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Lot 12

Collection of Souvenirs – Jewish National Fund

Five souvenirs by the Jewish National Fund.
1-2. Key-shaped pin and necktie fastener. The head of the key is a medallion with Herzl's portrait; the shaft is engraved with the Hebrew legends "Herzl's Room" and "JNF". The reverse of the medallion is engraved with the English legend "Herzl room / JNF Jerusalem". Placed in original card boxes. [ca. 1950s].
Approx. 5.5 cm. Good condition.
3. Metal matchbox-holder. One side bears the JNF logo and the other shows a map of Israel, with the following legend on the spine: "Jerusalem Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael" in Hebrew and English. [1950s?].
Approx. 2X4X5.5 cm. Good condition.
4. Metal matchbox-holder, shaped as a JNF box showing the map of Palestine. The spine reads "Jewish National Fund South Africa". [1940s?].
Approx. 2X4X5.5 cm. Good condition.
5. Wooden ruler. With a central plaque reading "Jewish National Fund Jerusalem / Gift from the country's trees" (Hebrew) and the English legend "J.N.F. Jerusalem".
4X30 cm. Good condition. Minor losses.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.