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Irgun / Etzel emblem pin, circa. late 1930's; not maker marked; weight: 2.15g; size: 14mm x 18mm. Triangle-shaped, with Irgun emblem and motto "Rak Kakh" ("Only Thus"). Emblem orig
Item code: 0130127

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Irgun / Etzel emblem pin, circa. late 1930's; not maker marked; weight: 2.15g; size: 14mm x 18mm. Triangle-shaped, with Irgun emblem and motto "Rak Kakh" ("Only Thus"). Emblem originally designed by Lili (Ayala) Strassman-Lubinsky c. Dec. 1938, reworked by the Revistionist movement's newpaper "HaMashkif" ("The Observer") caricaturist Yoshua Edri, before it officially became the Etzel's symbol. Dated to late 1930's as most Etzel pins with emblem use image of Old City of Jerusalem with the emblem superimposed.