Large Collection of Badges and Pins – Maccabiah Games and "Maccabi"
Approximately 140 badges and pins of the Maccabiah Games and various "Maccabi" groups in Palestine and elsewhere.
The collection includes:
• Maccabiah pins, including pins from the first five Maccabiahs.
• 26 pins from the 12th Maccabiah Games with the legend "USA-Israel". Various illustrations on the pins stand for various types of sports: tennis, swimming, weight lifting, and more.
• Pins commemorating the traditional torch race held by Young Maccabi movement.
• Collection of "Maccabi" and "Young Maccabi" pins from different locations in Palestine: Ramat-Gan, Ramla, Magdiel, Nes- Ziona, Zichron Ya'akov and more.
• Pins of "Maccabi" groups worldwide: Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, Munich and more.
• Enamel plated pin with the legend "Makkabea 1912" (most probably from Bratislava).
Size and condition vary.
Provenance: Morton Leventhal Collection, New York.