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1882-1903 1st Aliya (2) -
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Tel Aviv founder Akiva Arieh Weiss Russian-Zionist 2nd National Conference medal 1902
Russia: medallion of the Second National Conference of Russian Zionists in Minsk, 1902, inscribed to “Akiva Arieh Weiss | Lodz Representative”; not maker-marked; size (tallion only): 23.75 x 37.5mm; weight: 9.1g. Weiss was a Russian-born jeweler and watchmaker, who emigrated to Palestine in 1906, there founding in time the textile industry, establishing planning and construction companies, a movie company and cinema, and founding the future Israel Diamond Exchange. As chairman of the "Ahuzat Bayit" building society in 1909, which on 11 April held the famous lottery between 66 families of a 12 acre plot on the dunes of Jaffa, Weiss is generally considered to be the founding father of the city of Tel Aviv. The conference commemorated by this medal is described in detail in a book about it by The Zionist Library press. A unique historical artifact.

Product Tags: Russian, Polish, Holylandish, Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Zionist Tokens & Medals and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Russia, Poland, Holyland, and from 1882-1903 1st Aliya, 20th Century, 1900s which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Unique/Discovery Piece, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $999.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
Vintage Eretz Israel postcard Colony Mahanayim, Edition de la Palestine Moderne
Eretz Israel-Palestina vintage 1900-1910's era color picture postcard "View of the Colony Mahanayim near Saffed, Galilee", with French-only text/subtitles (with allotted space on back for text in German or in Russian); number 15A of the series, by Edition de la Palestine Moderne of Jaffa. Unused, some age marks & an ink smudge on back. Postcards of the publisher are known used as early as pre-World War I Holyland/Palestine & the formatting on back refers to postal service by one of the foreign post offices in the Holyland.

Product Tags: Holylandish, Mandatory Palestinian Postcards, Culture & Memorabilia and Israeliana from Holyland, Palestine Mandate and from 20th Century, 1910s, 1900s, 1882-1903 1st Aliya, 1904-1914 2nd Aliya,
SOLD $20.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
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