Auction No. 114

Golden coins, Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5pm Without Audience
Opening $ 500
Estimate $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
Sold for $ 1,159
Including buyer's premium

Torah scroll brought from Yemen, written on reddish gevil. Lacking some sheets in the middle, from chapter 7-13.

The column of the first part ends in Vayikra 7:34 with the words "ואתן אתם לאהרן הכהן ולבניו לחק עולם מאת בני ישראל" ["And I have given (these parts) to Aharon the Cohen and to his sons, it is an eternal statute for all generations for the children of Israel"] the column of the second part begins from Vayikra 13:11 "צרעת נושנת הוא בעור בשרו וטמאו הכהן לא יסגרנו כי טמא הוא" ["Then it is chronic leprosy in the skin of his flesh, and the priest shall declare it impure. He should not quarantine it, for it is (chronically) impure."]

50 lines to a column, parchment width: 48 cm.

Overall fine condition, few cracks in the parchment, minimal tears in the margins.

Category
Manuscripts