C320 Year of the Rabbit

Issue Date: February 3, 2011

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On February 3, 2011, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues four new stamps celebrating the Year of the Rabbit. During the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.╩A.D. 220), the Chinese calendar was organized into repeating 12-year cycles, each year designated by one of twelve animals. The Chinese commonly refer to the year by its animal name: 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit. Those born in a given year are said to share that animal's character traits. Legend has it that when Lord Buddha departed from Earth, all the animals were summoned to bid him farewell. Twelve animals showed up, and the rabbit was fourth in line. Thus, people born during the Year of the Rabbit╩1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 and 2011╩are not only affectionate, they're also sentimental, cautious, forgiving and successful in business.


  • Issue: Year of the Rabbit
  • Face Value: 4 x 98¢
  • Issue Date: February 3, 2011
  • 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: 4
  • Designs per Sheet: 4
  • Overall Sheet Size: 126mm x 108mm
  • Size of Stamps: 43mm x 34mm
  • Issue Number: C320
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (4-1) Blue Rabbit
    (4-2)Red Rabbit
    (4-3)Orange Rabbit (Golden)
    (4-4) Green Rabbit
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.

    Stamp designs ©2011 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.

    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 3.92 Year of the Rabbit
    US$ .98 Blue Rabbit
    US$ .98 Red Rabbit
    US$ .98 Orange Rabbit
    US$ .98 Green Rabbit

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    Souvenir Sheet of 4 None 4666232

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