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In 2019, the Postal Service™ will issue Star Ribbon, a Patriotic Forever® stamp sold in coils of 3,000 and 10,000. Offering a fresh take on patriotic stamps, the design features a digital illustration of a star made from a single red, white, and blue ribbon. The white space in the middle of the ribbon creates a second smaller star. The words “Forever” and “USA” appear below the star. The tri-colored ribbon, folded into a patriotic symbol, is intended to evoke the connectedness of the American people.
Aaron Draplin, who designed the stamp, created the artwork first by sketching the design by hand and then rendering it digitally. Greg Breeding served as the project’s art director.
This Forever stamp will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® one-ounce price.
Made in the USA.
SKUs featured on this page: 760504, 759904
|Issue:||Star Ribbon Stamp|
|Denomination & Type of Issue:||First-Class Mail Forever|
|Format:||Coil of 10,000 (1 design)|
|Issue Date & City:||March 22, 2019, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181|
|Art Director:||Greg Breeding, Charlottesville, VA|
|Designer:||Aaron Draplin, Portland, OR|
|Typographer:||Greg Breeding, Charlottesville, VA|
|Artist:||Aaron Draplin, Portland, OR|
|Modeler:||Sandra Lane/Michelle Finn|
|Manufacturing Process:||Offset, Microprint|
|Printer:||Banknote Corporation of America|
|Printed at:||Browns Summit, NC|
|Press Type:||Alprinta 74|
|Stamps per Coil:||10000|
|Print Quantity:||400,000,000 stamps|
|Paper Type:||Phosphor Tagged, Overall|
|Processed at:||Banknote Corporation of America, Browns Summit, NC|
|Image Area (w x h):||0.73 x 0.84 in/18.542 x 21.336 mm|
|Stamp Size (w x h):||0.87 x 0.98 in/22.098 x 24.892 mm|
|Colors:||Custom Blue, Custom Red, Black|
|Plate Size:||540 stamps per revolution|
|Plate Numbers:||“B” followed by three (3) single digits|
|Coil Number Frequency:||Plate numbers every 27th stamp|
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