Ben-Tzion Wax was born in Tel Aviv in 1936. He was one of the biggest collectors in Israel. He started collecting stamps at age 10, then coins, banknotes, famous signatures/autographs, art, judaica, old books, silver, and items pertaining to pre-State Israel. Wax even collected unique birds, massive fish tanks and more.
In 1983 he moved with his family to Ramot HaShavim. Ben-Tzion Wax died suddenly and unexpectedly in 2017, in the backyard of his home, among the animals he took care of and loved.
18th century rabbinical handwritten letter; identity still unknown.
Sold for: $90
Auction house commission: 20%
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