#2279a – 1988 25c Earth "E" Series Coil, imperf pair

U.S. #2279a Imperf Pair
1987 25¢ “E” Stamp
Coil
 
Issue Date: March 22, 1988
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 3,193,224,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10 vertically
Color: Multicolored
 
Following the USPS's announcement that the first-class letter rate would change to 25¢, the non-denominated "E" stamp was issued. Responding to unfavorable comments concerning the "drab" appearance of the previous non-denominated issues, the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee decided to link the stamp subject to the letter E. Shown from a moon's-eye view, the dramatic "Earth" design appears almost three dimensional. Printed in sheet, coil, and booklet form, this issue provided a colorful and attractive stamp with a popular topical theme - space.
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U.S. #2279a Imperf Pair
1987 25¢ “E” Stamp
Coil
 
Issue Date: March 22, 1988
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 3,193,224,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10 vertically
Color: Multicolored
 
Following the USPS's announcement that the first-class letter rate would change to 25¢, the non-denominated "E" stamp was issued. Responding to unfavorable comments concerning the "drab" appearance of the previous non-denominated issues, the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee decided to link the stamp subject to the letter E. Shown from a moon's-eye view, the dramatic "Earth" design appears almost three dimensional. Printed in sheet, coil, and booklet form, this issue provided a colorful and attractive stamp with a popular topical theme - space.