C298 Dogs

Issue Date: October 5, 2009

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Over the centuries, dogs have earned man's respect and affection as intelligent and loyal companions. And even though domesticated dogs are descendants of wild canines like wolves, foxes and jackals, they are known today as "man's best friend." Besides being enjoyed for the loving companionship they offer, dogs have been bred for various tasks, such as hunting, herding and guarding. At the same time, dogs continue to be similar in many ways to their wild canine ancestors, exhibiting such behavior as territoriality, burying food, barking or growling when a strange person or animal approaches, and yelping in fear or distress. In addition, canines naturally congregate in packs, foregoing a wild, independent existence for the comfort and safety of a human family and submitting to the pack leader, or human master.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Dogs
  • Face Value: 5 x $0.44
  • Issue Date: October 5, 2009
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Stamp Artwork: Peter Barrett
  • Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Configuration: Sheet of 15
  • Stamp Format: Vertical
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 15
  • Number of Designs per Sheet: 5
  • Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 174mm
  • Size of Stamps: 31mm x 50mm
  • Issue Number: C298
    (5-1) Beagle and Boston Terrier
    (5-2) Cocker Spaniel and Chesapeake Bay
    (5-3) Alaskan Malamute and Collie
    (5-4) Water Spaniel and Bassett Hound
    (5-5) Coonhound and Foxhound
    Configuration: Souvenir Sheet of 4
  • Stamp Format: Horizontal
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 4
  • Number of Designs per Sheet: 4
  • Overall Sheet Size: 140mm x 102mm
  • Size of Stamps: 50mm x 31mm
    (4-1) Old English Sheepdog
    (4-2) Irish Setter
    (4-3) Welsh Springer Spaniel
    (4-4) West Highland Terrier
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
  • Stamp designs ©2009 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 2.10 Dogs
    US$ .44 Beagle and Boston Terrier
    US$ .44 Cocker Spaniel and Chesapeake Bay Retriever
    US$ .44 Alaskan Malamute and Collee
    US$ .44 Water Spaniel and Basset Hound
    US$ .44 Coonhound and Foxhound
    US$ .98 Old English Sheepdog
    US$ .98 Irish Setter
    US$ .98 Welsh Springer Spaniel
    US$ .98 West Highland Terrier

    What is Available for you to Order

    Can be Shipped to Many Countries
    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Mint Strip of 5 None 4662768
    $3.41
    Souvenir Sheet (4 stamps) None 4662792
    $6.08
    Mint Full Sheet of 3 Strips of 5 None 4662776
    $10.23
    First Day Cover Set of 2 None 4664094
    $12.59

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