C286 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial

Issue Date: April 7, 2009

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On April 7, 2009, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues four new stamps honoring the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Perhaps the most revered figure in American history, Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky, on February 12, 1809. A self-taught lawyer, he began practicing law in Springfield, Illinois, earning the nickname "Honest Abe" for his integrity. Having served as an Illinois State Legislator and U.S. Congressman, he was inaugurated 16th President of the United States on March 4, 1861. Little more than a month later, the Civil War began. Lincoln presided over the United States during its most tumultuous and critical period, successfully preserving the Union and emancipating the slaves. On April 14, 1865, just five days after the Civil War ended, Lincoln was shot by a Southern sympathizer. He is remembered as the Great Emancipator and considered one of America's greatest presidents.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln
  • Face Value: 4 x $1
  • Issue Date: April 7, 2009
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: D. Zoe Seemel
  • Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Horizontal
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 16
  • Designs per Sheet: 4
  • Overall Sheet Size: 184mm x 148mm
  • Size of Stamps: 40mm x 31mm
  • Issue Number: C286
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (4-1) Abraham Lincoln: Honesty
    (4-2) Abraham Lincoln: Equality
    (4-3) Abraham Lincoln: Unity
    (4-4) Abraham Lincoln: Liberty
  • 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$ 4.00 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial
    US$ 1.00 Abraham Lincoln: Honesty
    US$ 1.00 Abraham Lincoln: Equality
    US$ 1.00 Abraham Lincoln: Unity
    US$ 1.00 Abraham Lincoln: Liberty

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