Winner's Unlimited - No. 109

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

August 21, 2018
Opening $ 120
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 146
Including buyer's premium

Collection of 45 photographs taken in the Land of Israel in 1947-1949, some documenting historic events such as street celebrations following the UN proclamation of the end of the British Mandate [29 November] and photographs related to the War of Independence and its results.

The photographs depict parades and street celebrations in Tel Aviv the day after the UN proclamation, facilities which were bombed during the War of Independence, combat position buildings, male and female soldiers in an officers training course, views from the Yavneh colony in 1948 [bunker, bomb shelter, muddy terrain and more], photographs of the educational institution Gymnasia Netzach Yeshurun, various views from Akko, Biryah, Tel Chai, Kfar Nachum, the Sea of Galilee, Tivchah, and more.

All the photographs are described and dated in handwriting on the reverse.

Size: 9x7 cm. Very fine condition.

Postcards and Photographs