Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $800
Estimate $1,000 - $1,200

Mazal Tov greetings for an upcoming marriage, written and signed by Rabbi Meir Abeles.

Rabbi Meir Abeles [1806-1887] was born in Nikolsburg. After serving as adjudicator in Kittsee, he was appointed Av Beit Din of in the city c. 1845. He was a beloved disciple of the Chatam Sofer, who refers to him a number of times in his books, and even wrote "whoever his mother gives birth to, should be like him" [Yoreh Deah, siman 325]. In addition, the last letter Pituchei Chotem from the Chatam Sofer was referred to him.

[1] page, 23x18 cm. Ink on paper. Very fine condition. Documentary material included with this lot.

Category
Letters from Ashkenazic Rabbis