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INFORMATION ABOUT THE STAMPS

GAZA ISSUES

DESIGN INFORMATION IS COPIED DIRECTLY FROM INFORMATION LEAFLETS RELEASED WITH THE STAMP ISSUES
WE HAVE NOT CORRECTED OR MODIFIED THE ENGLISH

2009 Jerusalem, Capital of Arabic Culture. Special issue "Gift of Arab Parliamentarians" card.
G-00  With 150 fils stamp First Day cancellation 17th March 2009. Only 150 issued.
           According to information received, 80 cards were presented to visiting Arab League
           representatives and officials and very few were obtained by Israeli and Jordanian dealers.
           Inside of card is a photocopied sheet of 150 Fils stamps and one stamp with First Day cancellation


2009 Honoring Al Quds, Capital of Arabic Culture. Issued 17 March 2009.
G-01  3 stamps: 100 (green), 150 (blue), 500 (red) fils in 4 blocks forming 1 large sheet (12 stamps).
        (Unofficial) Fdc: Block of 3 stamps.FDC was supposedly made privately.

2009 Honoring Al Quds, Capital of Arabic Culture. Issued 17 March 2009.
G-04s   Blue stamp of 150 fils, similar to the other 1000 fils, but this one is smaller.
         Printed in sheets of 10 stamps.
         FDC: no

2009 Honoring Al Quds, Capital of Arabic Culture. Issued 17 March 2009.
G-06   Blue stamp of 1000 fils. Printed in sheets of 9 stamps. With illustrated margins.
           FDC: no

2010 Significance of Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds in Muslims' hearts. Issued 5 December 2010.
G-07  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds stand tall in the face of the injustice and aggression over the ages.

2010 Our People's Steadfastness against the Siege. Issued 5 December 2010.
G-12  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: A Palestinian standing with honor, dignity and the glory of triumphant, holding the flag
         of Palestine, declaring to the world our steadfastness against the siege.


2010 Resistance Victory against Aggression on Gaza. Issued 5 December 2010.
G-17  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: Two children depicting the will of life and future in the face of the mass destruction
         resulted from the aggression on the Gaza Strip.


2010 National Unity. Issued 5 December 2010.
G-22  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: Palestinian hands, representing the colors of the Palestinian flag, raising the flag higher
         and depicting the unity for building and liberation.


2011 Freedom Fleet's Martyrs. Issued 31 May 2011.
G-27  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: A staue (statue) consisting of nine sails in which each one of the Freedom Flotilla's martyr's names.
         The sails hold the globe as an indication for the global trend toward breaking the siege on Gaza.

2011 63rd Nakba Anniversary. Issued 15 May 2011.
G-32  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: A Statue represent the certainty of returning back to the occupied Palestine
         of 1948 through generations by handling the return Key from the ancestors to the descendants.

2011 Year of Youth. Issued 17 March 2011.
G-37  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: A young Palestinian is challenging the siege towards a better future for the year of youth.

2011 Freemen's Fulfillment. Issued 18 October 2011.
G-42  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: The drawing represent the Falcon which stands for the freed detainees,
         While the other of the falcon stands for the other detainees who are still in the occupation jails,
         the gun is a symbol for the resistance, the flag wrapped up on the map of Palestine shows the
         comprehensiveness of the swap deal,and the chain is a symbol for breaking the shackles.

2011 3rd Anniversary of El Forqan Battle. Issued 27 December 2011.
G-47  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: The drawing represents: Gaza is the source of the steadfastness & resistance against the Israeli
         occupation,and the source of Mujaahidon. Their slogan is the Koran and the gun to achieve victory
         and liberation
.

2012 The Palestinian Education Year. Issued 1 January 2012.
G-52  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps).
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: The painting represents an open book contains pages colored as the Palestinian flag. In the painting
         also a student hold a pen indicates the planning for a successful future
.

2012 The Bridge of Al-Magharbah Gate. Issued 30 April 2012.
G-55   4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 10.000 stamps of each denomination and 5.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: The picture represent an old bridge connects Al-Magharba district with one of the oldest gates of
         Jerusalem Al-Magharbah Gate named after the soldier of Saleh El-Dein El Ayobi who came from
         the Maghreb.


2012 Palestinian Currency. Issued 1 September 2012.
G-60  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 20.000 stamps of each denomination and 3.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: These are Pictures for the Palestinian Currencies that are issued and dealt with in Palestine
         during theBritish Mandate from 1927 - 1947.


2012 Buraq Revolution Martyrs. Issued 17 June 2012.
G-65  1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 3.000
         FDC: S/S Block.
         Design: The picture represents Buraq Revolution Martyrs where the stand in close carrying their guns
         and are steadfast as mountains. They are racing with pride to die, behind them akka wall which
         defeated the occupier to be a witness at that time.


2012 Isra and Maraj Journey. Issued 17 June 2012.
G-67  1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 3.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: S/S Block.
         Design:The picture represents Isra and Maraj Journey wher the prophet "Peace be upon him" traveled
         from Secred to al Aqsa Mosque and then ascended to heaven.


2012 Battle of Shale Stones. Issued 12 December 2012.
G-69  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 20.000 stamps of each denomination and 3.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: Resistance against Israeli occupation is a legitimate right for Palestinians to obtain
         freedom and maintain the Palestinian state with Jerusalem as a capital
.

2013 The National Product = Decision (Fruit & Olives). Issued 30 March 2013.
G-74  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps).
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: The images represent some national and local products produced in Gaza despite the blockade
         imposed on the Gaza Strip, including: Pomegranates, strawberry, grapes, figs, watermelons and olives.

2013 Stars in the Sky of Palestine. Issued 30 September 2013.
G-77  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps).
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: Images of Palestinian children martyrs who were killed by Israeli military forces.
         It aimed to document Israeli crimes against Palestinian kids. (Mohammed Al-Dura, Fares Oudeh,
         Iman Hijo and Huda Ghalia's family)
.

2013 Images from the Old City of Gaza. Issued 11 December 2013.
G-80  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps).
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: Images of archeological sites in Gaza City such as: (The Railway Station, The Old Gaza
         Seaport, Al-Samarah Bath,The Unknown Soldier & The Palestinian Legislative Council)
.

2014 Prisoners' Day. Issued 20 November 2014. (Planned for 17 April 2014)
G-83  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps)
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps for each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: With patience, challenge and will, our hero prisoners defy their jailers with all available
         means to gain their freedom.


2014 Earth Day. Issued 20 November 2014. (Planned for 30 March 2014)
G-86  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps)
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps for each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: The Palestinian holds on his land for it's his legacy and identity. It represents the deep
         belonging the continuous giving.In the land, we find fragrance of the past, hopes of the present
         and dreams of the future.


2014 Nakba 66 years. Issued 20 November 2014. (Planned for 15 May 2014)
G-89   4 stamps (2 values printed in sheets of 10 stamps; the 50 Mils and the 250 Mils are printed
         within the same sheet - five of each value), and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps for each denomination and 2.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: Palestinian Nakba is a catastrophe of a land and a people, It's a bleeding pierce and
         continuous suffering. The refugees are still waiting to return to their homeland and homes.


2014 Film Festival Children. Issued 20 November 2014. (Planned for 5 April 2014)
G-94  4 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps).
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps for each denomination.
         FDC: stamps.
         Design: With two hand aspire for freedom and joy and innocent and smiley faces, Palestine children
         expressed their happiness after launching First Palestine Children Cinema Festival. They have now
         the right to be joyful because a special festival is dedicated for them just like all the children
         all over the world.


2014 Guinness Book of Records. Issued 20 November 2014. (Planned for 19 April 2014)
G-97  S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 1.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: S/S Block.
         Design: Photo of the certificate that Palestinian Al-Jazeera club obtained after participating in
         100m marathon for 12 hours with British IF organization and breaking the World record.


2015 Animal Stories in the Holy Quran. . Issued 12 January 2015 (Planned for 26 August 2014)
G-99  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps)
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps
         Design: Pictures of some animals mentioned in the Holy Quran, each one has a miracle
         in its creation, its stories with the prophets or pervious people


2015 Palestine Figures Issued 12 January 2015 (Planned for 7 July 2014)
G-102 6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps)
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps
         Design: Photos for Palestinian figures who wrote a history with their blood
         to save the Palestinian identity such as Ezzeldin al-Qassam - Abdulqader al-Husseiny
         - Ahmed Yassin - Yasser Arafat - Abu Ali Mustafa - Fathi al-Sheqaqy).
        Click on names to access Wikipedia information


2015 Mosques and Minarets of Palestine. Issued 12 January 2015 (Planned for 21 August 2014)
G-107  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps)
         Printed quantity: 7.000 stamps of each denomination.
         FDC: stamps
         Design: Photos of the mosques and minarets of Palestine that defy the colonial
         occupation such as the mosques of al-Aqsa - Be'r al-Saba - al-Omary - Ibrahimi
         - Hasan Beik - Ahmed Basha al-Jazzar.


2015 Al-Aqsa is Ours. Issued 1st April 2015 (Planned for 1st January 2015)
G-108  6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination and 1,000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: "Al-Aqsa is Ours" activity aims to support Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque
         and to back the Jerusalemites to face the vicious Israeli occupation attack against
         our Islamic sacred places there.


2016 Day of Gratitude to the Palestinian journalist. Issued 15th January 2016 (Planned for 31 December 2015)
G-113    6 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block
        Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination and 1.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block.
         Design: The painting refers to the Palestinian journalists scarifies their national
         cause and to fulfill their humanitarian mission. It also refers to those who dedicated
         their pens cameras and words to serve the Palestinian right.


2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Issued 17 May 2016
G-118   3 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination and 1.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block
         Design: 17 May marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day and the
         anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation
         of the International Telecommunication Union in 1865.


2017 World Post Day. Issued 15 February 2017 [Planned for 9th October 2016]
G-123   3 stamps (printed in sheets of 10 stamps) and 1 S/S Block.
         Printed quantity: 5.000 stamps of each denomination and 1.000 S/S Blocks.
         FDC: stamps; S/S Block
         Design: "World Post Day" is celebrated each year on 9th Ocober. The event was declared by the
         1969 Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo as a means to mark the anniversary of the
         Universal Postal Union's creation in 1874.


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