Online Auction 026 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture

Collection of Pins – Zionist Congresses and Herzl's Portrait – Pin with the Logo of the First Zionist Congress

Opening: $50
Sold for: $625
Including buyer's premium
Ten congress pins and pins with Theodor Herzl's portrait. [Europe and Israel, early-mid 20th century].
1-5. Five Zionist congress pins: pin of the 13th Zionist Congress (Karlsbad, 1923); pin of the 6th Zionist Congress (Zurich, 1929); two different pins of the 18th Zionist Congress (Prague, 1933); pin with the logo of the First Zionist Congress.
6-10. Five pins with Herzl's portrait: portrait of Herzl looking at farmers working the land on the backdrop of the Temple Mount; three Star of David pins with Herzl's portrait in the center (three different pins); a pin of the "Zionist Youth Conference" in 1954.
Enclosed: a pin with the legend "I am a Zionist, presented by MATAM" (Hebrew).
A total of 11 pins. Size and condition vary.
Provenance: The Morton Leventhal Collection, New York.
Zionism, Zionist Congresses, Herzl, JNF