Auction 019 Online Auction 19 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Jun 4, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 19:

Collection of Medallions and Pins – the JNF – Palestine, the USA and France

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Sold for: $440
Start price:
$ 200
Auction house commission: 25%
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Six medals and pins issued by the Jewish national Fund. [Palestine, the USA and France, 1910s to 1940s].
1. Medallion, "Geulah Titnu LaAretz" (Redemption you shall give the land). [The 1910s or 1920s]. Obverse: The map of Israel and a child inserting a coin into a JNF box. Reverse: Seven-branched Menorah. Signed: "Roukhamovsky, Paris" [Yisrael Roukhamovsky?].
2. Medallion, "I will bring thy seed from the east and gather thee from the west" (Hebrew). Obverse: Seven-branched Menorah, the fruit of the Land of Israel and the above Hebrew verse. Reverse: Two palm trees, stars and the Hebrew legend "Jewish National Fund".
3. Medallion designed by the sculptor Enrico Glicenstein. [ca. 1920s]. Obverse: a shepherdess carrying a water jug on her head and the Hebrew legend "Jewish National Fund". Reverse: a boy sitting under a tree, playing a flute.
4. Lapel pin, souvenir from Palestine, 1929. On the lower part, the Hebrew initials of the JNF and above them a sowing framer, a rising sun with the Hebrew year in its center and the Hebrew legend "In memory of the visit to Palestine".
5. A pin inlaid with enamel. Chicago, [1940s?]. In the center of the pin there is a large star-of-David on the background of a plowed field and a built city. On the edges of the pin, the Hebrew legend "For the sake of Jerusalem I will not be still J.N.F." Signed on reverse: "L.J. Imber, Chicago Ill".
Size and condition vary. Good overall condition.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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