#3048a – 1996 20c Blue Jay self-adh. bk. pane(10)

U.S. #3048
1996 20¢ Blue Jay
Flora and Fauna Series
Self-adhesive Booklet Stamp

Issue Date: August 2, 1996
City: St. Louis, MO
Quantity: 490,770,000
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 10.4 x 10.8
Color: Multicolored
 
Issued just three days after the USPS proposed a rate increase of one cent for the postcard rate, this stamp paid the new 20-cent postcard rate. Robert Giusti, who also created the artwork for the 29-cent Wild Animals booklet stamps of 1992, the 30-cent Cardinal stamp of 1991, and the 29-cent Wood Duck booklet stamps of 1991-93, is credited with creating the stamp's attractive design. In 1996, it was issued as self-adhesive booklets and coils to meet consumer demand.
 
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U.S. #3048
1996 20¢ Blue Jay
Flora and Fauna Series
Self-adhesive Booklet Stamp

Issue Date: August 2, 1996
City: St. Louis, MO
Quantity: 490,770,000
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 10.4 x 10.8
Color: Multicolored
 
Issued just three days after the USPS proposed a rate increase of one cent for the postcard rate, this stamp paid the new 20-cent postcard rate. Robert Giusti, who also created the artwork for the 29-cent Wild Animals booklet stamps of 1992, the 30-cent Cardinal stamp of 1991, and the 29-cent Wood Duck booklet stamps of 1991-93, is credited with creating the stamp's attractive design. In 1996, it was issued as self-adhesive booklets and coils to meet consumer demand.