Winner's Auctions No. 110

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

November 7, 2018
Opening $200
Estimate $400 - $600

Family courtesy letter from "Uncle David" and "Aunt Fanny" to Henny.

[1] leaf, paper, 11X18 cm. written on both sides. One side is the letter from David Wolfson in his hand and with his signature, and the second side is his wife's letter in her hand and with her signature. German.

David Wolfson (1855-1914) was a friend and personal assistant of Dr. Theodor Herzl's, and eventually his successor as president of the World Zionist Organization until 1911. In preparation for the first Zionist Congress in Basel, he conceived the design of the flag of the Zionist movement inspired by the tallit. In 1952, his remains and those of his wife, Fanny, were reinterred in Jerusalem next to the burial plots of the Herzl family.

Fold marks, stains, fine condition.

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