#2122a – 1985 $10.75 Eagle/Moon, bp of 3

U.S. #2122a Booklet Pane of 3
$10.75 Eagle and Half Moon
Express Mail
 
Issue Date: April 29, 1985
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 6,272,100
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations
: 10 vertical
Color: Multicolored
 
Due to a 15% rate increase, this stamp was issued to replace the $9.35 Express Mail of 1983. At the time, it was the most expensive stamp ever issued. Intended to cover the postage for the USPS Express Mail Next Day Service, it allowed users to drop Express Mail packages in collection boxes or give them to route carriers. Produced in booklet form, this issue was the first ever available to collectors and postal patrons as singles
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U.S. #2122a Booklet Pane of 3
$10.75 Eagle and Half Moon
Express Mail
 
Issue Date: April 29, 1985
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 6,272,100
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations
: 10 vertical
Color: Multicolored
 
Due to a 15% rate increase, this stamp was issued to replace the $9.35 Express Mail of 1983. At the time, it was the most expensive stamp ever issued. Intended to cover the postage for the USPS Express Mail Next Day Service, it allowed users to drop Express Mail packages in collection boxes or give them to route carriers. Produced in booklet form, this issue was the first ever available to collectors and postal patrons as singles