Maldives 2000 Marine Life of the Indian Ocean

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 15th November 2000
  • a sheetlet of six values and two miniature sheets
  • Designed by: Lloyd Birmingham
  • Printed by: The House of Questa
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamps format height 28mm x width 42½mm. Sheetlet format height 127mm x width 163mm
  • miniature sheets format height 80mm x width 117mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

Marine Life of the Indian Ocean[edit]


sheetlet Rf5 x 6
  • compiler note - three other sheetlets each of eight stamps (2 x 4) have been reported, but have not been seen. These should probably be regarded as a separate issue

Miniature sheets[edit]

25rf ~ fimbriated moray eel, Gymnothorax fimbriatus

  • this miniature sheet is inscribed Gymnothorax favagineus, which is the honeycomb moray eel

25rf ~ two angelfish [and ship's bell]

MS 25rf moray
MS 25rf angelfish
  • compiler note - two other 25r miniature sheets have been reported, but have not been seen[[Category:Design Errors]