Israel 2013 Festivals. Etrog Boxes

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 26th August 2013
  • three values
  • Designed by: Osnat Eshel, after photographs by Elie Posner
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands, in sheets of 15 stamps + 5 tabs
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 40mm (60mm with tab) x width 30mm
  • Perforations: 13.9 x 13.3


Festivals. Etrog Boxes (festive containers for Citron fruit)[edit]


2sh ~ etrog box in silver (repoussé, etched, filigree work with semi-precious stones) made at Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts (operated in Jerusalem, 1906-1929)
3.90sh ~ etrog box in silver (repoussé and punched), made in Austria in 19th century
5.70sh ~ etrog box shaped like a bird (repoussé and engraved) from Iraq, 19th century

Sheet stamps[edit]

2sh
3.60sh
5.70sh

First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover

First Day Greetings card[edit]

Greetings card with First Day cancels