Auction 1 Rare and Prestigious Items
Monday, 19.3.18 (Your local time)
Israel
 22 Ha'Nassi Ha'Shishi st., Jerusalem

Historical Documents, Rare Books, Rabbis Letters, Art and Banknotes

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LOT 107:

Letters by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprong and Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Herschberg – Japan, 1941

Sold for: $440
Start price:
$ 200
Estimated price:
500-1,000$
Auction house commission: 20%
VAT: On commission only
19/03/2018 at King David Auctions
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Long letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprong. Japan, to Rabbi Moshe Rothenberg, Ram of the Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin of Detroit. Not dated. Content: Obtaining visas from the American consul.
A leaf written on both its sides. At the end of the second page, a Yiddish addition by a different writer.
30cm.
Condition: Good. The lower part of the leaf is torn.
A letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprong. Japan, to the above. Content: Obtaining visas to the USA and the Land of Israel.
A leaf written on both its sides. On the margins of the second page, an additiona of two lines handwritten and signed by Rabbi Herschberg.
22cm.
Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprong and Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Herschberg were leading and beloved disciples of Rabbi Meir Shapira in the Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin. With the outbreak of World War I, they escaped with a group of students of Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin to Vilnius and later to Japan and Shanghai. In October 1941 they left for Montreal, Canada.