Welcome visitor you can or create an account
CALL +972-2-5029020
Auction No. 15 - 04.09.2017
Click here to see the full catalog or click on one of the items above

Auction # 15 has ended successfully
Thank you very much to all the participants

The unsold items will be available for purchase this week at the opening price plus commission

Our offices are open Sunday through Thursday

  12.00 - 18.00

Moreshet auctions

 43 King George St. Jerusalem

We will be happy to see you

 

  Tel: 02-5029020 • Fax: 02-5029021 • moreset.auctions@gmail.com
Assaf: 054-3053055 • Nissim: 052-8861994

 

  • LOT: 100

    Uncut sheet of banknotes in the value of 50 Old Shekels with the image of Ben-Gurion.

    Collector's sheet (uncut) of 12 banknotes in the value of 50 Old Shekels with the image of Ben-Gurion. Dimensions: 33X50 cm, Very Good condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 382

    Three $1 bills from the Chabad Rebbe.

    Given by the Rebbe on different dates, very good condition.
    Item sold at $770 Starting at $770
  • LOT: 315

    A Collection of 4 Booklets of Prayers and Pizmonim in Manuscript Form. Lithographic Print. Parur, India. 1949

    1. A booklet of pizmonim for Purim. [5] leaves. Pizmonim to be recited after reading the Megillah on Purim. 2. A Booklet of pizmonim for the High Holy Days. [9] leaves. 3. ‘Bsimana Tava’ for Havdalah on Motzei Shabbat. [4] leaves. 4. A booklet of pizmonim for the Pesach Seder night. [4] leaves. Dimensions: 7.5 cm. Detached leaves. Slight tears and folds. Overall condition: Good.
    Item sold at $120 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 142

    Silver Spice Tower. Europe, Early 20th Century. Hallmarked 800

    A silver spice tower decorated by filigree work. Height: 23 cm. Weight: 105 grams. Good overall condition.
    Item sold at $160 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 122

    An apparently antisemitic walking stick, with brass head, Europe. the 20th century.

    An apparently antisemitic walking stick with a brass head in the shape of a man with a skullcap, probably Europe 20th century.   Handle size: 8 cm Length: 75 cm. Good condition.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 123

    An apparently anti-Semitic walking stick with a pull handle for the cane. the 20th century.

    An apparently anti-Semitic walking stick with a removable metal handle. The length of the handle includes the cane: 22 cm, the length of the stick is 84 cm. Europe 20th century. Good condition.
    Item sold at $190 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 125

    Woolen Skullcap Decorated with Silver Threads. Jerusalem. Early 20th Century

    A woolen skullcap decorated with silver threads in the form of vegetation and flowers. Most likely from Jerusalem in the early 20th century. Stains and slight wear, good overall condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 126

    Tallit Cover, Decorations in Silver Threads. Algeria. Early 20th Century

    A Tallit cover decorated with silver threads with the initials of the owner’s name in Latin letters: M.A. Algeria, early 20th century. Width: 18 cm. Length: 30 cm. Good condition.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 376

    Sefer Likkutei Amarim, the Tanya, for the 80th birthday of the Rebbe, numbered copy.

    Total copies 461, this one is #206. Elegant velvet cover. 1981. Generally very good condition.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 371

    A Collection of 4 Books of the “Tanya” and More. Special Editions

    1. Sefer Likutei Amarim Tanya. With the bibliographical section of the editions of the Tanya, with photographs of the title pages of the first editions and manuscripts of the Tanya, 200 years after the death of the Alter Rebbe. Brooklyn – New York. Heichal Menachem Branch 2013. 2. Sefer Likutei Amarim Tanya. Printed in honor of the festival of redemption 1998. In the branch of Heichal Menachem Sinai. Paris, France. 3. Sefer Likutei Amarim Tanya. Printed in 2016. 150 years since the death of the Tzemach Tzedek. 4. The prayers of Mincha and Ma’ariv. Printed in 1960. The two hundredth anniversary of the Ba’al Shem Tov’s death. Blemish on the binding. Overall condition: Good-very good.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 068

    Lot of two Hand written manuscripts. Yemen. 19th Century

    Lot of two hand written texts. Yemen. 1. Handwritten anthology of Ashmorot in thick cursive writing including side notes that were erased. On page 39 there are ownership inscriptions in late handwriting “Yechiye Yosef”. 58 pages in total. 16x12 “cm. Without a binding. Overall good condition. 2. “Nashod” booklet. Anthology of songs for rejoicings. And Yom Tov. On page 38 is Brachat Ha Orech as is customary in Yemen in Sheva Brachot. From page 41, the service by the copyist is unknown. 58 pages in total. 23x9 “cm. Ownership inscriptions “Yosef ben YichyeTzichi”- ShimonYosefTzichi. Without a binding. Detached pages. Overall good-fair condition.
    Item sold at $140 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 063

    Hand Written Siddur for Rosh HaShana, Yom Kippur and Shalosh Megilot. Yemen. 19th Century.

    Hand written siddur for Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur bound together with Shalosh Megilot – ShirHa Shirim – Ruth – Kahelet. Includes translation. Pleasant hand writing with nikud. The siddur was apparently written in Tze’ada (Nothern Yemen). Identity of the writer is unknown. 17x12 “cm. 19th Century. The siddur has 94 pages. Shalot Megilot and 140 pages have a cover page. Overall there are 235 pages. Minor moth holes. Without binding. The cover page of Megilot is detached. Overall fair-good condition.
    Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 115

    Tehillim with the Commentary ‘Tefillah L’Moshe’ by Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum. Budapest 1941. With a dedication from a Jew to a fellow inmate in the camp in the middle of the Holocaust.

    Tehillim with the commentary ‘Tefillah L’Moshe’ by the author of the ‘Yismach Moshe’, Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum. Budapest, 1941. On the binding leaf is a dedication from a Jew to a fellow inmate in the ??? camp in the midst of the Holocaust.
    Item sold at $120 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 380

    Lot 2 Medals The Rebbe and 6 bags of Chanukah gift.

    1. Large bronze medal on the front side - the Rebbe's picture and inscription "RABBI MENACHEM M.SCHNEERSON", on the reverse side - the Rebbe's house (770). Part of the Earth. Map and Sefer Torah. On the upper part of the inscription is the inscription "To the World Standard" USA 1994. Diameter: 71 mm, placed inside an original velvet case. Scratches. Good condition. 2. Nickel Medal "Welcome King Messiah" Medal Diameter: 40 mm This coin was distributed to the participants of the Chabad Conference in the United States in the 1990s, in a matching velvet case. 3. A collection of 6 packages of Chanukah gifts from Chabad youth distributed at the Rebbe's command.
    Item sold at $260 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 120

    A large and numbered bronze medal with the portrait of Oskar Schindler, "Righteous Among the Nations."

    A large and numbered bronze medal with the portrait of Oskar Schindler, "Righteous Among the Nations." Casting work in the design of a somudic mrika (Holocaust survivor herself) - produced by the Government Coins Company in cooperation with the Magnes Museum. Reverse The medal is inspired by the story of the Exodus from Egypt, the saving of the Children of Israel, and as an example for the rescue of 1,200 Jews. Schindler's List. Signed MS and number 325/999 is placed in a matching wooden house. Diameter: 104 mm Weight: 530 grams Very good condition. Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), a German industrialist who was saved by the Nazis during the Second World War, during which about 1,200 Jews were killed by the Nazis, while in Schindler's factories the Jews were protected. The Nazis remained outside the boundaries of the factory and were not permitted to enter except with special permission from Schindler himself. In addition, the Jews received food and warm clothing that allowed them to survive. In addition, all "Schindler's Jews" had documents indicating that they were fit for work in terms of age and physical condition. Schindler's Jews, 1,200 men, women and children, remained Schindler's employees until the end of the war, and thus were saved. The survivor and his personal aide during the war Yitzhak Stern said of Schindler during his visit to Israel in 1962: "There are three expressions in Hebrew: three people: human, human, and other." Schindler became known as one of the greatest Righteous Among the Nations in the famous film " Steven Spielberg "Schindler's List".
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 303

    Sefer Makor HaChaim. Furth, 1697

    Sefer Rishon Makor HaChaim, commentaries and simple explanations on the Five Megillot, Nevi’im Rishonim and Achronim, according to the Talmud and the Midrash with sharpness and fluency. With an introduction by the author’s grandson. By Rabbi Chaim Krachmel, one of the German Rabbis in the fifth century and a great Darshan in Krakow. 98 leaves. 20 cm. Tears on the binding with no damage to text, spine is missing. Overall condition: Good.
    Starting at $150
  • LOT: 121

    A bronze saucer. Three Hasidic Jews sit and talk on a bench. Inscription: "Nech Gross Vardin" Romania ca. 1900.

    A bronze saucer. Three Hasidic Jews sit and talk on a bench. With the inscription "NACH GROSS WARDEIN" Dimensions: 16x13 cm, Romania, ca. 1900. Good condition.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 370

    A Collection of Leaves and Protocls of Beit Din in the Handwriting of Mori Yichye Tzalach – Maharitz

    A collection of fragments of leaves from the Beit Din of Mori Yichye Tzalach (Maharitz 1715-1805), the foremost Yemenite sage of the 18th century, Dayan, Av Beit Din and Chief Rabbi of all Yemenite Jewry. Author of the book “Peulat Tzadik” and more. Among those who set the stones for the Yemenite prayer liturgy. On one of the leaves is the name: …Al Moussa son of Said in 83 Lshtarot (244 years ago), matches the Maharitz’s handwriting and the period. The leaves were inside a book owned by the Maharitz. A total of ten leaves sized: 3x8/8x8/4x5.5 cm.
    Item sold at $120 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 372

    A Tehillat Hashem Prayer and Power. Faid IDF Base | 1973 Rare

    Prayer book in the liturgy of the Ari, with Tehillim with a different title page. Printed at the IDF base Faid in Egypt straight after the Yom Kippur War, under the instruction of the Lubavitcher Rebbe “To show that Africa is in not captured through my strength, or as it was called “Egypt” but rather through “my spirit’ The printing was permitted with the intervention of Rabbi Zvi Lipsker, a Lubavitcher and required special permission from Ariel Sharon, and received media coverage in the newspapers of the time, ,about the self-sacrifice of Chabad chassidim. Leaves of the prayer book missing from page 13 until page 44. 704 pages, 12.5 m. Pages 44-102. Overall condition: Good.
    Item sold at $150 Starting at $150
  • LOT: 154

    A Pair of Silver Finials [Rimonim]. America. 20th Century

    A pair of silver finials decorated with cutting work. Sawing and engraving of a Torah crown at the top. In the center is a Star of David and decorations of vegetation and flowers. On the base is the dedication “A donation from Alta and Leib Dragin” and writing in English. Height: 37 cm. Weight: 975 grams. America, 20th century. Blemishes. Breaks and lack of bells. Fair condition.
    Item sold at $350 Starting at $350
  • LOT: 228

    A Banknote for Blessing and Success Given by Sidna Baba Sali to One of the Members of His Family

    A banknote with the value of 10 shekels for blessing and success which Sidna Baba Sali gave to one of the members of his close family. On the banknote is written “I hereby confirm that I received this banknote from the holy hands of… the holy Rebbe Sidna Baba Sali for blessing and success. It has blessing. It has holiness” and the recipient’s signature. The item has confirmation.
    Item sold at $1800 Starting at $1800
  • LOT: 127

    A Magnificent Silver Cover for a Mezuzah. Morocco. Late 19th Century

    A silver Mezuzah cover, carving work covered in velvet and cloth on cardboard with the name Shadai at the top, followed by the name of the mistress of the house “Simcha Wanunu”. Decorations of professional cutting and carving work in a floral pattern. The magnificent cover before us is made entirely of silver, and seems to have belonged to a wealthy family. Dimensions: 26 cm. Total weight: 175 grams. Rare. Very good overall condition. “Gita Del Mezuzah” – a magnificent cover which Moroccan Jewry customarily used to cover the Mezuzuah at the entrance to the house. One of the most important ritual items in Moroccan Jewish homes. According to the custom, the woman would bring it to her home after the wedding ceremony, and her name appeared on the cover.
    Item sold at $800 Starting at $800
  • LOT: 086

    Manuscript on parchment in Amharic with illustrations. Early 18th century.

    Handwritten in red and black ink on parchment in ancient language Ge'ez in Amharic Two columns per page. Jews and non-Jews used the same language and it is possible that the text before us is not Jewish. (Not thoroughly examined). On some pages there are colorful paintings of angels and various figures. Probably written at the beginning of the 18th century or earlier. Dimensions: 23X29 cm, 108 pages, damaged cloth cover, stains of usethroughout the manuscript. Good-fair condition..
    Item sold at $260 Starting at $250
  • LOT: 087

    Manuscript on parchment in Amharic. Early 18th century.

    Manuscript in red and black ink on parchment in ancient language Ge'ez in Amharic Two columns per page. Jews and non-Jews used the same language and it is possible that the text before us is not Jewish. (Not thoroughly examined). Probably written at the beginning of the 18th century or earlier. Dimensions: 17x16 cm. 170 pages Original wooden binding has moisture stains and some pages are time-worn. Fair condition..
    Starting at $300
  • LOT: 088

    Manuscript. India. 19th century.

    Handwritten in red and black ink on paper in the Indian-language with illustrated frame for each page. The Jews and the non-Jews used the same ancient writing, the subject of the writings was not examined. Total of 94 pages, 21x15 cm. Antique and damaged cloth cover. General condition: Fair-Good.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 141

    Silver Spice Tower. Warsaw, 1856. Hallmarked

    A silver spice tower, among the first works made in Warsaw in the 19th century, professional, high-quality work. Hallmarked in three places on the flag, the door and the base. Made by the artist Michael Soynerski. One of the first Jewish silversmiths in Warsaw and one of the first works made by Jews in Warsaw. He worked between the years 1853 to 1880, and the work before us is one of his first works. The tower is machine made. Engraving, cutting, stanz, repousse and welding. Decorated with engraving work of flowers and vegetation. Height: 23 cm. Weight: 155 grams. Very good overall condition.
    Item sold at $1000 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 248

    Sefer Kehillot Yaakov on Tractate Kiddushin. 1963 With Corrections in the Author’s Handwriting

    Sefer Kehillot Yaakov on tractate Kiddushin, contains negotiations, comments, commentaries and pilpulim on several topics in the words of our sages, the Rishonim and Achronim by the Steipler Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky. With several corrections in his handwriting. Good overall condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 251

    Sefer Iggrot Sofrim with a Dedication from the Rebbe of Tshakava

    Sefer Iggrot Sofrim. Contains hundreds of letters of the Eiger and Sofer families, from Rabbi Akiva Eiger, the Chatam Sofer and onward. By Rabbi Shlomo Sofer Av Beit Din of Beregsaz and the environs. New York, 1946. | With a dedication from the Rebbe Rabbi Yaakov Halberstam of Tshakava to Rabbi David Gafner. | Rabbi Yaakov Halberstam [1897-1968], son of the Rebbe Rabbi Sinai Halberstam of Zhimogrod, son of Rabbi Baruch Halberstam of Gorlitz, son of the ‘Divrei Chaim’ of Sanz. Married the daughter of Rabbi Shalom Moskowitz of Shotz-London and served as Rabbi of Tshakava in Galicia. In 1935, he immigrated to Israel and settled in Jerusalem. All his sons and sons-in-law served as Rebbes and Rabbis. Among them are the famous posek Rabbi Moshe Halberstam, and Rabbi Naftali Halberstam the Rebbe of Tshakava and the chairman of the Kashrut committee of the Eida Chareidit. | Black cloth binding, partially detached, wear on the spine. [4], VII, 94, 106, 74, 108, 12 pages and [20] chromo leaves of photographs.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 082

    Lot of 3 manuscripts. North Africa, late 19th century

    Manuscript of the men's prayer. A collection of prayers intended for men, about finding a mate and keeping away frombad intentions (Yetzer Hara). 1. Fine Middle Eastern writing. Pocket format. New cover. Last page detached and torn with a piece missing. [28] p. 13 cm | 2. Manuscript of the death of Aharon. Moroccan manuscript in nice Middle Eastern writing. Pocket format. New cover. Unfinished [28] pages, of which 8 pages are written. 13 cm | 3. Manuscript of the death of Aharon. Moroccan manuscript in fine Middle Eastern writing. Including the death of Aharon, the death of Moses and an Arab reproach. New cover. Moth holes. Stains. [20] p. 21 cm.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 134

    A Collection of 4 Silver Judaica Items. Israel, 20th Century

    A collection of 4 silver Judaica items. 1. An oil menorah in Bezalel style decorated with engraving and repousse work of two lions holding the menorah, patterns of ancient coins on the sides. On the base is the writing “Bezalel Jerusalem” around various illustrations. Hallmarked Sterling 935 ER 4. Weight: 230 grams. Dimensions: 17x15 cm. Good overall condition. 2. A silver wine bottle with S 925 in its center, decorated with vines, including a silver cork. Made by Mesoret. Matches a height of: 22 cm. Weight: 140 grams. Good overall condition. 3. Silver wine bottle. Hallmarked Sterling 126. Stamped, repousse and welding. Height: 7 cm. Diameter: 8 cm. Weight: 105 grams. Good overall condition. 4. A honey plate for Rosh Hashana. On the relief in the words “Shana TovahV’Metuka”. Stamped Sterling. With a crystal dish for honey in the shape of a flower, diameter: 9 cm. Weight without the glass: 60 grams. Good overall condition.
    Item sold at $425 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 059

    Handwritten Shalosh Megilot – Yemen. 19th Century.

    Hand written Shalosh Megilot with translation by Yonatan ben Oziel and Rashi commentary, ShirHa Shirim. Ruth and Kahelet. With a hand drawn cover page. With writing on the cover: “Authored by the good friend Hasidai ben Kamoher David ben Hamoher Pinchas HaCohen”. 19th century. 60 pages. 23 “cm large, defects and damage to the margins with damage to the text on several pages. New binding.
    Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 050

    Hand written summary on laws of slaughter. Yemen 19th century. With unknown commentary.

    Hand written summary on laws of slaughter from the book ‘Shearei Koshesh’ with unknown commentary. The identity of the author is unknown. 12x9 “cm. 44 pages. Stains. Overall good condition.
    Item sold at $160 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 070

    Lot of Two Handwritten manuscripts. Yemen 19th Century.

    Lot of two hand written manuscripts. Yemen. 1. Handwritten Dikduk in commonly spoken Hebrew. Exegesis of the Teamim in form of Amida and Hiluch, a copy from the booklet of Tijan. Incomplete copy. 12 pages. 12 “cm. New binding. Stains. Overall good condition. 2. Handwritten list of Pirke Mishnayotfrom Shas according to alef – bet. Most likely made in order to remember the Mishnayot by heart. Yemen 19th century. Pleasant miniature handwriting. 10 “cm. 48 pages. New binding. Stains. Overall good condition.
    Item sold at $120 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 071

    Lot of two Handwritten manuscripts. Yemen 19th Century.

    Lot of two handwritten manuscripts. 19th century. 1. Handwritten Dinei Mila according to the order of Shulchan Aruch including nusach of Brachot for after the mila and BirchatHaOrech (missing). Pleasant and consistent handwriting. Most likely a pocket book of the Mohel of Yemen approximately end of 19th century. 12x9 “cm. 24 pages. New binding. Stains. Overall good condition. 2. Handwritten copy of Shearei Tehara LaMaharitz (incomplete). In spoken Yemenite Hebrew. Writing of a professional author. Additions in the margins. 24 pages. 12x8 “cm. Beginning of the 19th century. New binding. Stains. Overall good condition.
    Item sold at $190 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 394

    Manuscript An article from the words of the Admor Tzemach Tzedek, unknown and not printed.

    Manuscript The article "mi mana afar yakov" by the Admor Tzemach Tzedek from Ein Teviata of the ideas presented in this manuscript was printed in his book Or Torah on Parashat Balak and other places there. Apparently written by a student of the Tzemach Tzedek who heard from him, a total of 9 pages. 21 x 16 cm, new cover, moisture stains, damaged pages on bottom without damage to text. Good condition.
    Starting at $500
  • LOT: 054

    Hand written Sefer Haftarot for the Whole Year. Yemen 18th Century

    Hand written SeferHaftarot for the whole year including Shabbatot and Hagei Israel. Pleasnt looking handwriting with tergum and upper vowels. Remarks on versions in the margins. From ParashatBereshit until Parashat Lech Lecha completion of the writing later on. Identity of the writer is unknown. Most likely Damar or Tzeada Yemen 18th century. 15x21 “cm. 380 pages. Minor moth holes with no damage to the text. The last page is damaged and lacking. Overall good condition.
    Item sold at $300 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 056

    Handwritten Shalosh Megilot. Yemen 19th Century

    Hand written Shalosh Megilot. Shir HaShirim – Ruth – Kohelet. With translation and Rashi commentary tafsir by Rabbi Sa’dia Gaon. Grammar notes in the margins. Professional and pleasant hand writing. Severe moth holes. Without binding, poor condition.
    Item sold at $260 Starting at $200
  • LOT: 089

    Manuscript, "Hikavtzu". India, late 19th century. Rare.

    Manuscript, opening with the words "Gather and hear the children of Jacob the religion of your creators" - Warnings for Passover by Rabbi Yehuda Halevi. Ink on paper, in fine, square, writing with vowels. With additions in Middle Eastern writing between the lines. At the end of the manuscript is the owner's inscription. Opens as a notebook. | New cover. Some tears some sections missing | [10] pages. 16 cm | General condition: Medium.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 159

    Magnificent Silver Menorah in Ba’al Shem Tov Style. Poland, Early 20th Century

    A magnificent silver Menorah made entirely of special, professional filigree work, in the style of the famous Ba’al Shem Tov Menorah. Modelled after Menorahs made in the Ukraine in the first half of the 19th century. At its top is a large crown, and on the sides two small pitchers which were also used for Shabbat candles. In the center of the Menorah is a large decoration of a flower, with a balcony style decoration below it, with gates to the sanctuary which open to reveal two Tablets of the Covenant. Oil and wick holders in the form of oil pitchers. The base of the oil holders is removable. Two of the handles of the oil holders are missing. Unidentified signatures on the base. Height : 31 cm. Depth: 9 cm. 1320 grams. Good overall condition.
    Starting at $3500
  • LOT: 156

    Silver Candlesticks for Shabbat. Afghanistan. 20th Century. Rare

    Silver Shabbat candlesticks for the synagogue, Afghanistan, decorated with machine work cutting. Engraving and welding. A Star of David in the upper middle section. Engraved in the center with the words “From me, Esther, the wife of Yosef in honor of Shabbatot” on the other side are the words “Shabbatot V’yamim Tovim Rosh Chodesh Chesvan 5714 (1954)”. Can be dismantled into three parts. Weight: 294 grams. Dimensions: 17x11x15 cm. Good overall condition.
    Starting at $800