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37¢ U. S. Flag
(Sennett Security Products)
Self-Adhesive Coil of 3000 and 10,000
Scott # 3632C Plate # S1111 (Prephosphored - Solid Tagging)
Scott # 3632Cd Plate # S1111 (Prephosphored - Mottled Tagging)
Series Flag Definitive
Issue Date & City (No official first day of issue) SFS has January 12, 2004 as the first day
Nationwide Sale Placed on sale January 30, 2004 in Providence, RI                                             
Designer Terrence W. McCaffrey, USPS
Art Director Terrence W. McCaffrey, USPS
Typographer Terrence W. McCaffrey, USPS
Engraver Amotek Industries
To Press / Initial Quantity Probably Winter 2003  / 60 Million (20,000 Coils)
Coil Size 3000, 10,000
Printer Sennett Security Products (SSP)
Press Rotomec 3000
Process Gravure
Where Printed American Packaging Corporation, Columbus, WI
Where Processed Unique Binders, Fredericksburg, VA
Plate Size & Interval 400 stamps per revolution / plate # every 20 stamps
Paper & Gum USPS Type II, Surface Coated, Self-Adhesive
Tagging Type Prephosphored - Uneven Tagging and Smooth Tagging
Die Cut Gauge 11.5 Vertically, 11.75 Vertically / 15/15 PP
Colors Magenta, Yellow, Cyan, Black
Image Size (h x w) 0.833 x 0.725 in. / 21.15 x 18.42 mm
Overall Size (h x w) 0.985 x 0.868 in. / 25.02 x 22.03 mm
Back Numbers 4 (3k) or 5 (10k) digit Pink top, middle and bottom, every 10 stamps
Earliest Known Use ?                                
USPS Order Numbers S/A Coil of 3000 - $1110.00 - 780241, Strip of 25 - $9.25 - 780231
S/A Coil of 10000 - $3700.00 - 780341, Strip of 25 - $9.25 - 780331
No First Day Cover Available
Availability Stamp Fulfillment Services, Kansas City (About 21 Feb, 2004)
Providence, RI (30 Jan, 2004)
Official Announcement None
Notes Date in lower left corner is 2004

 

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