Stamps Around the Globe

Middle East

Israel

Hebrew Post

250m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948 500m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948 1000m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948 
250m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948. 500m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948. 1000m Doar Ivri single with tab, 1948.

When Israel issued its first stamps in 1948, the new nation had not yet decided on a name. The inscription at top reads 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.

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