C256 Christmas 2006
Issue Date: November 1, 2006
On November 1, 2006, the Marshall Islands wish all a "Merry Christmas" with a new holiday postage stamp.
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 Dean Ellis, this colorful stamp captures the spirit of Christmas with a decorative holly plant, vibrant holiday ornaments, and a dove symbolizing peace.
Issue: Christmas 2006 Face Value: 1 x 39¢ Issue Date: November 1, 2006 Issue Place: Majuro Designer: Dean Ellis Printing Process: Cyan,
black, magenta, and yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Sprint Press, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Horizontal Stamps per Sheet: 16
Number of Designs per Sheet: 1 Overall Sheet Size: 196mm x 160mm Size of Stamp: 43mm x 34mm Issue Number: C256 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$ || .39 || Island Christmas |
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|| Withdrawal Date || Stock |
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| US$ Price |
|Mint Stamp ||None ||4659015 || || $.61
|Half Sheet of 8 ||None ||4659023 || || $4.84 |
|Full Sheet of 16 ||None ||4659031 || || $9.68 |
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