Winner's Unlimited - No. 101

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

July 19, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $500
Sold for $390
Including buyer's premium

Seven rare items from the First Maccabiah, Palestine, 1932.

* Program for a reception in honor of the athletes held in the Beit Ha-am auditorium, on the 20th of Adar 1932. Issued on behalf of the Tel Aviv municipality in honor of the First Maccabiah. [The program includes an address by the Mayor, Meir Dizengoff, performance by the Bimah theater, songs and more.]

* Song booklet dedicated to the memory of Elimelech Kuperstein who passed way on the 28th of Av, 1931, and did not merit to see the first Maccabiah.

* The "First Maccabiah" booklet, Eretz Yisrael 1932, published by the "Maccabi" Histadrut Olamit L'Hitamlut U'Sport. Includes the schedule of the competitions, list of contestants, judges etc. 16, 8 pages. The schedule is in Hebrew, German and English. List of contestants in light athletics - exclusively in Hebrew. The left jacket and second title page are in Hebrew and German.

* Poster "Hygenic precautions" for the First Maccabiah in 1932. Instructions in Hebrew and German. ["Do not drink excessively, do not drink water from an unknown source, don't buy fruits in the open market, due to fear of Schistosomiasis, it is forbidden to bathe in the Yarkon and pools in Petach Tikvah and Rishon L'Tzion, etc.]

* Booklet "Maccabiah 1932." Published in honor of the first Maccabiah. Includes the names of the presidents, council, administration, various committees, photos, advertisements, articles regarding the contestants and the first Maccabiah, schedule of activities etc. Illustrated title page. Not in the National Library.

* Letter #10 [Shevat, 1932] issued by the secretariat of the Maccabiah. Includes necessary information regarding the institutions who announced that they would be participating in the Maccabiah, the Maccabi uniform, address where one could pick up Maccabiah motifs, Maccabiah hats etc.

* Letter #19 [Adar, 1932]. A report of the Maccabiah representatives from Cairo, names of new guests, details regarding entrance tickets, details regarding shoes prepared specifically for participants in the first Maccabiah and more.

Varying sizes and conditions, overall fine condition.

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