United States of America 2012 Edith Piaf and Miles Davis

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 12th June 2012
  • two self-adhesive values in sheetlet 20 stamps
  • Designed by: Greg Breeding, after photographs
  • Printed by: Avery Dennison
  • Print process: gravure
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 25mm (individual stamps)
  • Perforations: die-cut 10.75 x 10.75


(45c) ~ Edith Piaf, 1915-1963, French singer, after photograph by Michael Ochs
(45c) ~ Miles Davis, 1926-1991, American jazz musician (trumpeter), after photograph by David Gahr, 1970

  • Notes: joint issue with France (which issued stamps with same photographic motifs, also in a sheetlet)

sheet stamps[edit]

FOREVER (45c) pair

sheetlet of twenty stamps[edit]


four rows of five stamps (each row irregular quantities of the two designs)

FOREVER (45c) sheetlet


First Day Covers[edit]

FDCs plain
FDCs coloured