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Auction 18 Lot Number 601

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Eight Eretz Yisrael Mezuzahs

Eight mezuzahs. Eretz Yisrael, 50s-60s.
Silver (some stamped), beaten and etched, filigree; beaten copper; brass.
Four are stamped "Israel" or "Made in Israel". One is stamped: "Bezalel". Various sizes and conditions.

Opening120$ Sold For160$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 602

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Israel M.D.A. Ambulance – Gold and Diamond Brooch

Brooch, M.D.A. ambulance. Unknown place, 1940s.
18 karat gold; diamonds; enamel.
Brooch shaped like a M.D.A. ambulance, set with a round enamel plate with a drawing of a Magen David in red and seven diamonds. Weight: 7.6 grams, height: 1.5 cm, width: 3 cm. Good condition.

Opening500$ Unsold

Auction 18 Lot Number 603

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Crystal Paper Weights – Portrait of David Ben-Gurion

Paper weights with the portrait of David Ben-Gurion by the artist Gilbert Poillerat, made by crystal manufacturer Cristalleries d'Albert. France. 1973.
Transparent and blue crystal (stamped); plaster.
Portrait of David Ben-Gurion on top of the shape of a Magen David stamped into the base of the crystal. The portrait is described D. Ben-Gurion and signed by the artist "G. P. 73". Attached is a certificate from the crystal manufacturer, certifying that this is copy no. 59 of 750 copies produced. Diameter: 7.2 cm. Height: 4 cm. Very good condition. Placed in original box.

Opening180$ Sold For221$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 604

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Silver Plate – Twelve Tribes – Yemini

Silver plate with etched decorations: symbols of the twelve tribes, made by [Ya'akov?] Yemini. Etched dedication in honor of the "International Leadership Ninth Annual Reunion" in Caesarea in 1982.
In center, etching in the shape of the aqueduct in Caesarea. Signed on reverse side: "Yemini, Jerusalem, Sterling 925". Diameter: 19 cm. Very good condition.

Opening200$ Sold For246$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 605

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Purim Dreidels – USA

Two Purim dreidels. USA, 1940s.
Wooden handle and tin dreidel. On one, figure of Esther is printed with the verse "And the king said to her what do you want Queen Esther" and inscribed "Queen Esther"; on other dreidel, the figure of Haman is printed with the verse "Haman son of Hamdata Jew hater" and inscribed "Wicked Haman". Diameter: 10 cm, handle length: 6 cm. Fair-good condition.

Opening100$ Sold For135$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 606

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Hebrew-English Bible – Handmade Binding

The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Bible. Hebrew and English. Translated by Isaac Leeser. New York: Hebrew Publishing Company, ca. 1950.
Hebrew-English Bible, pages facing each other, with parallel pagination. Each page is divided into two columns. Print on the title page is covered by a label.
Fine copy, in a massive handmade metal binding, partly silver-plated, with buckle. Binding is marked by the manufacturer: "Made in Israel", "Handmade" and by the artist's ink-stamp: "H.I.A. Yerushalem". [4], 395; 395 pp, [1] picture-plate, 23 cm. Good condition. See photograph. Colored leaves cut with gilded decorations.

Opening300$ Sold For443$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 607

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Eretz Yisrael Monkey Doll

Monkey stuffed doll made by Toyland LTD. Eretz Israel, [50s-60s].
Monkey wearing a blue overall and dotted shirt, holding a banana in his hand. The stuffed doll is made of a plastic material and fabric and filled with sawdust. Height: 40 cm. Good condition. Fabric stained.

Opening120$ Unsold

Auction 18 Lot Number 608

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Dancers and Birds – Israeli Embroidery Product of Hana Karlova

Dancers and birds, Israeli embroidery made of linen threads, product of Hana Karlova, [1960s-1970s].
Artist Hana Karlova introduced the craft of embroidery to Eretz Israel upon her immigration from Czechoslovakia in 1965, and brought about a change in the appreciation of this art: From "folk" art which served for the decoration of clothing to an art appropriate for wall hangings. Maximal size: 114x40 cm. Good condition. The book "Maג€™aseh Tachara" by Hana Karlova is attached. Tel Aviv: Shva, 1984.

Opening250$ Sold For308$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 609

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Hand-woven Dress Made by “Maskit”

Dress made by "Maskit Yisrael", hand woven (60% wool, 40% artificial silk). Eretz Israel, [60s-70s].
Sleeveless dress, decorated with gold, silver and brass threads, and buttons at chest opening. Size 42. General measurements 50x120 cm. Very good condition.

Opening150$ Unsold

Auction 18 Lot Number 610

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Israeli Toy-Automobiles – “Gamda”

Two Israeli toy-automobiles: Military truck [Gamda production]; Tnuva truck (composed of two parts). Both signed: "Made in Israel". Varying condition, fair-good condition. Scraping of paint and few defects.

Opening120$ Sold For615$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 611

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Musical Box Playing HaTikva – Arthur Szyk

Musical box produced by Thorens, Switzerland, [late 1940s or early 1950s]. Illustration by Arthur Szyk in background, "Israel. New Canaan, 1948" from the series Visual History of Nations. By pulling the string at the bottom of the music box, "HaTikva" is played. Wooden box 25x20.5 cm. One piece of the mechanism is broken.

Opening150$ Sold For221$ Including buyers premium

Auction 18 Lot Number 612

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Printed Fabric Tablecloth – Independence Day

Independence Day. Printed fabric tablecloth. Eretz Israel, [1950s].
Colored illustrations printed on olive leaves, menorah symbol, symbols of the tribes of Israel and various IDF units. 150x120 cm. Good condition.

Opening150$ Unsold
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