Tiffany Lamp

Tiffany Lamp

Additional Postage 1¢

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Issue Date: 3/7/2008

This is the the 1-cent Tiffany Lamp stamp. This definitive stamp features a rendering of a Tiffany lamp by artist Lou Nolan, capturing the art nouveau movement.

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  • This is the 1-cent Tiffany Lamp stamp, available as a Sheet of 20 stamps.

    In 2008, the United States Postal Service reissued the 1-cent definitive featuring artist Lou Nolan’s rendering of a Tiffany lamp. Nolan evokes the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), a designer of glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamelware, and metalwork who transformed everyday objects into works of art.

    Tiffany’s stained-glass lampshades glow with soft, colorful light. Considered one of the greatest designers of glass in his era, Tiffany is also remembered as a leader in the art nouveau movement, a style in the visual arts that transformed design in the United States and Europe from the 1890s to World War I.

    Made in the USA.

    Issue City: New York, NY

    Issue Series: American Design

    SKUs featured on this page: 184145

  • Issue:Tiffany Lamp
    Item Number:104100
    Denomination & Type of Issue:1-cent Definitive
    Format:1-cent Definitive
    Series:Pane of 20 (1 design)
    Issue Date & City:March 7, 2008, New York, NY 10199 (No ceremony)
    Designer:Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
    Art Director:Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
    Typographer:Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
    Artist:Lou Nolan, McLean, VA
    Engraver:N/A
    Modeler:Joseph Sheeran
    Manufacturing Process:Offset/Microprinting “USPS”
    Printer:Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd. (APU)
    Printed at:Williamsville, NY
    Press Type:Mueller Martini, A76 - Modified
    Stamps per Pane:20
    Print Quantity:500 million stamps
    Paper Type:Nonphosphored, Type III
    Adhesive Type:Pressure-sensitive
    Processed at:Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd. (APU)
    Colors:Green, Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Orange
    Stamp Orientation:Vertical
    Image Area (w x h):0.84 x 0.73 in./21.336 x 18.542 mm
    Overall Size (w x h):0.87 x 0.98 in./22.098 x 24.892 mm
    Full Pane Size (w x h):4.93 x 5.35 in./125.222 x 135.89 mm
    Press Sheets Size (w x h):N/A
    Plate Size:400 stamps per revolution
    Plate Numbers:“P” followed by six (6) single digits
    Marginal Markings:
    Front:© 2003 USPS • Plate position diagram • Price
    Back:Plate numbers on four corners of pane • Four barcodes on back of pane

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