3¢ Silver Coffeepot
Issue Date: March 16, 2007
City: New York, NY
Printed By: American Packaging Corp. for Sennett Security Products
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine Die Cut 11 ¼ x 11
The sixth stamp in the American Design Series shows a silver coffeepot made about 1786 in Philadelphia. Brewed tea, coffee, and chocolate became enormously popular in the late 17th and the 18th centuries. Wealthy patrons asked silversmiths to craft beautiful pots to serve these beverages.