United States of America 1985 Sea Shells (booklet stamps)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 4th April 1985
  • five values se-tenant in a ten-stamp booklet pane
  • Designed by: P Cocci
  • Engraved by Thomas Hipschen, Gary Caconas, J Creamer, J Wallace and R G Culin
  • Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington DC
  • Print process: recess
  • stamp format height 24½mm x width 213½mm. Booklet format height 45mm x width 81mm (when sealed)
  • Perforations: 10 with one edge imperf (final two designs imperf on three sides)

Sea Shells. $4.40 Stamp Booklet[edit]


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Stamp Booklet[edit]


Booklet $4.40, contains single panes of ten stamps, attached sideways by upper selvedge

  • pane has single fold, between stamp rows 2 and 3

<advisory - booklet is sealed by glue at short side. This glue sealing is often broken open>

pane of ten from booklet, plate 1
booklet front cover