har Zion, panorama of Jerusalem and more). All are undivided. Four are used.
Very good condition, some are damaged.

Opening750$ Unsold

Auction 5 Lot Number 18

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Har Zion and Kever David

72 postcards presenting Kever David, Har Zion and different sites on it from different angles. Some are in color and some black-white. Various publishers, various publication times.
Good condition.

Opening400$ Sold For400$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 19

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Migdal David

160 postcards presenting Migdal David from various angles, including its surroundings: the entrance to it and Jaffa Gate. Various publishers and printing times. In some, the tower appears in the background, some are in color and some black-white. Some are variants of the same postcard, some appear more than once.
Various condition, fair to very good.

Opening800$ Sold For800$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 20

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Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem

276 postcards presenting the gates of Jerusalem’s Old City, published by various companies, and at various times. Some are undivided. Most are in black-white. A wide range of photographic angles and illustrations, presenting the changes that have occurred in the gates over the years. Some are variants of the same postcard, and some of the postcards appear more than once.
Various conditions, good-very good.

Opening1,000$ Sold For1,000$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 21

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Postcard Collection – Jerusalem and surrounding areas

Approximately 1,320 postcards presenting Jerusalem and surrounding areas, by various publishers, and printed at various times. 135 of the postcards are undivided. This is a diverse collection, including many postcards of the Dome of the Rock and Temple Mount, churches and monasteries, and various other holy sites of Christianity and Islam; there are many illustrations or panoramic photographs of Jerusalem from different angles and sites in the vicinity. Some of the postcards appear more than once. In addition, some are variants of the same postcard.

Opening2,000$ Sold For2,000$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 22

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Kever Zacharia, Emek Yehoshafat, Yad Avshalom

83 postcards showing Kever Zacharia, Emek Yehoshafat and Yad Avshalom, Jerusalem. Various publishers and printing times. 14 of them are undivided. Some are variants of the same postcard, and possibly some of the postcards appear more than once.
Various conditions, good-very good.

Opening250$ Sold For320$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 23

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Streets of the Old City – Jerusalem

100 postcards showing various streets in the Old City in Jerusalem. Various publishers and printing dates. Some are variants of the same postcard, possibly some of the postcards appear more than once.
Various conditions, good to very good

Opening200$ Sold For200$ Including buyers premium

Auction 5 Lot Number 24

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Modern Jerusalem

172 postcards of modern Jerusalem, some of them from Palestine. Various publishers and printing dates. They show Ben-Yehuda St., the King David Hotel, the Y.M.C.A. building, Hebrew University, and more. There are variants of the same postcard, and possibly some of the postcards appear more than once.
Various conditions, good-very good.

Opening200$ Unsold
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