Auction 4 Eretz Israel, settlement, anti-Semitism, Holocaust and She'erit Ha-Pleita, postcards and photographs, letters by rabbis and rebbes, Chabad, Judaica, and more
Jan 22, 2020 (Your local time)
 1 Abraham Ferera, Jerusalem.

The auction will take place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 18:00 (Israel time).

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LOT 2:

'Fifth Congress of Zionists in Basel' - Official Postcard from the Fifth Congress held in Basel 1901

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Sold for: $350
Start price:
$ 350
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: 17% On commission only

A postcard issued on the occasion of the 5th Congress in Basel in 1901 with an illustration in the "Jugendstil" style by Ephraim Moshe Lillan.

A beautiful angel with a Star of David on his chest, Shielded with wings on a tired adult, handcuffed in exile, and leaning on the wand. The angel points toward a grove representing Zion and faces the rising sun [a common motif in the Zionist images of salvation], and a verse from the prayer: "And our eyes will see you return to Zion with mercy." [Signed in lower right: Lilien].

Rimmer No. 6. Undivided Back Postcard. Sent from Basel in 1901.

Good condition except for a tiny filing hole, a slight wrinkle, and some stains.

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