1999 Aquarium Fish Strip Of 4 33c Postage Stamps - Sc# 3317-3320 - MNH - BC11a
THIS IS A STRIP OF 4 STAMPS AS PICTURED. ~ On June 24, 1999 the USPS issued this Se-Tenant of 4 stamps depicting aquarium creatures. At least 4,500 years ago, the ancient Sumerians kept fish in artificial ponds. Fishkeeping became an established hobby in the 1800s, when the relationship between oxygen, animals, and plants became better known. The all-glass aquarium many people now use became available in the 1960s. Included are: Astrea Snail, Black-tailed Humbug, Blue Starfish, Cleaner Shrimp, Common Clownfish, Copperband Butterflyfish, Featherduster Worm, Flame Angelfish, Flame Hawkfish, Giant Caribbean Anemone, Goniopora, Gorgonian, Green Chromis, Long-spined Sea Urchin, Longhorn Cowfish, Malu Anemone, Maroon Clownfish, Mushroom Polyps, Power Blue Tang, Red Hermit Crab, Regal Tang, Sergeant Major & Yellow Polyps.
These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the USA Postal Service as payment for mail posted in the USA however the total rates on the stamps posted must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing rate or extra postage must be paid.
The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive and it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps. Stamps titled as MNH, OG will have no significant creases or unnatural gum disturbances unless otherwise noted.