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2¢ Navajo Jewelry
(Sennett Security Products)
Water Activated Coil of 10,000
Scott # 3758B Plate # S111111
Series USPS - American Design ~ PNC3 - American Design
Issue Date & City February 12, 2011, Ameristamp Expo at Charleston, SC (No official First Day Ceremony)
Nationwide Sale February 12, 2011
Designer Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
Art Director Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
Typographer Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
Illustrator Lou Nolan, McLean, Virginia
Engraver N/A
Modeler Donald H. Woo
To Press / Initial Quantity Winter 2010 / 200 Million
Coil Size 10,000
Printer Banknote Corporation of America, Inc. / SSP
Press Alprinta, 74
Process Offset - Microprinted with “USPS”
Where Printed Browns Summit, NC
Where Processed Unique Binders, Fredericksburg, VA
Plate Size & Interval 682 stamps per revolution / plate # every 31 stamps
Paper Type USPS Nonprephosphored, Type III
Adhesive Type Water Activated
Tagging Type Nonprephosphored, Type III
Perforation Gauge 9.8 Vertically
Colors Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, PMS 636 (Light Blue), PMS 309 (Dark Green)
Image Size (w x >h) 0.71 x 0.82 in. / 18.03 x 20.83 mm
Overall Size (w x h) 0.87 x 0.98 in./22.10 x 24.89 mm
Back Numbers Every 10 stamps. 5 digit pink back numbers in all positions, top, middle and bottom.
Earliest Known Use February 12, 2011
Security "USPS" microprinted on the left part of the necklace just above the end of the word “Jewelry”.
USPS Order Numbers 788040 Coil of 10000 - $200.00
788030 Strip of 25 with plate number
- $0.50
788020 Strip of 5 - $0.10

788062 First Day Cover - $0.84
Official Announcement On February 12, 2011, in Charleston, South Carolina, the Postal Service™ will issue a 2-cent Navajo Jewelry definitive stamp in a water-activated gum (WAG) coil of 10,000 stamps (Item 788000). The stamp, designed by Derry Noyes, Washington, DC, goes on sale nationwide February 12, 2011.

The Navajo Jewelry stamp was first issued in August 2004 (Item No. 107200) in a pressure-sensitive pane of 20 stamps and was the fifth issuance in the American Design series.

Note A 2011 date is printed in the lower left corner of the stamp
How to Order the First Day of Issue Postmark
Customers have 60 days to obtain the first day of issue postmark by mail. They may purchase new stamps at their local Post Office™, at The Postal Store® website at, or by calling 800-STAMP-24. They should affix the stamps to envelopes of their choice, address the envelopes (to themselves or others), and place them in a larger envelope addressed to:
Navajo Jewelry Stamp
7075 Cross County Road
Charleston, SC 29418-9998
After applying the first day of issue postmark, the Postal Service will return the envelopes through the mail. There is no charge for the postmark. All orders must be postmarked by April 12, 2011.
How to Order First Day Covers
Stamp Fulfillment Services (SFS) also offers first day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first day of issue cancellation. Each item has an individual catalog number and is offered in the quarterly USA Philatelic Catalog. Customers may request a free catalog by calling 800-STAMP-24 or writing to:
Information Fulfillment
Dept. 6270
U.S. Postal Service
PO Box 219014
Kansas City, MO 64121-9014
Philatelic Products
There is one philatelic product available for this stamp issue:
  • 788062*, First Day Cover, $0.84.
Items with an asterisk (*) will use the 128 barcode from SFS. All other philatelic products will continue to use bar­code series A, with the exception of the Yearbook and the Guide Book.
Distribution: Item 788000, 2-cent Navajo Jewelry, WAG Coil of 10,000 Stamps
The six stamp distribution centers (SDCs) will receive an automatic distribution of 788000.
Stamp Distribution Offices (SDOs) and SDCs will not make a subsequent automatic distribution to Post Offices of this stamp issue. Post Offices requiring quantities of Item 788000 must requisition them from their designated SDO/SDC using PS Form 17,Stamp Requisition/Stamp Return. SDOs requiring these stamps must order them from the appropriate SDC using PS Form 17. SDOs must not distribute this stamp to Post Offices before January 28, 2011.