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70110
Austrian Joseph Wertheimer silver Judaica medal by Carl Radnitzky, 1867 BU
106670110
Austria: Joseph [von] Wertheimer commemoration medal in silver by Carl Radnitzky, 1867; 44.5mm, 34.85g; thickness: 2.75mm. Obverse legend: "Dem Scheidenden Vorstandpraeses" [The Outgoing Board President] + 2-line subtitle: "Die Beamten der Israel Cultusgemeinde in Wien 1867" [The Officials of the Israelite Religious Community of Vienna, 1867], surrounding Hebrew Proverbs quotation "A Faithful Man Shall Abound with Blessings" (dots over letters indicate word is laden with blessing); the word "Man" is misspelled. Reverse: left facing Wertheimer with name + "C. Radnitzky" below. Wertheimer (1800- 1887) was Austrian philanthropist & author; established Kindergarten system in Austria & helped Jews acquire trade skills/vocations; trustee & President of Vienna Jewish Community; received nobility from Emperor in recognition of his work; Forrer vol. V, p.15. A thinner bronze example sold at auction (2014) for €2500. The silver & bronze issues weigh the same in spite of identical size because of variations in their planchet thickness.


Product Tags: Austrian Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Austria and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Minting/Production Error, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $599.00
3 bids
The auction closed on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 19:15
70156
Netherlands San Remo Conference large bronze Zionist medal, 1920 by van der Hoef
107370156
Netherlands: San Remo Conference large cast bronze commemorative medal, 1920; by Christiaan Johannes van der Hoef; size: 94mm; weight: 221.95g. Obverse: allegorical Cananite greeting his modern Zionist counterpart, with Hebrew dates "3830-5680" (70 AD - 1920) in exergue. Reverse: "Zion" in center of Star of David, surrounded by shields of 12 Tribes of Israel & Hebrew legend "If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem" & Hebrew date "4th of Iyar 5680" (22 April 1920). Medallic strike; thin planchet. Conference adopted the 1917 Balfour Declaration, recognizing the validity of establishing a Jewish State in Palestine & gave Britain a mandate over Palestine on condition she would enforce the Declaration and establish a Jewish state there - which did not transpire. Medal commissioned by Dutch Zionist Association; the medallist was one of Holland's leading Art Deco sculptors & designers. Literature indicates that the plate-medals of this size were intended for special presentation; Polak-66 and JTM-EP13.


Product Tags: Dutch,Hollandish,Netherlandish Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish History & Events and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Netherlands and from World War I, 1920s, 20th Century, 1919-1923 3rd Aliya, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $390.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70161
American Judaic Prisoner of Conscience Refusnik medal commemorating Boris Penson
98470161
US: Prisoner of Conscience ("Refusnik") medal commemorating Boris Penson; 24.5g: obverse depicts Star of David enchained with lock bearing symbol of the Soviet Union and legend in English and Hebrew "Let My People Go"; obverse bears name of Boris Pension on raised "plaque" above legend "USSR Prisoner of Conscience" ('refusnik'). Issued by the American "Union Council for Soviet Jewry" (UCSJ) duried period of Communist anti-Zionism/religion; commemorates Penson, a Latvian 'refusnik' who in June 1970 attempted to hijack a domestic flight, to reach Sweden ("Operation Wedding"/"Dymshits-Kuznetsov hijacking affair"). The group was arrested & Penson sentenced to 10 years in a labor camp though finally released in 1979 and emigrated to Israel where he continues to work and teach in the field of art.


Product Tags: America,American, Israeli, Russian, Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish History & Events and Judaic Tokens & Medals from United States, Israel, Russia, and from 20th Century, 1970s, Cold War which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $50.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70221
Silver Judea Restituta clandestine Jewish immigration award by Arazi/Minerbi
101070221
Italy (Israel): "Judaea Restituta" / "And the Sons Have Returned to their Home" medal, 1946; by Jewish-Italian medallist Arrigo Minerbi; struck in silver by Stefano Johnson of Milano; size (medal): 35mm; weight: 29g. Obverse: sailboat with Hebrew legend "Ve Shavu Banim LeGvulam" (Yirmiyahu Ch.31 v.16) above & dates 5705-5706 (1945-1946) in exergue; Minerbi's initials, left + "800" silver, Johnson's on right edge. Reverse: Latin legend "Judea Restituta" (a play on Roman "Judea Capta" coins of 70+ AD) with arch of Titus & gate of Jerusalem's Old City & dates as on obverse in Roman numerals. Commissioned by Yehuda Arazi, Italy commander of "Mossad le Aliya Bet" (secret department of illegal emigration to Palestine) as token of gratitude to local civilians & officials who assisted him in enabling Jews to escape to Palestine, specifically following the "La Spezia affair" (April 1946) in which 2 illegal emigrant ships were stopped by the British, 1000+ Jews revolted, staged a hunger strike & occupied the port - and the public outcry caused the British to release the boats to Palestine. Awarded starting Passover eve, 1946; we estimate that 100-200 were issued. Rare; considered to be Israel's first official medal even as a pre-State issue.


Product Tags: Mandatory Palestinian, Italian Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Prize & Award Medals and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Palestine Mandate, Italy and from Holocaust, 1939-48 Jewish Insurgency in Palestine, 1940s, Great Revolt / First Jewish-Roman War, 20th Century, 1945-1949 Postwar era which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $500.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70241
Tel Aviv founder Akiva Arieh Weiss Russian-Zionist 2nd National Conference medal 1902
94570241
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
70371
French/Hebrew copper engraved color map of Palestine by Chamouin/Giraldon c.1812
112570371
Color French map of "Palestine" (in French & Hebrew) c.1812, copper engraved by Jean Baptiste Marie Chamouin & drawn by Giraldon + 2 inlay maps of the "Kingdom of the Israelites under David & Solomon" and "The Twelve Tribes" of Israel by Malte-Brun, on thick milled paper; this may originate from the book "Atlas Complet du Précis de la Géographie Universelle", Paris, 1812 edition, however this edition is with hand colored outline and uncolored vignette; size: 34 x 25.1cm. Near-mint condition with little toning; small crease at point in left edge, otherwise almost flawless edges. The cartographer, Conrad Malte-Brun (1775-1826), born Malthe Conrad Bruun (also known as Malte-Brun), was a Danish-French geographer and journalist. His second son, Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun, was also a geographer. Rare as French map with Hebrew usage.


Product Tags: Holylandish, French Maps, Maps, Prints & Artwork and Judaica from Holyland, France and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $150.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70406
Dutch illustrated hand-colored Ketuba Jewish marriage document in Hebrew, 1886
80370406
Jewish ritual in Holland: illustrated hand-colored 'Ketuba' marriage document written in Hebrew and dated "First of Shabbat [Sunday] 29th of Kislev 5647" (26 December 1886) at the ceremony in AMSTERDAM; signatures at base. The document is housed in protected plastic display but top horizontal section of c.2cm has split from the rest of the document & has a few marginal tears, though it's complete & suitable for framing. The paper has a vertical surface anomaly c. 3cm from the right edge & small peripheral tear at bottom right. Size: 20.6 x 32.2cm.


Product Tags: Dutch,Hollandish,Netherlandish Artwork/Prints, Maps, Prints & Artwork and Judaica from Netherlands and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $110.00
3 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70411
Russian Judaica postcard of Study Group, by Weinlein; Levanon Publisher, Moscow
74870411
Artistic renditions of the Jewish experience: "Chevrat Shas" (per Hebrew caption loosely translated as "Talmud Study Group") picture postcard with caption in Hebrew & abbreviated Russian (which refers to the place as "Beit HaMidrash"), of sketch by Y. Weinlein; published by Levanon, Moscow (written in Hebrew on front as "Chevrat Levanon") as issue #40 of the series. On reverse, trilingual postal stationary template in Russian, Polish and Hebrew + publisher's name & address in Russian and his logo. Used but not posted: message written in Hebrew, appears to reference the city of TOMSK. Light age stains in places, number written on top left corner of front.


Product Tags: Russian Postcards, Maps, Prints & Artwork and Judaica from Russia and from 20th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $30.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70436
Goldman unlisted Seder Hagadah Shel Pesach English Translation Hyam Sakolski 1881
101070436
Seder Hagadah Shel Pesach' (in Hebrew): Service for the Two First Nights of Passover, with an English Translation - published by H. Sakolski, NY; 1881, 72pg. Pages all flat & intact though many with stains - possibly from wine if used during the Seder services. Hardbound; very rare: OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide; Singerman 2922 (1881 ed); Yudlov 1583; not listed in Goldman. The publisher may be Rav Hyam Sakolski (d.1883) who served as Rabbi, reader, and president of the Allen Street Bais Hamedrash (lower east side of Manhattan; today called the Beth Hamedrash Hagodol).


Product Tags: America,American Book/Publication, Books & Publications and Judaica from United States and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $180.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70451
British Holocaust era Orthodox Jewish Young Jewry evacuee's periodical #21, 1943
78270451
The Orthodox Jewish experience in Holocaust-era Britain: wartime WWII semi-illustrated "Young Jewry" periodical magazine (religious education for Jewish children evacuated from urban centers in UK during WWII), issue #21 (Lag BaOmer / May 1943); published by the Joint Emergency Committee for Jewish Religious Education in Great Britain, London & printed by Steler & Young, London; 18 pgs, complete. Articles by Nathan Morris, Dr. Aron Cohen, Rabbi Dr. S. M. Lehrman, Rabbi Dr. W. Gottlieb & more, including Lag BaOmer, The Sephirah, Shimon Bar Yochai, Rabbi Akiva, In the Empire/South Africa, Lag Ba'Omer in Eretz Israel + games & puzzles; a mixture of religious learning (various depths) + light Zionism.


Product Tags: United Kingdomian,British Book/Publication - Youth, Books & Publications and Judaica from United Kingdom and from World War II, Holocaust, 20th Century, 1940s, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $25.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70453
British Holocaust era Orthodox Jewish Young Jewry evacuee's periodical #42, 1944
77070453
The Orthodox Jewish experience in Holocaust-era Britain: wartime WWII semi-illustrated "Young Jewry" periodical magazine (religious education for Jewish children evacuated from urban centers in UK during WWII), issue #42 (Purim / May 1944); published by the Joint Emergency Committee for Jewish Religious Education in Great Britain, London & printed by Steler & Young, London; 24 pgs, complete - a tear at the top edge on backpage. Articles by Nathan Morris, Joseph Halpern, Rabbi Dr. M. Lew, Rabbi Dr. S. M. Lehrman, Rabbi Dr. W. Gottlieb, Rabbi E. Ehrnthal, Rabbi Yehudah Goodman & more, including Purim - Past and Present, News Letter (current affairs) including Jewish sailors in the battle against the Ship 'Scharnhorst' & Jewish troops in Italy, selections From The Aggadah, the Jews of Poland, the Rambam, on the Jewish Prayer Book + games & puzzles; a mixture of religious learning (various depths) + light Zionism, here a number of tidbits on life in Palestine.


Product Tags: United Kingdomian,British Book/Publication - Youth, Books & Publications and Judaica from United Kingdom and from World War II, Holocaust, 20th Century, 1940s, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $40.00
8 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70454
British post-Holocaust Jewish Orthodox Youth - Agudat Israel periodical #2, 1946
94470454
The Orthodox Jewish experience in Holocaust-era Britain: postwar "Orthodox Youth" illustrated/photographic periodical of the Histadruth Zeire Agudas Israel (Union of Agudat Israel [Hassidic] Youth), #2 for Adar II [1946 - undated] depicting Rabbi Meir Schapiro on cover; no printing house attribution; 16 pages, complete, vertically folded. Includes "The Deeper Significance of Purim" (by Rabbi Yerucham Halevi - reprinted), biography of Rabbi Schapiro, "Justice" (by Yitzchak Halevi), various short articles on events locally & abroad including references to Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum (Satmar) "only now when we had seen the disaster which had befallen our people could we feel certain that the rest of G-d's promise, the Messianic liberation, was at hand" & a local visit by Rabbi Aaron Kotler; "Ikbata deMeshicha / עקבתא דמשיחא" in Hebrew-lettered Yiddish by Rabbi Elchonon Wasserman z"tzl (a student of the Chofetz Chaim, who saw signs of the Redemption in the period prior to the Holocaust).


Product Tags: United Kingdomian,British Book/Publication - Youth, Books & Publications and Judaica from United Kingdom and from 1945-1949 Postwar era, Holocaust, 20th Century, 1940s, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $35.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
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