C305 Portraits of the American Indian

Issue Date: March 4, 2010

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On March 4, 2010, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues 12 new stamps featuring Portraits of the American Indian. Iroquois ... Seminole ... Apache ... Sioux ... Cheyenne ... these are just a few of the Native American tribes and nations that developed their own cultures and unique ways of life long before the white man discovered the "New World." In the early 1800s, there were probably around 300,000 Indians and 30 distinct tribes in what is now the western United States. The many histories of the American Indian are as rich and varied as the histories of the many different peoples who later inhabited the North American continent. Indian art, Indian values, reverence for nature, and Indian culture influence America even today, and these treasures provide a rich heritage for all Americans to share. Though the passage of time has changed and blended many of the old traditional styles, some still endure today as the most sacred of tribal secrets.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Portraits of the American Indian
  • Face Value: 12 x 44¢
  • Issue Date: March 4, 2010
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: Hodges Soileau
  • 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: 12
  • Designs per Sheet: 12
  • Overall Sheet Size: 153mm x 160mm
  • Size of Stamps: 43mm x 34mm
  • Issue Number: C305
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (12-1) Lone Wolf
    (12-2) Massasoit
    (12-3) Chief Menewa
    (12-4) Cochise
    (12-5) Osceola
    (12-6) Santana
    (12-7) Captain Jack
    (12-8) Quanah Parker
    (12-9) Wabasha
    (12-10) Red Eagle
    (12-11) Manuelito
    (12-12) Ouray
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.

    Stamp designs ©2010 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 5.28 Portraits of the American Indian
    US$ .44 Lone Wolf
    US$ .44 Massasoit
    US$ .44 Chief Menewa
    US$ .44 Cochise
    US$ .44 Osceola
    US$ .44 Santana
    US$ .44 Captain Jack
    US$ .44 Quanah Parker
    US$ .44 Wabasha
    US$ .44 Red Eagle
    US$ .44 Manuelito
    US$ .44 Ouray

    What is Available for you to Order

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
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    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Full Sheet of 12 None 4664183
    $8.19

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