ADDITIONAL PHILATELIC INFORMATION
Categories of Israeli Stamps
(Main Categories – Partial)
- Standard Stamps.
- Commemorative Stamps – issued once to indicate an event.
- Definitive Stamps – issued many times for standard postage.
- Airmail Stamps.
- Postage Due Stamps.
- Revenue Stamps.
- Official Stamps
NOTE: When needed standard postage (Commemorative and Definitive Stamps are used for the other categories).
- 1948 – 1000 mils = 1 Lira.
- 1949 – 1000 pruta = 1 Lira.
- 1960 – 100 agora = 1 Lira.
- 1980 – 100 Agorot = 1 IS (Israel Sheqel).
- 1986 – 1000 IS = 1 NIS (New Israel Sheqel).
For additional information see the following.
The History of Israel’s Postage Stamps (Stamps from 1948 to 1956). Harold U. Ribalow. Published by the Educational Fund, Society of Israel Philatelists, Inc. 2nd Printing. October 2014.
A Brief Overview of Holy Land Philately, Part 3. The Israel Philatelist. Summer, 2017. Sid Morginstin. p. 18-19.
Doar Ivri Gems. The Israel Philatelist, August 2012. Selwyn Uria. p. 134.
Gem of the Holy Land. The Israel Philatelist. April 2011. Doran Waide. p. 38.
ISRAELI INFLATION REFLECTED IN POSTAL RATES. The Israel Philatelist. Winter 2020. pp. 22-25.
BALE SPECIALIZED ISRAEL POSTAGE STAMPS CATALOGUE, 24th EDITION. Joseph D. Stier, Compiler and Editor. Chariot Global Marketing, Ltd. Tel Aviv, 2016.
#133 Jewish History Overview of Palestine and Israel through Holy Land Stamps, Slide Show. Society of Israel Philatelists, www.israelstamps.com. 2010. Sid Morginstin. slide 72.
Palestinian Authority Revenue Stamps. The Israel Philatelist. Fall 2019. Arthur Harris. p. 16.