Auction 109 Winner's Unlimited - Eretz Israel & Zionism, Postcards & Photographs, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis & Rebbes
Envelope Commemorating 100 Years of the Socialist International, by the Poalei Eretz Yisrael Party. With David ...
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Envelope Commemorating 100 Years of the Socialist International, by the Poalei Eretz Yisrael Party. With David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Sharett's Signatures. 1964
Envelope from the Poalei Eretz Yisrael party, with a stamp postmarked "100 years of the Socialist International, 19 Elul 1964." Moshe Sharett and David Ben-Gurion signed on the envelope.
Specifications:  envelope, 10x17.5 cm. With color emblem and inscription marking 100 years of the International, from the M"PAI. Tokyo 1964 olympics postal stamp, with first-day issue postmark, and a stamp marking 100 years of the International. With the signatures of former prime ministers David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Sharett. A Moshe Sharett stamp and 1968 postmark were added after Moshe Sharett's passing.
The envelope is glued to the leaf, thick paper, 21x29 cm, with a photograph from 1946 of Ben-Gurion and Moshe Sharett.
David Ben-Gurion [1886-1973] served as prime minister of Israel and defense minister from the establishment of the state until he resigned in 1953. Moshe Sharett [1894-1965] was the second prime minister of the State of Israel from January 1954 until November 1955. Ben-Gurion served as defense minister in Sharett's government, and returned to serve as prime minister from November 1955 until his resignation in 1963.
Condition: Very fine.