Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 1,000
Estimate $ 1,300 - $ 1,500
Sold for $ 2,440
Including buyer's premium

A letter in the handwriting and with the signature of the Rebbe Rabbi Chaim Meir Hager, author of Imrei Chaim of Vizhnitz - Bnei Brak, to his younger brother, the Rebbe Rabbi Baruch Hager of Seret-Vizhnitz - Haifa, author of Makor Baruch

Specifications: [1] official paper leaf. 19x14 cm, with the original envelope without the stamps. 

Unique Features: The letter is in Yiddish, entirely in the Rebbe's handwriting, who signs at the end, "Your loving brother Chaim Meir". 

The Rebbe Rabbi Chaim Meir Hager, author of the "Imrei Chaim" was born in 1888 to his father the Rebbe Rabbi Yisrael of Vizhnitz. He was his father's right-hand-man in his life and successor after his death, rehabilitated Vizhnitz chassidut after the Holocaust. In 1947 he immigrated to Israel, re-established the Vizhnitz institutions and was the leader of Chareidi Jewry until his death in 1972. He was buried next to his younger brother, the author of the "Makor Baruch", who died in 1963.

Condition: Fine-very fine. Folding marks, a few stains with no damage to text.   

Category
Letters from Admors