C242 Marshallese Culture III
Issue Date: December 1, 2005
On December 1, 2005, the Marshall Islands Postal Service celebrates the heritage and culture of the Marshallese with new postage stamps. This is the third set
in the Marshallese Culture series.
Even as late as the early 1800s, Western civilization had not yet reached the Marshall Islands. Subsequently, the unique culture and traditions of the
Islanders remained virtually untouched by foreign influences. Over the course of many centuries, however, the proud and eminently resourceful Marshallese developed a rich and fascinating culture
that became apparent in their home-building, clothing styles, religious activities, canoe-construction and fishing method -- just to name a few.
These five stamps are based on vintage
photographs capturing the distinctive culture of the Marshallese, and include: First Catholic Church on Jabwor, Jaluit Atoll (1913); Women on Jaluit Atoll (1902); Canoes in
Jaluit Harbor (c.1905); Nelu and His Wife Ledagoba (c.1895); and An Old Man from Ebon Atoll (1914).
Culture III Face Value: 5 x $0.37 Issue Date: December 1, 2005 Issue Place: Majuro Designer: D. Zoe Seemel Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset
lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Unicover Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: HorizontalStamps Per Sheet: 20 Number of Designs per Sheet: 5
Overall Sheet Size: 224mm x 148mm Size of Stamps: 40mm x 31mm Issue Number: C242
(5-1) First Catholic Church on Jabwor, Jaluit Atoll (1913)
(5-2) Women on Jaluit
(5-3) Canoes in Jaluit Harbor (c. 1905)
(5-4) Nelu and His Wife Ledagoba (c. 1895)
(5-5) An Old Man from Ebon Atoll (1914) Withdrawal Date:
While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2005 Marshall Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
Currency || Face Value || Stamp Description |
|| 1.85 || Marshallese Culture III || US$ || .37 || First Catholic Church on Jabwor, Jaluit Atoll (1913) || US$ || .37 || Women
on Jaluit Atoll (1902) || US$ || .37 || Canoes in Jaluit Harbor (c. 1905) || US$ || .37 || Nelu and His Wife Ledagoba (c. 1895)
|| US$ || .37 || An Old Man from Ebon Atoll (1914) |
What is Available for you
Description || Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| US$ Price |
|Mint Strip of 5 ||None ||4656768 || || $2.87 |
|First Day Cover ||None ||4656792 || || $4.42 |
Prices for stamps and other items listed above which are purchased on an individual order basis are more than the equivalent face
value in foreign currency, and will be adjusted on the date of shipment based on the US$ equivalent to the foreign currency concerned. Current item prices are as stated above.
you plan to order any of the above items you can do it either of two ways: Use Express Shopping: simply click the "Add to Cart" icon for the item you want to order. This
puts the item in your Express Shopping Cart, where you can change the quantity or remove it. When you've finished putting items in your Express Shopping Cart, Go to the Shopping Cart and choose your options from there. To Order by Phone dial
TOLL FREE 1-800-443-4225 from throughout the U.S. and Canada.
A Shipping and Handling Charge is added to all orders under this offer (Offer Code: BLAQ) For
information about how Shipping and Handling is calculated, click here:
Log Off | Home | Feedback | Mailing List | About Unicover® | Stamp Agencies | Other Sites
Last Updated: April 25, 2017 6:32.12 MT | Copyright © Unicover Corporation
1997-2017. All Rights Reserved.