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    Description

    A Yossi Swed Partial Gilt Silver Tzedakah Box, 20th century
    Marks: (S over D monogram), (D butterfly S), ISRAEL, 21/48
    7-1/4 h x 5 w x 4 d inches (18.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm)
    84.86 troy ounces
    This charity box holds secrets revealed when a hidden trigger at the crown of the handle is released. Two coin banks rotate to display gilt emblems depicting a supplicant and a bride and groom. The base of each bank has a swiveling gilt trap door to release the coins. There is also a secret drawer at the base of the charity box and coin slots in the top. A dedication in Hebrew script is engraved on the underside of the piece, as well as the limited edition of 21/48.


    Condition Report*: In apparently good condition with wear commensurate with age and use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    25th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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