$5 Floral Geometry Stamps

$5 Floral Geometry Stamps

Definitive $5.00

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Issue Date: 6/20/2022

$5 Floral Geometry, an elegant new stamp from the U.S. Postal Service, will lend a contemporary appearance to packages, large envelopes, and other mailings. The $5 stamp is one of two similarly designed high-denomination stamps issued in 2022. The other stamp is denominated at $2.

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  • $5 Floral Geometry, an elegant new stamp from the U.S. Postal Service, will lend a contemporary appearance to packages, large envelopes, and other mailings. The $5 stamp is one of two similarly designed high-denomination stamps issued in 2022. The other stamp is denominated at $2.

    The stamp art features a series of overlapping geometric shapes, including circles, ovals, and triangles, that reflect the symmetry of floral patterns found in nature in their simplest forms. As the stamp denominations rise, the designs become more complex. The watercolor backgrounds were painted by hand and scanned; the white geometric lines and typography were added digitally. The background for the $5 stamp is purple. The stamps were printed with a foil treatment that adds a stylish glimmer to the design.

    Antonio Alcalá was the art director. The stamps were designed and created by the firm Spaeth Hill.

    The $5 Floral Geometry stamp will be issued in panes of 4 stamps.

    Made in the USA.

    SKUs featured on this page: 122004

  • Issue:$5 Floral Geometry Stamp
    Item Number:122000
    Denomination &$5 Definitive
    Type of Issue:
    Format:Pane of 4 (1 design)
    Series:N/A
    Issue Date & City:June 20, 2022, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Art Director:Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA
    Designer:Spaeth Hill, Alexandria, VA
    Typographer:Spaeth Hill, Alexandria, VA
    Artist:Spaeth Hill, Alexandria, VA
    Modeler:Sandra Lane / Michelle Finn
    Manufacturing Process:Foil Stamping, Offset, Microprint
    Printer:Banknote Corporation of America
    Press Type:Gallus RCS
    Stamps per Pane:4
    Print Quantity:2,000,000 stamps
    Paper Type:Phosphor, Block Tag
    Adhesive Type:Pressure-sensitive
    Colors:Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Silver Kurz Foil ALUFIN SATIN GLOSS
    Stamp Orientation:Horizontal
    Image Area (w x h):1.42 x 1.085 in./36.068 x 27.559 mm
    Overall Size (w x h):1.56 x 1.225 in./39.624 x 31.115 mm
    Full Pane Size (w x h):4.26 x 3.5925 in./108.204 x 91.2495 mm
    Plate Size:72 stamps per revolution
    Plate Numbers:“B” followed by four (4) single digits
    Marginal Markings:
    Front:Plate block number
    Back:©2022 USPS • USPS logo • 4 barcodes (122000) • Plate position diagram • Promotional text

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