Collection of Pins – Betar
12 pins of Betar movement, some enamel plated, mostly for conventions in Israel and in Poland. Ca. 1930s-1970s.
• A pin designed as a shield from "Betar convention, Haifa 1933". • A pin in the shape of a shield with the legend "World Convention B" (Betar congress in Krakow,1935). • A pin designed as a shield from "Betar convention, Pesach 1935". • A pin designed as a shield with Betar emblem. The emblem is surmounted by a wall of a city, on the sides is a chain and an olive wood leaf and on the bottom is the legend "25". It is possible that this pin is from the Independence War.• Three pins with the emblem of the "Betariada"– Menorah and a globe. • "Betariada" pin from 1973, commemorating 50 years to the foundation of Betar. • Three pins from the "World Betar Convention" in the years 1954-1966. • Pin commemorating 50 years to the foundation of Betar in Palestine and the tenth anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem.
Size and condition vary.
Provenance: Morton Leventhal Collection, New York.