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Medium:
paper; ink / lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 19, 2008
Description:
On May 19, 2008, in Washington, DC, the Postal Service issued a 62-cent definitive stamp, Dragonfly, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive pane of twenty stamps. Carl T. Herrman of Carlsbad, California, designed the stamp.
The issuance features the dragonfly, one of the oldest insects in the world. The highly stylized illustration of a dragonfly with leaves in the background is by Nancy Stahl of New York, New York.
A total of 30 million stamps were printed in the offset process with microprinting "USPS" by Sennett Security Products/Banknote Corporation of America, Inc. (SSP/BCA), Browns Summit, North Carolina.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (April 24, 2008).
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Topic:
Insects  Search this
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Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2008.2021.423
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm87eea6228-8f25-493b-ad0a-a8adc55127dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2021.423