Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 36:

Fundraising Campaigns in Palestine/Israel, 1940s-1950s – Labels, Receipts, Stamps and Other Paper Items

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$ 600
Auction house commission: 23%
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Collection of labels, receipts, stamps and other paper items of fundraising campaigns in Palestine/Israel, including items of "Magbit HaHitgaysut" (Mobilization Fund), "Magbit LeHatzala VeAliya" (Rescue and Immigration Fund), and more. [1940s-1950s].
Among the items: • 18 "Fighting Nation Tax" stickers for windshields, 1943-1945. The stickers read "has fulfilled his obligation to the Mobilization Fund of the Yishuv" [the Mobilization Fund, "Magbit HaHitgaysut", which operated in the Yishuv in Palestine since 1942, raised funds for the Yishuv's volunteers to the British army and for their families. When the goals of the fund were broadened to include assistance to Holocaust survivors, its name was changed to "Mobilization and Rescue Fund" (Magbit HaHitgaysut V'HaHatzala)]. • "To Every Household in the Yishuv", a brochure issued by "The National Committee of the Mobilization and Rescue Fund" announcing the fundraising campaign "For the Besieged Nation" (1946). • Certificates and receipts for participating in the fundraising campaign "For the Besieged Nation" and the campaign of "Tax for Our protection". • Several donation cards, including the "Blue Card" for a donation to "The Office for Social Aid to the Immigrant" and a donation card "For Social Aid to Immigrants from Germany". Mounted on the inside of the cards are stamps of various denominations given against the donations. • Three stamp sheets – "Immigration to Palestine Stamp". • Donation labels to the fundraising campaign of "Rescue and Immigration" and a proof of one of the labels. • Labels of WIZO, "For the Child Fund and Training Women and Immigrants" (with a typographical error on one of the labels).
A total of approx. 60 items. Size and condition vary.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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