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Manuscript; Torah fragment on vellum scroll (Turkey) - 19th century

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Manuscript; Torah fragment on vellum scroll (Turkey) - 19th century

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Bibles, History, Religion - Quantity: 1

Object: Manuscript
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Bibles, History, Religion
Book Title: Manuscript; Torah fragment on vellum scroll (Turkey) - 19th century
Condition: Good
Edition: Other
Language: Hebrew
Binding/ Material: Vellum

Ancient Torah scroll fragment, written in Hebrew on parchment. A fragment of the Devarim - Deuteronomy - 2:2 - 2:29. This section covers: 'Israel wandering in the desert'.

The piece measures approx. 16.5" x 5.75".

You are bidding on a section of an ancient hand-written Torah scroll in Hebrew on deer vellum. This fragment is approximately 150-250 years old and came from Turkey, it is prized for its beauty of its soft deer parchment and its beautiful writing. The parchment holds its ink well and the letters remain black and easy to read. The scroll has a beautiful warm brown color this deep color is due to the process used in making the scroll, this process ages to a deeper color over the centuries.

Scrolls of this age are not easily found and extremely important for its rarity of the early examples of the Turkish Jewish tradition. The present Scroll offered is a witness to the various customs concerning its letters, and as a whole, the writing of a Torah. Fragments like these are extremely rare and seldom seen in synagogues or available due to their age. Some edge wear which does not affect the importance of this fragment. The Torah Scroll considering its age is well preserved and in good condition and will stay beautiful with care for centuries to come. Photos are an integral part of the description.

The shipment is well packed and by registered mail with a tracking number.

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Reviews given: 11
Member since: September 18, 2017
  • The Torah scroll was received in good condition and as advertised. Many thanks!

    ITeich November 12, 2018

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    I can not do anything when the Post is on strike. But I am concerned about the tracking of the package and remains in contact with the buyer
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    Je viens de recevoir le colis en bon état très bien enveloppé merci à Dadou
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    Rudy048 November 12, 2018

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    je viens de recevoir le lot que j'ai remporté , sur l'étiquette de l'envoi il y est écrit le montant ( frais de port 9 euro ) .
    Alors que l'on me demande de payé 32,80 euro !
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    mitsi14 November 1, 2018

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    This customer is in very bad faith. After having sent him the bill of the post office which clearly indicates the amount of 32.80 € paid.
    After sending him the postage rates (Bpost.be) indicating that for Poland the price is 32.80 € He does not want to hear anything.
    In fact this buyer confuses the codes placed between () as a value
    Indeed, there is a title that says Shipping costs € (9) it takes this as the amount of the shipment. While this title refers to the 9 th explanation in a list on the back of the sheet It does not bother to see on the back of the sheet the whole meaning of the different figures between (parenthesis)

    Against ignorance we do not know how to do much
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    Das Fragment ist noch schöner als man es auf den Bildern sieht. Topzustand und prompte Erledigung
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    user-df8b526 October 29, 2018

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    very well packed .
    Thank you
    Pascal
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    user-c7dfa16 June 24, 2018

  • My order arrived rapidly, in a condition as described.
    Great service!
    Thank you.

    user-0bf68c0 June 19, 2018

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    pas fameux comme document je me demande si ce n'est pas un fake ...
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    ertilechien June 19, 2018

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    When we put on sale an object this one is accompanied by several photos.
    The object is submitted to the experts. Who sometimes ask for additional information if they have doubts.
    If you're wondering if it's a fake I see you're not a professional and you're not sure what you're saying
    All our items for sale are authentic This is the seriousness of the site Catawiki
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    Bien arrivé, merçi.
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    stimt April 17, 2018

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