Lots 318 - 321, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
318  

Germany
Local Post (Stadtpost) Breslau

1898, Jewish New Year of 5658, complete set of 2, inscription in German and Hebrew, fresh, no gum as issued, VF. These are first stamps ever to celebrate a Jewish event.
100.00
319    

Russia

1902, pre-printed money letter from Lugansk to Jerusalem via Odessa, addressed to Rabbi Samuel Salant, sent by postal charge paid in cash, sealed with wax, usually money letters with donations were sent from Russia to Russian Orthodox Churches in the Turkish Empire, yet in this case the donation is for the Rabbi which is quite scarce, F/VF
200.00
320    

Soviet Union

1936, special delivery stationery envelope 20k gray (Mi #U48a), sent from Babstovo (Jewish Autonomous Region, nearby Birobijan) to Moscow, uprated with six 10k olive, cancelled by bilingual(Russian - Jewish) Babstovo ds, postmarked on arrival, paper adhesion on the back, still F/VF and rare mailing
250.00
321    96

Turkey

1898, nice color lithographic PPC showing German Church, sent from Jerusalem to Sachsen, franked with 20pa violet brown, cancelled with Jerusalem bilingual ds, VF
100.00