R12 Tropical Fish
Issue Date: June 24, 2008
On June 24, 2008, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues two new stamps each on its own sheet featuring colorful Tropical Fish. The world's tropical waters teem with spectacular marine life
whose beauty continually delights those fortunate enough to observe, firsthand, nature's breathtaking display. Many tropical fish and other sea creatures, however, thrive in home aquariums that
re-create the natural habitat of tropical marine life. Aquariums are not only enjoyed by hobbyists, but are also useful research tools for marine biologists, who study these amazing creatures
for various scientific purposes. It is the clear, tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean, however, that are truly a diver's paradise. Adventurers explore majestic coral reefs as they swim among
the various species of exotic tropical fish native to this spectacular marine habitat, including the Threadfin Butterflyfish and the Copperband Butterflyfish. Featuring artwork by noted artist
Gordon Drummond, the stamps show two of the most colorful tropical fish found in the world's oceans: the Threadfin Butterflyfish and the Copperband Butterflyfish.
Issue: 12th Regular Series (Tropical Fish) Face Values: 42¢ and 27¢ Issue Date: June 24, 2008 Issue Place: Majuro Artist: Gordon Drummond
Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Horizontal
Stamps per Sheet: 20 (twe sheets) Number of Designs per Sheet: 1 Overall Sheet Size: 182mm x 150mm Size of Stamps: 39.5mm x 29mm Issue Number: R12 (Twelfth Regular Series).
(4) Threadfin Butterflyfish (42¢)
(5) Copperband Butterflyfish (27¢) Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2008 Marshall
Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face
Value || Stamp Description |
| US$ || .69 || Tropical Fish || US$ || .42 ||
Threadfin Butterflyfish || US$ || .27 || Copperband Butterflyfish |
What is Available for you to Order
| Item Description || Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| Express |
| US$ Price |
|Mint Stamp Set of 2 (Stamps 4 & 5)
||None ||4661486 || || $1.07 |
|Full Sheet Set of 2 (Stamps 4 & 5) ||None ||4661494 || || $21.39 |
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