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Scott 5556
Forever Lunar New Year: Ox — 2nd in a series
 
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Scott 5556 — Forever Lunar New Year: Ox — 2nd in a series :: Pane Single
Scott 5556
Forever Lunar New Year: Ox — 2nd in a series
 Pane Single
   
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Scott 5556 — Forever Lunar New Year: Ox — 2nd in a series :: Pane of 20
Scott 5556
Forever Lunar New Year: Ox — 2nd in a series
Pane of 20
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Issue:
(Scott 5556)
Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox Stamp
Item Number:480100
Denomination:Forever
Type of Issue:Commemorative
Format:Pane of 20 (1 design)
Series:Lunar New Year - 2nd
Issue Date:2021 February 0
Issue City:Chicago IL 60411
Art Director:Antonio Alcalá Alexandria VA
Designer:Antonio Alcalá Alexandria VA
Artist:Camille Chew Providence RI
Modeler:Sandra Lane/Michelle Finn
Manufacturing Process:Offset Foil Stamping Flexographic
MicroprintUSPS
Printer:Banknote Corporation of America (BCA)
Press Type:Gallus RCS
Stamps per Pane:20
Print Quantity:24 million stamps
Paper Type:Phosphor Block Tag
Adhesive Type:Pressure-sensitive
Colors:Cyan; Magenta; Yellow; Black; Pantone 7579 (Orange); Pantone 7563 (Brown); Gold Foil Luxor MTS 413; Orange Foil Luxor MTS 404
Stamp Orientation:Vertical
Die Cut:11 x 11
Image Area (w x h):0.84 x 1.42 in.
21.336 x 36.068 mm
Overall Size (w x h):0.98 x 1.56 in.
24.892 x 39.624 mm
Full Pane Size (w x h):7.25 x 8.5 in.
184.15 x 215.9 mm
Press Sheet Size (w x h):14.5 x 18.25 in.
368.3 x 463.55 mm
Plate Size:80 stamps per revolution
Plate Number:“B” followed by six (6) single digits in two corners
Marginal Markings:
Front:Header: Lunar New Year
• Year of the Ox
• Plate number in bottom two corners
Back:©2020 USPS
• USPS logo
• 2 barcodes (480100)
• Plate position dagram (4)
• Promotional text
 
 
Stamp Announcement 21-06: Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox Stamp
Postal Bulletin 22562 — December 31
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Update: SA 21-6: Lunar New Year - Year of the Ox Stamp
Postal Bulletin 22564 — 2021 January 28
 
 
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