Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 11:

Jewish National Fund – Collection of Propaganda Materials, Certificates, Receipts and Other Paper Items

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Sold for: $1,700
Start price:
$ 500
Auction house commission: 23%
VAT: On commission only

Approx. 110 handbills, booklets, receipts, certificates, stamp sheets and other paper items. Palestine, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Russia and elsewhere. Most of the items are from the first half of the 20th century.
The collection reveals the story of the Jewish National Fund throughout the 20th century, its afforestation activities, purchase and redemption of lands and aid to the settlements. Among the items: • Certificates, receipts for donations and donation commitment forms for the purchase of land in Palestine. • Propaganda and information booklets, manifests and handbills in Hebrew, Yiddish, German and Russian, describing the activities of the JNF, its achievements and regulations, accompanied by photographs depicting its success and maps showing the lands it had purchased in Palestine. • Pocket charity box for donations, made in Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary), bearing the stamp of the Basel branch of the JNF. • Birthday greeting cards for children. • advertisements for cultural activities initiated by the JNF and fundraising balls. • "Shanah Tovah" and other greeting cards issued by the JNF or for it, some with first day of issue stamps and postmarks. • Paper tags for "tag days" – fundraising days for JNF. • Informational booklet and letters dealing with afforestation. • And more.
Size and condition vary. Good overall condition.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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