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Tuesday, 29.10.19 (Your local time)
 3 Am Ve Olamo, Jerusalem

The auction will take place on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 18:00 (Israel time).

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LOT 86:

Inauguration Ceremony - The first President's State of Israel - Chaim Weizman - large photograph 1949

Start price:
$ 120
Auction house commission: 22% More details
VAT: On commission only

A large photograph showing the first President of the State of Israel, Haim Weizman, when he was sworn in as President, alongside his wife at the Jerusalem Agency. Handwritten dated back: 17/2/1949 (inauguration day).

This is how the inauguration day and ceremony was described in the 'Davar' newspaper of February 18, 1949: '... From the early hours of the morning, a special feature was felt in the city for the big event. The flags spread over the walls of the houses. In the shop windows, the photo of the elected president appeared in the presidential throne ... The residents of Jerusalem flocked from their various neighborhoods to the streets where the president's campaign was about to pass ... In a simple and And touches to heart ceremony the first President was sworn ... ".

40x27 cm. Very good condition.