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Vol.3, Iss.8: Happy Chanukah

12/5/2012
 
 
Happy Chanukah
For the Jewish Community that read our newsletter, we have selected a few items perfect for giving at Chanukah. Chag Sameach. Please call us and we will be pleased to discuss our extensive Judaic collections to guide you to that unique piece you are looking for.
Name
ID#
52963
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A Life in Letters: a signed photograph, 9 Autograph Letters Signed, 18 Typed Letters Signed, all with exceptional content, signed 1920s Histadrut Teachers’ Union Membership Registrar, and 1948 Independence issues of “Ha’aretz” and “The Palestine Post.”
Date
1920s - 1972
Price
Place
Palestine / Israel
$48,000.00
 
Name
ID#
50499
Headline
Stunning Ketubbot Marriage Contracts in English and original Aramaic text.
Date
1915
Price
Place
New York
$500.00
 
Name
ID#
55117
Headline
Historic Archive of 12 mostly unpublished important and revealing letters of Israeli statesman Abba Eban, including six handwritten, about U.S. policies towards Israel and the Arab countries, Truman, Eisenhower. Dulles, Neguib, Nasser, U Thant, Ben-Gurion (“in personal relationships he lacks courage”), Meir, Dayan (“unutterably mediocre and boring. His ambition exceeds his ability”), Eshkol, Begin, Peres, Allon, and Israeli politics (“B.G. has forced Golda to accept the Deputy PM arrangement”).
Date
1953-1970
Price
Place
Various
$7,500.00
Name
ID#
39562
Headline
Extremely rare autograph letter signed by Nahum Sokolow, president of the World Zionist Organization regarding the Jewish Press "as an author and a Hebrew whose soul is tied with the soul of his people"
Date
1886
Price
Place
Warsaw, Poland
$5,000.00
Name
ID#
50531
Headline
Original uniform with David Ben-Gurion association, worn in the 1948 War of Independence by an officer in Israel's first army, IDF/Zahal.
Date
c.1948
Price
Place
Israel
$25,000.00
Name
ID#
55118
Headline
Archive of seven important content letters to leftist British journalist Jon Kimche, editor of the “Jewish Observer” in London from Shimon Peres, Eliahu Elath, Jacob Tsur, Israel Sieff and Nahum Goldmann.
Date
1958-1963
Price
Place
Various
$3,000.00
 
Name
ID#
50236
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Two sterling silver British military medals, each presented to soldiers of the African Pioneer Corps who participated during the post-World War II British mandate in Palestine.
Date
1948
Price
Place
Palestine
$500.00
 
Name
ID#
51141
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A remarkable, historic archive relating to the loss in battle of Dayan’s left eye comprising his letter “To The General Officer Commanding His Majesties Forces in Palestine” asking to be reassigned to military duty “although I have lost one of my eyes,” his three-page detailed report of the events leading up to the injury (“...jumped over to the balcony... I threw a bomb into the building...”), a letter from Headquarters of the British Forces in Palestine and Trans Jordan five months after his eye loss advising him to first “enlist into the ranks” in order to become an officer in the Palestinian Forces, and his Paris hospital bill for eye surgery. From the Dayan family.
Date
1941 & 1947
Price
Place
Palestine & Paris
$39,000.00
 
Name
ID#
39499
Headline
Printed Sermon preached before the House of Representatives; with content on Bunker Hill and interesting commentary on the role of Jews in history
Date
July 19, 1775
Price
Place
Massachusetts
$6,500.00
 
Name
ID#
55225
Headline
Dreyfus is suing the anti-Semitic newspaper “La Libre Parole” for refusing to correct statements it published following his exoneration, stating that his lawyers in his two trials for treason, “M. Demange, of course, M. Mornard agree with me…”
Date
October 1, 1908
Price
Place
[Paris, France]
$5,000.00
 
Name
ID#
53072
Headline
Called “the Jewish Mark Twain,” Yiddish writer Shalom Aleichem introduces a friend “who will talk about everything and not only talk but will also do it…”
Date
March 8/9, 1906
Price
Place
Lemberg [Lvov, Poland]
$4,500.00
 
Name
ID#
50275
Headline
Israeli Foreign Minister Golda Meir Rare Autograph Letter Signed on her Personal Business Card to long-time friend and early Zionist leader, Baruch Zuckerman.
Date
c. 1957-1965
Price
Place
[Jerusalem, Israel]
$4,000.00
 
Name
ID#
55228
Headline
“Every movie about the Holocaust represents a struggle to make sure it will never be forgotten...” Simon Wiesenthal defends Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List."
Date
c. 1990s
Price
Place
n.p.
$3,750.00
 
Name
ID#
55370
Headline
Historically important letter in which Einstein reveals that “in 1933 or 34, at the beginning of the Hitler regime, I said to a reporter something about the courageous attitude of a part of the German Churches towards Nazism…”
Date
November 17, 1953
Price
Place
Princeton, New Jersey
$29,000.00
 
Name
ID#
54417
Headline
Outstanding Franklin association item tied to our first President “… lands belonging to his excellency General Washington,” Declaration Signer James Wilson, and the Jewish merchants Barnard and Michael Gratz as well as being the actual appointment of Patriot Peter Stephen du Ponceau.
Date
February 1, 1786
Price
Place
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$35,000.00
 
Name
ID#
55242
Headline
Jewish Rhode Island Merchant Aaron Lopez ships spermaceti whale oil from Newport to Boston.
Date
November 5, 1756
Price
Place
Newport, [Rhode Island]
$750.00
 
Name
ID#
53422
Headline
Exceedingly Rare ALS of a young Oskar Schindler to his cousin Emilie in America on verso of a postcard picturing his father in military uniform wearing the Iron Cross – “ How are you doing in America? Are you still thinking of me? Have you learned to speak English yet? How do you like it there in general?...”
Date
circa 1920s
Price
Place
[Zwittau, Moravia]
$10,000.00
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