Vintage Mezuzahs with Cases | Sterling Silver & Metal
Here we have a vintage set of three mezuzahs and cases from an old estate in southern Minnesota. The two elaborate cases appear to be sterling silver, and the box case is metal, maybe tin. Fascinating items with a great, important history. There was also an extra mezuzah paper in the old labeled Marshall Field box. Outstanding!
Here's a great intro to the history of mezuzahs, courtesy of myjewishlearning.com.
I'm guessing the mezuzahs are from the 40s or 50s. May be earlier. I'm really not sure.
The elaborate mezuzah cases measures just under 6". The metal case measures just under 3". The easterners on the two elaborate mezuzahs are the only parts that magnetize. Everything on the metal case magnetize. There is a crack in the glass of one of the sterling silver cases (see pic). Please see all pics as they are part of the description.
The price is for the entire lot. No separation of the items.
I ship FedEx to street addresses in the continental USA only (no PO boxes please). Free shipping on the mezuzah lot.
I learned a lot after finding the vintage mezuzahs. Great items and history.