Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 30:

Large Varied Collection of Paper Items – The Jewish Brigade and Enlistment in the British Army – 1940s

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Sold for: $2,400
Start price:
$ 1,000
Auction house commission: 23%
VAT: On commission only

Approx. 180 broadsides, notebooks, letters, labels and other items pertaining to the Jewish Brigade and the enlistment of the Yishuv in the British army. 1940s (several items are from later years), various places in Europe and Palestine. Hebrew and English (several items are in other languages).
The collection contains: • Stamps and paper labels with propaganda slogans and illustrations encouraging enlistment (some of them on envelopes). • Broadsides and announcements on the subject of enlistment, issued by various organizations (The Jewish Agency, "The Committee for the Enlistment of the Yishuv", "The Federation of Revisionist Zionists", "The Public Enlistment Committee", and more). • Letters, including letters by soldiers of the Jewish Brigade (some of them on the official stationery of the Brigade), greeting letters from Palestine to the soldiers (some of them illustrated by hand), induction orders to the British army issued by the Jewish Agency, and more. • Booklets and certificates for soldiers and veterans (some of them with the soldiers' pictures). • Two cloth sacks with prints, a Passover gift for Jewish soldiers (presumably, originally contained Matzahs). • "Victory Souvenir", a donation certificate in the amount one Lira for the veterans of the Jewish Brigade.• And more.
Size and condition vary. Good overall condition.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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