C362 Birds of the World Part II

Issue Date: March 9, 2013

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On March 9, 2013, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues ten new stamps featuring Birds of the World: the second issue in a series. The Hadada Ibis has an almost entirely olive-gray plumage. The White-faced Whistling Duck owes its name to its striking white face and characteristic three-note whistle. The Scarlet Ibis is a long-legged wading bird closely related to flamingos and pelicans. The Fulvous Tree Duck is known for the whirring sound made by its wings. The Knob-billed Goose is named for the leaf-shaped caruncle positioned atop the male's bill. The Egyptian Goose sports patches of chestnut-colored feathers around each eye. The Baikal Teal breeds in central and eastern Siberia and winters in southern Siberia. Unlike most penguins, the Humboldt's Penguin is found almost solely along the coast of South America. The Whooping Crane, once frequently sighted across North America, was for decades hunted for its long white feathers. The Red-breasted Goose wears a striking plumage containing black, white and rusty red.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Birds of the World II
  • Face Value: 10 x 46¢
  • Issue Date: March 9, 2013
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: Chuck Ripper
  • Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Vertical
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 10
  • Designs per Sheet: 10
  • Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 110mm
  • Size of Stamps: 31mm x 40mm
  • Issue Number: C362
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (10-1) Hadada Ibis
    (10-2) White-faced Whistling Duck
    (10-3) Scarlet Ibis
    (10-4) Fulvous Tree Duck
    (10-5) Knob-billed Goose
    (10-6) Egyptian Goose
    (10-7) Baikal Teal
    (10-8) Humboldt's Penguin
    (10-9) Whooping Cranes
    (10-10) Red Breasted Goose
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.

    Stamp designs ©2013 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 4.60 Birds of the World Part II
    US$ .46 Hadada Ibis
    US$ .46 White-faced Whistling Duck
    US$ .46 Scarlet Ibis
    US$ .46 Fulvous Tree Duck
    US$ .46 Knob-billed Goose
    US$ .46 Egyptian Goose
    US$ .46 Baikal Teal
    US$ .46 Humboldt's Penguins
    US$ .46 Whooping Cranes
    US$ .46 Red-breasted Goose

    What is Available for you to Order

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Full Sheet of 10 None 4674030
    $7.13
    First Day Cover Set of 2 None 4674103
    $10.23

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