A car insurance certificate issued for the automobile of Finance Minister Mohammad Said al-Zaim in 1947

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The insurance card was issued by the Jerusalem-based Arabia Insurance Company. Zaim's automobile was a DeSoto, a US brand that was anufactured and marketed by Chrysler from 1928 to 1961. It was very popular in Syria and according to the insurance card, it cost 15,000 SP in August 1949. The document is from the archives of Jamil Murad