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Medium:
paper; ink (black blue)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in. (5.4 x 4 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
ISRAEL (republic)
Date:
1948
Description:
When Israel issued its first stamps in 1948, the new nation had not yet decided on a name. The inscription at top read Doar Ivri, meaning Hebrew Post. These high value stamps have their tabs (printed pieces of sheet margin), which many collectors removed to fit the stamps in albums.
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Object number:
0.245498.1.7.8
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.245498.1.7.8