Large Hole Perfs on Top and Left, Small Hole Perfs on Bottom and Right

(5¢) Wetlands
(Sennett Security Products)
Water-Activated Coils of 3000 and 10,000
Scott# 3207 Plate S1111
Series American Scenes
Issue Date & City June 5, 1998 Napex '98 Stamp Show in McLean VA 22101
To Press / Initial Impressions Spring 1998 / 65,000,000 - Reprinted December, 2000
Coil Size 3000 and 10,000
Printer Sennett Security Products
Press Champlain 681
Process Gravure
Where Printed American Packaging Corporation, Columbus, WI
Where Processed Unique Binders, Fredericksburg, VA
Plate Size & Interval 1092 stamps per revolution / plate # every 14 stamps
Paper & Gum USPS Type III, Water Activated
Tagging Type Untagged
Perf Gauge 9.8 Vertically
Colors (PMS Colors) Cyan, Yellow, Light Blue (PMS 652), Dark Blue (PMS 2765)
Back Numbers 3000 - 4 digit pink - top and bottom / 10,000 - 5 digit pink - top and bottom
Earliest Known Use June 5, 1998
USPS Order Numbers Coil of 10,000 - $500.00 - 797440
Plate # strip of 25 - $1.25, 3000 coil - 796830 / 10,000 coil - 797430
Strip of 5 - $.25, 3000 coil - 796820 / coil of 10,000 - 797420
First Day Cover - $.65 - 798561 / Includes 1 Diner (.25) and 2 Wetlands (.05) stamps.
Availability  
Varieties Small and Large Hole Perforations exist on both the 3000 and 10,000 coils.
Differences between the 3000 coil reprint and the original 10,000 coil * Back Numbers - 5 digits on original, 4 on reprint.
* Under both Longwave and Shortwave UV light, viewed from the reverse (gum side) of the stamp, the original paper is a bright white compared to the reprint, which appears as a dull brown.
* Using Longwave on the front, the stamp side, the paper on the original shows up as purple (or dead) from the light itself, while the reprint shows a white color.
* There is no apparent difference in the printed stamps.

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Updated - 17 January 2006