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Jan 27, 2020 (Your local time)
Israel
 18 Haim Levanon St. Neve Itamar Netanya
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LOT 251:

Rare set of 9 Scrolls on Parchment, Jerusalem, Palestine, Circa 1920, Judaica.

Sold for: $10,000
Start price:
$ 10,000
Estimated price:
$20,000 - $40,000
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Rare set of 9 scrolls on parchment of books that are read in Synagogue in addition to the Pentateuch, Jerusalem, Palestine, Circa 1920, Judaica.
The set contains 6 Nevi'im (prophets):
1. Joshua and Judges.
2. Samuel A+B
3. Kings A+B
4. Jeremiah
5. Ezekiel
6. Twelve, include all minor prophets – Tre Asar: Hosea, Joel,Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.

And the 5 scrolls (on 3 scrolls):
7. Song of Songs, Ruth and Lamentations.
8. Esther.
9. Ecclesiastes.

The scrolls with olive wood rollers that were made in Bezalel School of art in Jerusalem and inscribed in Hebrew - Yerushalem, dated in Hebrew equivalent to 1920.
In white velvet mantle with golden Star of David (one is missing).
Ashkenazi script.
Parchment length: 57cm.
Text height: 48cm.
70 lines.

It is very rare to find these scrolls of the prophets and the five scrolls handwritten on parchment, and it is even rarer to find these scrolls in a set such as this one!
The use of such scrolls on parchments was introduced by the Vilna Gaon in the 18th century.