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Palestine/Yishuv: emblem pin of "HaMa'avir" transport society of Tel Aviv, circa. 1923-45; not maker-marked; size: 29 x 54mm; weight: 3.8g. Bears stylized Heb. letters "Shin", "Ale
Item code: 0132806

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Palestine/Yishuv: emblem pin of "HaMa'avir" transport society of Tel Aviv, circa. 1923-45; not maker-marked; size: 29 x 54mm; weight: 3.8g. Bears stylized Heb. letters "Shin", "Alef" & "Tzadi" intertwined ("Shatz", may be "National Public Transport" or "United Public Transport") above TLV initials & winged-wheel below. "HaMa'avir" ['The Transferer'] was a society est. by drivers of Yosef Linderman's transport lines (within TLV & bet. Jaffo & J'lem). With rising competition in mid-1920's, drivers formed societies: "HaMa'avir" was formed, dissolved 1945 when merged w/"Ichud Regev" to create the "Dan" transport co.