R26(8,9) Express Mail Flat Rate

Issue Date: February 25, 2013

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On February 25, 2013, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issued two new express mail stamps featuring fish. About 14,000 species -- two-thirds of all known fish -- live in the world's oceans. Typically, each of these creatures is suited to a particular environment and cannot survive anywhere else. Two factors that play an important role in determining which fish live where are water depth and temperature. The largest and fastest swimmers, for example, live near the surface of open waters, far from shore. Fish that reside in midwater areas, a murky environment around 600 feet below the surface, are generally dark-colored and may even possess light producing organs. Bottom dwellers are equally distinctive. Accustomed to a cold, dark habitat, many of these creatures have large heads and eyes, as well as long, slender tails that aid in navigation of the slimy ocean floor.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Express Mail Rate Change - Fish
  • Face Value: $64.90
  • Issue Date: February 25, 2013
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Artist: Chuck Ripper
  • Printing Process: Cyan, black, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Horizontal
  • Size of Stamps:(Horizonal) 40mm x 25mm
  • Issue Number: R26
    (2-1) Star Fish
    (2-2) Grouper
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
  • Trademark/Copyright Text: Stamp designs ©2013 Marshall Islands Postal Service uthority. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 64.90 Express Mail Flat Rate
    US$ 19.95 Star Fish
    US$ 44.95 Grouper

    What is Available for you to Order

    Can be Shipped to Many Countries
    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Express Mail Flat Rate Set of 2 None 4674804
    $100.60
    $19.95 Starfish Mint Stamp None 4674782
    $30.93
    $44.95 Grouper Mint Stamp None 4674790
    $69.68
    Express Mail Flat Rate Full Sheet Set of 2 None 4674898
    $1005.95
    $19.95 Star Fish Full Sheet None 4674812
    $309.23
    $44.95 Grouper Full Sheet None 4674871
    $696.73
    Express Mail Flat Rate First Day Cover None 4677234
    $102.15

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