C248 Butterflies of the World V

Issue Date: March 20, 2006

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On March 20, 2006, the Marshall Islands Postal Service continues its Butterflies of the World series with 12 new postage stamps -- the fifth sheetlet in the series.

One of nature's most beautiful and fragile creatures, the butterfly is found throughout the world, from the harsh regions of the Arctic, to the deserts of Africa, and the temperate tropics, including the Marshall Islands. Many of these intriguing insects display spectacular colors and wing patterns and are important to certain plants that depend upon them for cross-pollination.

With designs by renowned British artist Gordon Beningfield, these exquisitely detailed stamps feature 12 butterfly species in their natural habitats.


  • Issue: Butterflies of the World V
  • Face Value: 12 x $0.84
  • Issue Date: March 20, 2006
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Designer: Gordon Beningfield
  • Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Unicover Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Square
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 12
  • Number of Designs per Sheet: 12
  • Overall Sheet Size: 126mm x 160mm
  • Size of Stamps: 34mm x 34mm
  • Issue Number: C248.
    (12-1) Peacock Butterfly
    (12-2) Southern Comma Butterfly
    (12-3) Pale Clouded Yellow Butterfly
    (12-4) Common Blue Butterfly
    (12-5) Wood White Butterfly
    (12-6) Baltic Grayling Butterfly
    (12-7) Purple Emperor Butterfly
    (12-8) Silky Ringlet Butterfly
    (12-9) Peak White Butterfly
    (12-10) Idas Blue Butterfly
    (12-11) Cleopatra Butterfly)
    (12-12) Chequered Skipper Butterfly
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
  • Stamp designs ©2006 Marshall Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.

    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 10.08 Butterflies of the World V
    US$ .84 Peacock Butterfly
    US$ .84 Southern Comma Butterfly
    US$ .84 Pale Clouded Yellow Butterfly
    US$ .84 Common Blue Butterfly
    US$ .84 Wood White Butterfly
    US$ .84 Baltic Grayling Butterfly
    US$ .84 Purple Emperor Butterfly
    US$ .84 Silky Ringlet Butterfly
    US$ .84 Peak White Butterfly
    US$ .84 Idas Blue Butterfly
    US$ .84 Cleopatra Butterfly
    US$ .84 Chequered Skipper Butterfly

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