Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 5:

Sixteen Postcards – The Zionist Congresses

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Sixteen postcards that were printed for the Zionist Congresses and postcards that were sent during the congresses. Basel, Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Prague, Zurich, Geneva and Jerusalem, 1903-1955.
1-2. Two postcards from the sixth Zionist congress (Basel, 1903). One of them bears a photograph of a group of Jewish gymnasts in the congress, Vienna: "Zion", 1903. The second bears a photograph of Herzl in the company of Jewish journalists in the congress, published by "S.I.W".
3. Postcard of the tenth congress (Basel, 1911). Köln: Jüdischer Verlag, 1911. Riemer no. 27.
4. Postcard with the photograph of the general assembly of the tenth congress (Basel, 1911). Basel: Robert Spreng, 1911. Bearing the stamp of the congress.
5-8. Four postcards of the 12th congress (Carlsbad, 1921), depicting works by Hermann Struck, Lesser Ury, Joseph Budko and Jacob Steinhardt. Three of them bear the stamp of the congress. Riemer nos. 36-40.
9. Photographic postcard depicting Carlsbad during the 13th congress (Carlsbad, 1923).
10. Postcard of the 15th Zionist congress (Basel, 1927). Bearing the stamp of the congress. Riemer no. 58.
11. A postcard sent from the 18th congress (Prague, 1933) with a view of the city of Jerusalem. Jerusalem: Goldberg Press, early 1930s. Bearing the stamp of the congress.
12. postcard of the 20th congress (Zurich 1937). Zurich: Guggenheim & Co., 1937. Bearing the stamp of the congress. Riemer no. 83.
13. Postcard of the 21st congress (Geneva, 1939), designed by Otte Wallisch. Stamped with the stamp of the congress and the stamp of the Palestinian censor. Riemer no. 93.
14. Postcard from the 23rd congress, with a photograph of the opening session. Herzliya: "Palphot", 1951.
15-16. Two postcards of the 24th Zionist congress, with photographs of the opening session. Herzliya: "Palphot", 1955.
Approx. 14X9 cm. Good overall condition. Minor blemishes and stains. Traces of tape on verso of several postcards. Large ink stains on postcard no. 12. Ten of the postcards were used.

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