(PARDO, DAVID SAMUEL). Passaporta all’Interno [printed passport/personal identification document]. Single printed sheet, with manuscript additions. Text in Italian and German

AUCTION 35 | Tuesday, November 21st, 2006 at 1:00
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Lot 261
(ITALY)

(PARDO, DAVID SAMUEL). Passaporta all’Interno [printed passport/personal identification document]. Single printed sheet, with manuscript additions. Text in Italian and German

The passport includes pertinant personal information such as description of facial features, eye and hair color, date and place of birth, profession and religion: “Israelitica.” Lightly browned in places, integral folds. Folio. Framed

Verona: 1856

Est: $600 - $900
PRICE REALIZED $400
David Samuel Pardo, born in Ragusa (Dubrovnik) in 1781, served as the rabbi of Verona. The Pardos were a distinguished Italian rabbinic family which hailed originally from Prado in Castile. See JE, Vol. XII, p. 421; Vol. IX, p. 525