Online Auction 44 - Chabad

A Special Chabad Auction on the Occasion of "Yom HaBahir", Yud (the 10th of) Shevat – Day of Passing of the Rebbe Rayatz, and Day of the Ascendancy to Leadership of the Lubavitcher Rebbe"

Woolen Scarf of Rebbe Rayatz

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $4,000
Including buyer's premium
Plaid woolen scarf of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn – the Rayatz of Lubavitch.
Letter of authenticity enclosed (handwritten note, in English), signed in Hebrew by Rebbetzin Chana Gurary (1899-1991), eldest daughter of Rebbe Rayatz: "I hereby gift… the scarf my father used". Dated: 12th November 1989. Wooden box enclosed (the box was given together with the scarf, but is not mentioned in the letter).
There is a known picture of Rebbe Rayatz (presumably from when he was living in the United States, in the 1940s), where he is seen wearing a plaid scarf similar to the present one.
Length: approx. 147 cm; width: approx. 19 cm. Good condition. Fringes. Minor unraveling and wear.
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