Welcome to our 100th Auction!
Dear Friends and Fellow Collectors,
I am very pleased to announce PUBLIC AUCTION #102, to be held SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1pm in conjunction with the NOJEX 2018 STAMP SHOW, being held at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel, in Secaucus, New Jersey. Lots can be viewed during the show, October 19-21. Lots can also be viewed in Tel Aviv, Thursday October 11, or in Boynton Beach, Florida, Sunday October 14.
The sale will include items from the collections of Robert Cohen, Dr. Jonathan Becker, Dr. Robert Greenwald, and Dr. Jan Sarkin, plus the award winning Holy Land collection of Jacques Mahu.
Jacques Mahu was passionate about history and geography. In college, he was already exchanging stamps. To him, the stamps were an inexhaustible source of knowledge.. but the war came with an adolescence spent under the sound of boots. after the war, there was little entertainment but the history was fertile; the discovery of the Holocaust, the hope of joining the Promised Land, the War of Independence, and the proclamation of the State of Israel! While being of Christian confession,for most of his life, he collected the “ Holy Land”, over 5 periods--Ottoman Empire, Foreign Offices, British Mandate, Interim Period and State of Israel. Jacques became a member of the Philatelic Amicale France--Israel, shortly after its creation in 1971, He continued to be active in philatelic circles until 1989. One of his favorite items and close to his heart was the Cross of Jerusalem, one of the most beautiful postmarks according to him. Jacques worked as a cellar master of a Champagne house until his retirement. He passed away in 2015 at the age of 89.
We are most pleased we have been selected to sell his collection, which hasn’t been seen in over 25 years.
Edward G. Rosen