C241 Christmas 2005
Issue Date: November 1, 2005
On November 1, 2005, the Marshall Islands wish all a "Merry Christmas" with four new holiday postage stamps.
Christmas has been celebrated in the Marshall Islands since the
1850s, when the first American Protestant missionaries arrived. Today, most Islanders still have strong ties to the Protestant church.
Perhaps the most anticipated holiday in the Marshall
Islands, the Christmas season is filled with festive music and traditional holiday activities such as tree-trimming, caroling, gift-giving, family gatherings and religious observances.
Illustrated by Tom McNeely, these colorful stamps capture the spirit of Christmas with decorative angel motifs that include Angel with Lute, Angels in Jubilation, Angel with Trumpet and Angel
Issue: Christmas 2005 Face Value: 4 x $0.37 Issue Date: November 1, 2005 Issue Place: Majuro Designer: Tom
McNeely Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Unicover Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format:
Vertical Stamps Per Sheet: 12 Number of Designs per Sheet: 4 Overall Sheet Size: 228mm x 110mm Size of Stamps: 34mm x 43mm Issue Number: C241.
(4-1) Angel with Lute
(4-2) Angels in Jubilation
(4-3) Angel with Trumpet
(4-4) Angel with Harp Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2005 Marshall Islands
Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value
|| Stamp Description |
| US$ || 1.48 || Christmas 2005 || US$ || .37 || Angel with
Lute || US$ || .37 || Angels in Jubilation || US$ || .37 || Angel with Trumpet || US$ || .37 || Angel with
What is Available for you to Order
| Item Description
|| Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| Express |
| US$ Price |
|Mint Block of 4 ||None ||4656946 || || $2.30
|Full Sheet of 12 (contains 3 blocks of 4) ||None ||4656962 || || $6.89 |
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