Issue Date: November 5, 2008
November 5, 2008, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issued six new stamps celebrating owls. Featuring artwork by world-renowned wildlife artist Michael Warren, the stamps depict six majestic
owls: the Barn Owl, the Barred Owl, the Burrowing Owl, the Snowy Owl, the Great Horned Owl and Spotted Owls. The Barn Owl became a part of the rural farm centuries ago for the shelter and
plentiful sources of food. The brown and white Barred Owl favors the dense forests of North and Central America, and was a familiar sight to the Native Americans and early European settlers. The
Burrowing Owl prefers open country, especially prairies, and nests in holes in the ground. White as the windswept snows of its northern homelands, the Snowy Owl is a hardy bird of the open
tundra. The Great Horned Owl prefers the dense woodlands for nesting, but has been known to use caves and canyons as well. The mottled plumes of the Spotted Owl blend with the flickering shadows
of its forest refuge, making it almost impossible to detect.
Issue: OwlsFace Value: 6 x $0.42Issue Date: November 5, 2008Issue
Place: Majuro Stamp Artwork: Michael WarrenFirst Day Cover Design: Herb Kawainui KanePrinting Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed
paperPrinter: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.Stamp Format: VerticalStamps Per Sheet: 12Designs per Sheet: 6Overall Sheet Size: 117mm x 184mmSize of Stamps:
30mm x 41mmIssue Number: C283
(6-1) Barn Owl
(6-2) Barred Owl
(6-3) Burrowing Owl
(6-4) Snowy Owl
(6-5) Great Horned Owl
OwlsWithdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2008 Marshall Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp Description
| US$ || 2.52 || Owls || US$ || .42 || Barn Owl || US$ || .42 || Barred Owl || US$ ||
.42 || Burrowing Owl || US$ || .42 || Snowy Owl || US$ || .42 || Great Horned Owl || US$ || .42 ||
Spotted Owls |
What is Available for you to Order
| Item Description
|| Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| Express |
| US$ Price |
|Se-tenant Block of 6 ||None ||4660285
|| || $3.91 |
|Full Sheet of 12 (2 Blocks of 6) ||None ||4660293 ||
|| $7.82 |
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