Auction 93 K2 Judaica Sale: Rare Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Arts
May 6, 2021
 The Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 77, Suite 1108 141 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Welcome to our Spring K2 Judaica Auction (Kestenbaum Sale number 93) consisting of 226 lots. The subject matter of the auction is divided as follows:

Manuscripts: Lots 1-21 

Including ten lots of Pinkas community records (all American), Lots 12-21

Autograph Letters by Rabbinic & Chassidic leaders: Lots 22-77

Americana - Printed Books, Manuscripts & Autograph Letters: Lots 78-96.

Cook-Books (Lots 107-123)

Holocaust-era (Lots 132-151)

Land (and State) of Israel: Lots 152-169

Graphic Art: Lots 188-209. 

Including artwork by Yohanan Simon, Chagall, Pilichowski, Abel Pann and Reuven Rubin. Also a magnificent livre-d'artiste by Joseph Budko, issued entirely on vellum, one of just five copies (lot 188)

Ceremonial and Folk Objects: Lots 210-226

Included in the auction are items that relate to Jewish history in: Argentina, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Russia and Spain.

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The auction has ended

LOT 15:

<<(New York?).>> Pinkas Chevra Kadisha - Independent Ostrelenker Young Man’s Benevolent ...

Sold for: $1,000
Estimated price:
$ 800 - $1,200
Auction house commission: 25%

<<(New York?).>> Pinkas Chevra Kadisha - Independent Ostrelenker Young Man’s Benevolent Association.

Manuscript in Hebrew and Yiddish written in a calligraphic hand. Contains bylaws of the Burial Society, code of conduct for prepping for funeral, lists of the deceased, members. Elaborate opening title and divisional title in colors.
pp. 45 (excluding many blanks). Original gilt-titled thick boards with central lock. Large folio.
(New York): 1920’s-

“Founded Motzei Yom Kippur 1901, Burial Society established 2nd Adar, 1919.” Organized in New York by immigrants from Ostroleka (Ostrołęka), northeast Poland.