Winter event 2022
Auction 13

Prime selection of historical Jewish Antiques

December 11, 2022 | 12:00 PM EST
  • $1,000
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    $8,500
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Lot : 81

Rare! Autographed Postcard by the Admor Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar Following His Miraculous Rescue from the Nazis

 

Switzerland, 1945

  “I am praying for you and your family.” This rare letter features his autograph signature ידידו ד"ש ת"ה באה"ר…
Start price: $7,000
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Est. Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Lot : 82

Siddur Imrei Lev. Translated to French. Impressive copy!

 

Paris-Strasbourg, Circa 1860

  Siddur Imrei Lev - contains prayers for the entire year translated into French with several words in Hebrew. Printed…
Start price: $2,400
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Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 83

Magnificent Set
Year-Round Machzor
Amsterdam, 1781
  Year-round machzor in Ashkenazic-Polish rite, the title page proclaims “such [quality] has not yet been seen in compact machzorim.”…
Start price: $2,000
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Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 84

Tefillos HaMoadim - Tortoise shell binding!
Amsterdam, 1726
  Spectacular museum piece! Order of prayers for Shalosh Regalim, Succos-Simchas Torah, Pesach and Shavuot, in Sephardic rite. The sefer…
Start price: $3,000
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Est. Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Lot : 85

Siddur HaShl”a
First Edition. Amsterdam, 1717
 
  “There is no doubt that the prayers of one who prays from this siddur will not be returned unanswered”…
Start price: $60,000
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Est. Price: $70,000 - $100,000

Lot : 86

Eishes Chayil. Miniature Anthology of Prayers and Laws for Women
Livorno, 1753
 
    Collection of prayers and entreaties for women, complemented by Laws and ethics for Jewish women in Spanish by…
Start price: $2,000
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Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 87

Illustrated Venice Haggadah with Italian Translation

 

Venice, 1740

  One of most beautiful illustrated Haggadahs of all time!   Passover Haggadah with dozens of breathtaking illustrations, woodcuts and…
Start price: $2,000
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Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 88

Passover Haggadah with Copper Engravings  
& Large Map of Eretz Yisrael
Metz, 1767
  Beautiful copy!   Illustrated Passover Haggadah with commentaries by the Alshich, Maharal of Prague and Kli Yakar, along with…
Start price: $2,000
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Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 89

Spectacular Copper-Engraved Miniature Sefiras Haomer

 

Nitra, 1834

    Only 9 cm! Judaica Masterpiece     Beautiful one-of-a-kind printed Sefiras Haomer. Measuring only 9 cm, this treasure…
Start price: $15,000
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Est. Price: $25,000 - $35,000

Lot : 90

Handwritten Essay by Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

  A handwritten essay in German with several quotes in lashon hakodesh by the venerable German Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch.…
Start price: $3,000
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Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 91

Fundamental Work on Geometry Printed at the Instruction of 
the Vilna Gaon.
Book of Euclid Translated into Lashon HaKodesh
Hague, 1780
  Complete copy autographed by the author with all charts included! Foundations of geometry by the ancient Greek Mathematician Euclid…
Start price: $1,800
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Est. Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot : 92

Luxurious print of: 
Nefesh Hachaim. Vilna, 1824

Safra D’Tzniusa. Vilna, 1820
 
  The Vilna Gaon / Rav Chaim of Volozhin Magnificent copies of the Gra and Reb Chaim Volozhin’s landmark sefarim.…
Start price: $8,000
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Est. Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Lot : 93

Long Letter of Chiddushei Torah by the Netziv of Volozhin

  “Hashem shall illuminate our eyes and open our hearts with the light of his Torah” Double-sided handwritten and autographed…
Start price: $4,000
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Est. Price: $6,000 - $8,000

Lot : 94

Rabbi Yosef Zundel Salant’s 

Handwritten Tzavaah (will) to His Children

  Handwritten last will and testament of Rabbi Yosef Zundel Salant to his children. In his will, he specifies the…
Start price: $10,000
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Est. Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Lot : 95

Handwritten Letter by 
Rabbi Yisrael Salanter
 
    Handwritten Letter by Rabbi Yisrael Salanter togther with Rabbi Yosef Feimer, Av Beis Din of Slutsk. 1858  …
Start price: $36,000
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Est. Price: $50,000 - $70,000

Lot : 96

Exceedingly Rare! Letter by the Alter of Slabodka Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel. Slabodka

 

  Handwritten and autographed letter of blessing by the Alter of Slabodka Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel to Rabbi Yeshaya Dov…
Start price: $10,000
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Est. Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Lot : 97

From Radin to New Jersey…
Letter with the 
Chofetz Chaim’s Autograph
Radin, 1929
  An urgent appeal by the Chofetz Chaim to the Jewish community of Trenton, New Jersey, on behalf of the…
Start price: $15,000
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Est. Price: $20,000 - $30,000

Lot : 98

Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman’s Famous Letter
Baranowitz, 1937
    This famous letter was penned by Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman Hy”d to Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer in Jerusalem.  …
Start price: $5,000
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Est. Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Lot : 99

Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah with Autographs and Glosses by Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef Karelitz,   
Father of the Chazon Ish
Vilna, 1880
  Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah which belonged to Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef Karelitz, Av Beis Din of Kossova his autograph appears…
Start price: $10,000
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Est. Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Lot : 100

Landmark Handwritten Ruling by the 
Chazon Ish
Regarding Non Cholov-Yisroel Cheese
Bnei Brak, 1945
  handwritten halachic ruling by the Chazon Ish regarding gvinas nachri (cheese produced by gentiles), a controversial issue that arose…
Start price: $5,000
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Est. Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Lot : 101

Letter by 
Rabbi Chaim Shmuelevitz  
Regarding Yeshivas Mir Shanghai, 1943
    Rare!  Long Handwritten & Autographed Letter by Rabbi ChaimShmuelevitz Regarding Yeshivas Mir in Shanghai. Shanghai, 1943   A…
Start price: $2,000
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Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 102

Important Letter by
Rabbi Aharon Kotler  
London, 1959
 
  Long, important letter by Rabbi Aharon Kotler to Rabbi Elchanan Sorotzkin replete with fascinating information and history. The letter…
Start price: $1,000
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Est. Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot : 103

“He rescued Torah in our generation!”
Letter by  
Rabbi Avraham Kalmanowitz
Tiktin. 1937
    Handwritten & Autographed Letter by Rabbi Avraham Kalmanowitz Regarding His Yeshivah in Tiktin. 1937   Handwritten and autographed…
Start price: $800
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Est. Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Lot : 104

Letter by Rabbi  
Tzvi Hirsh Grodzinski, Av Beis Din of Omaha
Nebraska. 1922
  Handwritten and autographed letter by Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Grodzinski, Av Beis Din of Omaha, Nebraska .   In this…
Start price: $1,000
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Est. Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot : 105

Americana:  
Descriptive Geography of Palestine by Joseph Schwartz
Philadelphia, 1850
  This book was translated from its original Hebrew title Tevu’os Ha’aretz into English by Rabbi Isaac Leeser.  Rabbi Joseph…
Start price: $3,000
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Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 106

First halachic shailah sent from Europe to Americas!
Oros Hamitzvos. Beautiful copy!
Amsterdam, 1753
    Commentary, explanations and chiddushim on the sources and reasons for the mitvzos, along with Shu”t Emek Binyamin by…
Start price: $1,200
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Est. Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot : 107

Rare!  
Takanos Chevra Kaddisha of Amsterdam. 1776
Printed on Parchment
  Important sefer detailing the policies and rules of the chevra kaddisha of the  Ashkenaz community in Amsterdam  , printed…
Start price: $18,000
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Est. Price: $30,000 - $40,000

Lot : 108

Studying the Talmud
Mozart Rottmann. Hungary, 1874 - c1950
    Oil on canvas. 60.2 x 70.2 cm., signed lower/right: Rottmann M     Mozart Rottmann (Hungary, 1874-c1950) Hungarian…
Start price: $30,000
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Est. Price: $50,000 - $70,000
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