Eretz Israeli Tower & Stockade settlement Meguyas/Recruit volunteer-helper pin
Lot #: 70482

Auction
Opening Bid price: $74.00
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15 Please login if you are the lot winner
Track this lot?
Description
Palestine/Yishuv: 'Tower & Stockade' settlement initiative "Meguyas" ('recruited') pin, circa. 1936-1939; not maker-marked. Depicts image of Tower & Stockade settlement with Hebrew legend "Recruited". Tower & Stockade was a quick structual erection system devised by Shlomo Gur & Yochanan Ratner, enabling quick transport & erection of settlements, bypassing British restriction on new Jewish settlements in Palestine: mobility enabled securing hold of remote regions, to strenthen Jewish settlement contiguity and fortified protection to inhabitants & surroundings. Pin was issued to volunteers who assisted with transport & erection of Tower & Stockade settlements; here numbered per label on back 43931.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian Militaria - metal militaria, Mandate & Yishuv and Militaria from Palestine Mandate and from 1936-39 Arab Revolt, 1929-1939 5th Aliya, 20th Century, 1930s,