C285 Bouquets of the World

Issue Date: March 31, 2009

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On March 31, 2009, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issued 25 new stamps featuring colorful Bouquets of the World, with artwork by famed artists Leonora Box and Kristin Rosenberg. "Habits and customs differ, but all people have the love of flowers in common." Taken from an old Chinese proverb, this simple sentiment fittingly conveys the enduring popularity flowers have held throughout the ages and across the globe. Steeped in symbolism, floral tributes are presented during almost every stage of life: from welcoming a newborn baby to comforting a grieving family, they are given and received by people everywhere. Yet it is perhaps the humble gardener who feels the strongest bond with these delightful plants. Hours spent patiently tilling soil, carefully sowing seeds in the ground and painstakingly tending to the fragile new life after it emerges from the earth provide a special sense of satisfaction like no other. As President Thomas Jefferson once said, "But though an old man, I am but a young gardener."

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Bouquets of the World
  • Face Value: 25 x $0.42
  • Issue Date: March 31, 2009
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Stamp Artists: Leonora Box and Kristen Rosenberg
  • First Day Cover Design: Herb Kawainui Kane
  • Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Vertical
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 25
  • Designs per Sheet: 25
  • Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 224mm
  • Size of Stamps: 31 x 40mm
  • Issue Number: C285
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (25-1) Isle of Man
    (25-2) St. Lucia
    (25-3) Grenada
    (25-4) Bermuda
    (25-5) Anguilla
    (25-6)Barbados
    (25-7)Belize
    (25-8) St. Kitts
    (25-9) Hong Kong
    (25-10) British Virgin Islands
    (25-11) St. Vincent
    (25-12) Tristan de Cunha
    (25-13) St. Helena
    (25-14) British Antarctic Territory
    (25-15) St. Vincent and teh Grenadines
    (25-16) New Zealand
    (25-17) Papua New Guinea
    (25-18) Western Samoa
    (25-19) Solomon Islands
    (25-20) Brunei
    (25-21) Swaziland
    (25-22) Botswana
    (25-23) Maldives
    (25-24) Ghana
    (25-25) Sierra Leone
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last
  • Stamp designs ©2009 Marshall Islands Postal Service. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 10.50 Bouquets of the World
    US$ .42 Isle of Man
    US$ .42 St. Lucia
    US$ .42 Grenada
    US$ .42 Bermuda
    US$ .42 Anguilla
    US$ .42 Barbados
    US$ .42 Belize
    US$ .42 St. Kitts
    US$ .42 Hong Kong
    US$ .42 British Virgin Islands
    US$ .42 St. Vincent
    US$ .42 Tristan de Cunha
    US$ .42 St. Helena
    US$ .42 British Antarctic Territory
    US$ .42 St. Vincent and the Grenadines
    US$ .42 New Zealand
    US$ .42 Papua New Guinea
    US$ .42 Western Samoa
    US$ .42 Solomon Islands
    US$ .42 Brunei
    US$ .42 Swaziland
    US$ .42 Botswana
    US$ .42 Maldives
    US$ .42 Ghana
    US$ .42 Sierra Leone

    What is Available for you to Order

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Mint Sheet of 25 None 4662539
    $16.28
    First Day Cover Set of 5 None 4662881
    $24.03

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