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(45c) Stop the Violence - Suspended 2006 December 31
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Scott B3 — 45c Stop the Violence Semipostal :: Pane Single
Scott B3
Stop the Violence Semi-Postal
Pane Single

Scott B3 — 45c Stop the Violence Semipostal :: Pane of 20
Scott B3
Stop the Violence Semi- Postal
Pane of 20
(Scott B3)
Stop Family Violence
Item Number:566100
Denomination:45c - Initially, the 45c (37c+8c surtax) stamp was for the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services to support programs aimed at reducing domestic violence.
On 2006 January 08, the postal first-class rate rose to 39c (39c+6c). Sales were suspended 2006 December 31.
Type of Issue: Semipostal
Format:Pane of 20 (one design)
Issue Date:2003 October 11 - Suspended 2006 December 31
IssueCity:Denver CO 80204
Designer:Carl T Herrman Carlsbad, CA
Artist:Monique M Blais Santa Barbara, CA
Art Director:Carl T Herrman Carlsbad, CA
Photographer:Philip Channing Santa Barbara, CA
Typographer:Carl T Herrman Carlsbad, CA
Engraver:Keating Gravure
Modeler:Avery Dennison SPD
Manufacturing Process:Gravure
Printer:Avery Dennison (AVR)
Printed at:AVR, Clinton, SC
Press Type:Dia Nippon Kiko (DNK)
Stamps per Pane:20
Print Quantity:125 million stamps
Paper Type:Nonphosphored, Type III
Gum Type:Pressure sensitive
Processed at:AVR, Clinton, SC
Colors:Yellow; Red; Cyan; Black
Stamp Orientation:Vertical
Die Cut:11 x 11
Image Area (w x h):0.84 x 1.410 in.
21.336 x 35.814 mm
Overall Size (w x h):0.990x 1.560 in.
25.146 x 39.624 mm
Full Pane Size (w x h):5.875x7.250 in.
149 23 x 184 15 mm
Plate Size:200 Stamps per revolution
Plate Numbers:'V’ followed by four (4) single digits
Marginal Markings:“© 2003 USPS”
• Price
• Plate position diagram
• Plate numbers (4 per pane)
• 4 Barcodes on back
• Header: “Stop Family Violence" / "National Domestic Violence Hotline"/"1-800-799 SAFE (800-799-7233) TTY 1-800-787-3224"/“or at www.ndvh.orcf
• Footer:
"The Stamp Out Domestic Violence Act of 2001 directs the Postal Service to transfer the net proceeds from the sale of these semipostal stamps to the Department of Health and Human Services to support domestic violence programs. Each 'Stop Family Violence' semipostal stamp is valid for postage at the First-Class Mail®, first-ounce rate in effect at the time of purchase."
Catalog Item Number(s):566120 Block of 4 —$1.80
566130 Block of 10 —$4.50
566140 Full Pane of 20 —$9.00
566161 First Day Cover — $0 83
566193 Full Pane w/FDC — $9.83
Stamp Announcement 03-28: Stop the Violence Semipostal
Postal Bulletin 22111 — 2003 September 18