Designed for your convenience and to lend a contemporary appearance to packages, large envelopes, and other mailings, the U.S. Postal Service issues the Ten Dollar Waves of Color stamp, one of four sheets of elegant stamps denominated at four different rates: $1, $2, $5, and $10.
The Ten Dollar Waves of Color stamp shows variously colored undulating lines against a white background. A portion of the right side of the stamp provides white space to display the numeral 10.
The stamp also includes its denomination written out as Ten Dollars. In order to suggest its status as a high-denomination issue, this stamp benefits from a highly detailed printing process that creates dense, abstract patterns similar to an engraved bank currency.
The other three stamp issuances feature similar designs with different color palettes and are denominated at the $1, $2, and $5 rates. As the denominations increase, the stamp sizes grow larger.
Art director Antonio Alcalá and designer Michael Dyer created these handsome and unusual stamps which were printed using offset lithography and intaglio processes.
Made in the USA.
SKUs featured on this page: 115840
|Issue:||Waves of Color: $10 Wave|
|Denomination & Type of Issue:||$10.00 Definitive|
|Format:||Pane of 10 (1 design)|
|Issue Date & City:||December 1, 2012, Orlando, FL 32862|
|Art Director:||Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA|
|Designer:||Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA|
|Typographer:||Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA|
|Artist:||Michael Dyer, Brooklyn, NY|
|Printer:||Banknote Corporation of America, Inc./SSP|
|Printed at:||Browns Summit, NC|
|Stamps per Pane:||10|
|Print Quantity:||10 million stamps|
|Paper Type:||Prephosphored, Type I|
|Processed at:||Banknote Corp. of America, Browns Summit, NC|
|Image Area (w x h):||1.806 x 1.256 in./45.87 x 31.9 mm|
|Stamp Size (w x h):||1.96 x 1.41 in./49.78 x 35.81 mm|
|Pane Size (w x h):||5.06 x 8.61 in./128.52 x 218.69 mm|
|Colors:||PMS 434 (Taupe), PMS 679 (Light Purple), PMS 304 (Light Blue), PMS 630 (Blue), PMS 570 (Blue), PMS 877 (Gray), Black 6c, Itaglio 5415 (Blue)|
|Plate Size:||120 stamps per revolution|
|Plate Numbers:||“S” followed by eight (8) single digits|
|Front:||Plate numbers in four corners of pane|
|Back:||© 2012 USPS • USPS logo • Plate position diagram • Barcode (115800) in upper right and lower left hand corners of pane • Promotional text|
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