100-Dollar-Bill Given by Rebbe Rayatz to His Daughter in 1943 as Chanukah Gelt - With Certificate of Authenticity ...
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100-Dollar-Bill Given by Rebbe Rayatz to His Daughter in 1943 as Chanukah Gelt - With Certificate of Authenticity Signed by Rebbetzin Chana Gurary
100-dollar bill given by the Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson –Rebbe Rayatz of Lubavitch in 1943 to his daughter Rebbetzin Chana as Chanukah gelt.
The bill, issued in 1934, bears the portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
Letter of authenticity enclosed (handwritten note, in English), signed in Hebrew by Rebbetzin Chana Gurary (1899-1991), eldest daughter of Rebbe Rayatz: "I hereby gift... the 100 bill I received from my father as Chanukah Gelt in 1943". The letter is dated 17th September, 1989.
In one of his discourses, the Lubavitcher Rebbe spoke of the custom of his father-in-law Rebbe Rayatz, carried on from his father Rebbe Rashab, to give Chanukah gelt to the members of his household, even after their marriage.
Fair condition. Creases and extensive wear.