Israel 2005 Animals in the Bible

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 22nd February 2005
  • four values in sheets of 10 + 5 tabs, and four values (redrawn in smaller format) in miniature sheet
  • Designed by Tuvia Kurz
  • Printed by: E Lewin-Epstein Ltd. Sheets of 15 + 5 tabs
  • Perforations: 14 x 13.8
  • one phosphor band (1.30sh) or two bands (2.20sh). Miniature sheet non-phosphor


Animals mentioned in The Bible

Sheet Stamps[edit]

  • stamp format height 30½mm (50mm with tab) x width 39½mm
  • tabs carry Old Testament quotations
1.30sh brown bears
1.30sh ostriches
2.20sh Nile crocodile
2.20sh wolves

Stamps from Miniature sheet[edit]

  • changed denominations
  • stamps in smaller format, height 26mm x width 40mm (no tabs)
2.10sh
1.30sh
2.80sh
2.30sh

Miniature Sheet[edit]

  • sheet sold at 12.00sh
  • miniature sheet format height 72mm x width 110mm (composite design including sheet border)
Miniature sheet