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The ‘Pioneers of Our History’ stamp issue, featuring Capt. Rayal Brazley Bodden, Sr., MBE, JP (1885–1976), Mrs. Almeria Alberta McLaughlin Tomlinson (1882–1974), Miss Irksie Leila Yates, Cert. Hon. (1899–1996) and Major Joseph Rodriguez (Roddy) Watler (1890–1965), was released on Friday, 11 November.

The ‘Pioneers of Our History’ stamp issue is a unique series, which marks the first time that the Cayman Islands Postal Service has celebrated the people of these islands with stamps and in a booklet format that includes stamps and a biography. Additionally, it was through public input that each of featured pioneers was selected. It is planned that the ‘Pioneers of Our History’ series will be released every two to three years.

  • The 20¢ stamp and booklet cost $1.20 — Mrs. Almeria Alberta McLaughlin Tomlinson (1882–1974).

     

     

  • The 25¢ stamps and booklet cost $1.50 — Capt. Rayal Brazley Bodden, Sr., MBE, JP (1885–1976).

     

     

  • The 75¢ stamp and booklets $4.50 — Miss Irksie Leila Yates, Cert. Hon. (1899–1996).

     

     

     

  • The $1.50 stamp and booklets cost $9 — Major Joseph Rodriguez (Roddy) Watler (1890–1965).