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[Ms. - WWI]
This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
 p., 330:210 mm., light browning, few creases, ink on paper neat Ashkenazi script.
A ms. broadside setting the price of wheat, corn and flour for merchants (Jew and Gentile) and customers. All are obligated to conform - the merchant may not charge in excess of the stated price, nor may the customer pay more than the stated price. A shortage of these items was common due to WWI. The Prohibition was announced by Rabbi Samuel Avigdor Faiwelson, Rabbi of Plungiany, a suburb of Kovna.
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Kind of Judaica