Thursday, June 21, 2007

Ramat Gan Stamp

Postage Stamp jewish starThe emblem of the city shows a green shield with a Star of David in its center. Also appearing on the stamp: a palm tree,  a sun that rises on the nation of Israel; a wall that symbolizes the leverage of building; over the wall, trees that mark Ramat Gan as a city of gardens. Basket with vegetables and a plough that symbolize the agricultural aspect of the city. Chimney that alludes to the industrial aspect of the city. Around the Magen David we see seven stars as seven hours of work proposed by Hertzel.
issued July 9,1969
Ramat Gan is the eastern neighbour of Tel-Aviv; established in 1921.
Designers: brothers Gabriel and Max Shamir

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