R10(3) 10th Regular Series (Hibiscus)
Issue Date: May 2, 2006
On May 2, 2006, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues the third installment of four stamps in its series of definitive
stamps featuring hibiscus flowers. The first four stamps in the series were issued on March 15, 2005, and the stamps in the second four stamps were issued on July 13, 2005.
Native to tropical
and subtropical regions like the Marshall Islands, the delightful hibiscus is one of nature's most beautiful flowers. Displayed in a myriad of colors including pink, red, white and yellow,
hibiscus derives its name from the Greek word "hibiskos" for the common marsh mallow -- a tall perennial that originated in Europe. While some hibiscus blossoms have a slight fragrance, most
have no scent at all. A favorite of gardeners, these lovely flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
The 63¢ Magic Moments stamp pays the 2-ounce First Class mail rate to the
United States, the 10¢ Butterscotch Sundae stamp pays the International postcard rate, the 84¢ Joanne Boulin stamp pays the International 10-ounce letter post rate, and
the $4.05 Capsicum Red stamp pays the 1-pound airmail parcel post rate from the Marshall Islands to the United States.
Designed by noted artist Gigi Hoeller, these stamps feature four
colorful hibiscus flowers in full bloom -- Magic Moments, Butterscotch Sundae, Joanne Boulin and Capsicum Red.
Issue: 10th Regular Series
(Hibiscus) Face Values: 63¢, 10¢, 84¢ and $4.05 Issue Date: May 2, 2006 Issue Place: Majuro Designer: Gigi Hoeller 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: 20 (four sheets)
Number of Designs per Sheet: 1 Overall Sheet Size: 150mm x 182mm Size of Stamps: 25.143mm x 39.5mm Issue Number: R10 (Tenth Regular Series).
(9) Magic Moments (63¢)
(10) Butterscotch Sundae (10¢)
(11) Joanne Boulin (84¢)
(12) Capsicum Red ($4.05) Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
©2006 Marshall Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp Description |
| US$ || 5.62 || 10th Regular Series (Hibiscus)
|| US$ || .63 || Magic Moments || US$ || .10 || Butterscotch Sundae || US$ || .84 || Joanne Boulin ||
US$ || 4.05 || Capsicum Red |
What is Available for you to Order
| Item Description
|| Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| Express |
| US$ Price |
|Mint Stamp Set of 4 ||None ||4658515
|| || $8.72 |
|63¢ Mint Stamp ||None ||4658388 ||
|| $.98 |
Mint Stamp ||None ||4658426 || || $.16 |
|84¢ Mint Stamp ||None ||
4658450 || || $1.31 |
|$4.05 Mint Stamp ||None ||4658485 || || $6.28 |
Half Sheet of 10 ||None ||4658396 || || $9.77 |
|10¢ Half Sheet of 10 ||None ||4658434 || || $1.55 |
|84¢ Half Sheet of 10 ||None ||4658469 ||
|| $13.02 |
|$4.05 Half Sheet of 10 ||None ||4658493 || || $62.78 |
|63¢ Full Sheet of
20 ||None ||4658418 || || $19.53 |
|10¢ Full Sheet of 20 ||None ||
4658442 || || $3.10 |
|84¢ Full Sheet of 20 ||None ||4658477 ||
|| $26.04 |
|$4.05 Full Sheet of 20 ||None ||4658507 || || $125.55 |
|First Day Cover ||None ||4658108 || || $8.72 |
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