May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(JUDAICA.) BAECK, LEO. Autograph Letter Signed, twice ("L. Baeck" and "Leo Israel Baeck"), on a postcard, to Helmut Bradt, in German, expressing congratulations for his having been awarded a prize, stating that he respects Bradt's mother and her exemplary behavior, and wondering whether he received his letter about a hospital in Schwyz. 1 1/2 pages, 12mo, written on the recto and verso; minor scattered creases, even toning. Berlin, 18 November 1942

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". . . Your mother visited me yesterday, and I had her tell me everything else too. I have great respect for your mother. She tends to her work like any needlewoman and keeps her mind on the good and beautiful, thus maintaining a happy disposition. She is a model for many.
"In the summer I wrote to you at the hospital in Schwyz, but it appears that these lines never reached you there."
with--a postcard from Philipp Manes to Helmut Bradt, in German. Berlin, 27 April 1942.