R19 National Icons

Issue Date: August 31, 2011

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On August 31, 2011, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issued four new stamps featuring national icons of the Marshall Islands. In 1979 the Marshallese people approved a constitution and the country became an internally self-governing republic with a president and a unicameral 33-member parliament. This government signed a Compact of Free Association with the United States in 1982 assigning security responsibilities to the U.S. in exchange for rights to military installations in the region. In 1986, the Marshall Islands' status as a U.N. trust territory was dissolved and the nation became fully self-governing in free association with the United States. The four stamps depict the national flag and national seal of the Marshall Islands, the Capitol Building of the Marshall Islands, and the Legislature of the Marshall Islands (known as the Nitijela).


  • Issue: National Icons
  • Face Value: 4 X $0.64
  • Issue Date: August 31, 2011
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Artist: Ren Wicks
  • Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: 2 Stamps Horizontal; 2 Stamps Vertical
  • Stamps per Sheet: 42 (four sheets)
  • Number of Designs per Sheet: 1
  • Overall Sheet Size: 182mm x 150mm (2 stamps), 150mm x 182mm (2 stamps)
  • Size of Stamps: 40mm x 25mm (2 stamps), 25mm x 40mm (2 stamsp)
  • Issue Number: R19
    (4-1) Capitol Building
    (4-2) Nitijela
    (4-3) National Seal
    (4-4) National Flag
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
  • Stamp designs ©2011 Marshall Islands Postal Service uthority. All rights reserved.

    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 2.56 National Icons
    US$ .64 Capitol Building
    US$ .64 Nitijela
    US$ .64 National Seal
    US$ .64 National Flag

    What is Available for you to Order

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    US$ Price
    Mint Stamp Set of 4 None 4669231
    Full Sheet Set of 4 None 4669290
    First Day Cover None 4669355

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