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

Letter Opener – Jewish National Fund – 1930s

Opening: $100
Sold for: $138
Including buyer's premium
Brass letter opener, a gift of the Jewish National Fund in the USA. USA, [ca. 1930s].
One side inscribed "Compliments of the Jewish National Fund of America"; the other side inscribed "When drawing up wills, please remember the Jewish National Fund. The fund redeems the soil of Palestine as the inalienable property of the Jewish People".
Approx. 23 cm. Good condition. Stains. A large round hole in the upper edge, where, presumably, a magnifying glass (now missing) was originally set.
Provenance: The Morton Leventhal Collection, New York.
Settlement in Palestine, Mandatory Palestine and the State of Israel