Auction 019 Online Auction 19 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Tuesday, 4.6.19 (Your local time)
Israel
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
The auction has ended

LOT 31:

Collection of Items – Football Tournament between the Teams of Palestine and Greece – World Cup Qualification Games ...

catalog
  Previous item
Next item 
Sold for: $340
Start price:
$ 100
Auction house commission: 25%
VAT: On commission only
tags:

Collection of Items – Football Tournament between the Teams of Palestine and Greece – World Cup Qualification Games, 1938
Photographs and a souvenir plaque from a football tournamebt between Palestine (Tel-Aviv) and Greece (Athens), part of the World Cup qualification games. Greece and Palestine, February 1938. 1-4. Four photographs by the photographer Yancoglou from Athens (signed on verso): the players of the Palestinian team on the field, players of both teams in a group photograph on the field, judges and captains of both teams in a ceremony of flag exchange prior to the game, group photograph of activists and organizers of the game. One photograph bears a dedication handwritten by the photographer on verso; on three photographs appears the pencil writing "Fuchs" (on verso).
Three photographs: 12X18.5 cm, one photograph: 24X17.5 cm. Good condition. Minor creases and small tears. Traces of pasting on verso.
5. Photograph of the players and organizers in a party held after the game. 12.5X17.5 cm. Good condition. Minor blemishes on verso.
6. A souvenir plaque awarded to Gedalya Fuchs, for his participation in the preliminary games: a silver plated copper plaque inscribed "World Cup 1938 - Tel-Aviv 21.1.38, Athens 20.2.38 - to the member of the national team, Gedalya Fuchs, a present from the Palestine Football Association". The plaque is decorated with a branch and the emblem of the association (a triangle with a ball in its center surrounded by the inscription "Palestine" (in Hebrew, Arabic and English) and attached to a wooden stand.
Plaque: 5X7.5 cm, wooden stand: 10.5X14X2.5 cm. Good condition. Some of the silver plating is worn.
Provenance:
1. Estate of Gedalya Fuchs, Captain of the Palestine team
2. The Rimon Family Collection.

catalog
  Previous item
Next item