Israel 2012 Sundials in Israel

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 16th December 2014
  • three values
  • Design: David Ben Hador
  • Printer: Cartor, France, in sheets of 15 + 5 tabs
  • stamp format height 40mm (60mm with tab) x width 30mm
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations: 12.9 x 13.2


sheet stamps

2.70sh ~ sundial in the Jewish quarter of old Jerusalem (c 1st century AD)
3.10sh ~ sundial constructed 1786 in the courtyard of the Al Jezzar Mosque in Acre / Akko
5.60sh ~ sundial constructed in 1908 on southern wall of Zoharer Chama Synagogue, Jaffa Street, Jerusalem
The sundial on the 2.70sh was discovered in a ruined building in the ealry 1970s. The stamp shows a computerised reconstructed image based upon a photograph of the original by Piri Hamo


First Day Cover

Maximum Cards

Maximum cards, set of three - photographs of the sundials in their present location

maximum card 2.70sh
maximum card 3.10sh
maximum card 5.60sh