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Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue February 22, 2014
Year 2014
Quantity 30,000,000
Denomination
70-cent Definitive
Denomination Value $0.70
Perforation or Dimension 0.91 x 1.19 in./23.11 x 30.22 mm
Series Weddings
Series Time Span 2008 - 2015
Issue Location Mesa, AZ 85201
Postal Administration United States

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Layouts

Pane of 20 (1 Design)

Quantity Produced - 1,500,000
Original Purchase Price: $14.00
SKU: 587500
Dimension: 5.425 x 5.635 in./137.80 x 143.13 mm
Printer: Banknote Corporation of America, Inc./SSP
Printed at: Browns Summit, NC
Printing Process: Offset/Microprint “USPS”
Gum Type: Pressure-sensitive
Paper: Phosphor Tagged, Overall
Layout Number: “S” followed by six (6) single digits

First-day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $1.14
SKU: 587516

Digital Color Postmark

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $1.85
SKU: 587521

Keepsake (pane and Dcp Set)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $15.95
SKU: 587510

Stamp Deck Card

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $0.95
SKU: 587531

Stamp Deck Card W/dcp

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $2.20
SKU: 587532

About Stamp

On February 22, 2014, in Mesa, Arizona, the U.S. Postal Service® will issue the Wedding Cake, 70-cent definitive stamp, in one design in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps.The stamp will go on sale nationwide February 22, 2014.

Sure to add a touch of beauty and romance to wedding correspondence, the Wedding Cake Stamps, first introduced in 2009, is a timeless addition to the U.S. Postal Service's Weddings series.

Often the centerpiece of a wedding reception, the cake has been a wedding tradition for many generations.

This two-ounce stamp features a photograph of a three-tiered wedding cake topped with white flowers, their green stems and leaves a delightful contrast to the cake's cream-colored frosting.

Wedding Cake is a perfect addition to a wedding invitation or other mailing such as oversize cards or small gifts that require extra postage. The 70-cent, self-adhesive stamp is sold in sheets of 20.

Pastry chef Peter Brett created and designed the cake, which was photographed by Renée Comet. The stamp was designed by art director Ethel Kessler.

Pane of 20 (1 Design)

Sure to add a touch of beauty and romance to wedding correspondence, the Wedding Cake Stamps, first introduced in 2009, is a timeless addition to the U.S. Postal Service's Weddings series.

Often the centerpiece of a wedding reception, the cake has been a wedding tradition for many generations.

This two-ounce stamp features a photograph of a three-tiered wedding cake topped with white flowers, their green stems and leaves a delightful contrast to the cake's cream-colored frosting.

Wedding Cake is a perfect addition to a wedding invitation or other mailing such as oversize cards or small gifts that require extra postage. The 70-cent, self-adhesive stamp is sold in sheets of 20.

Pastry chef Peter Brett created and designed the cake, which was photographed by Renée Comet. The stamp was designed by art director Ethel Kessler.

Made in the USA.

Issue Date: February 22, 2014

SKUs featured on this page: 587504, 587503, 587502

Colors

Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, PMS 874, PMS 9 (Warm Gray)

Creators

Art Director: Ethel Kessler, Bethesda, MD.
Designer: Ethel Kessler, Bethesda, MD.
Typographer: Ethel Kessler, Bethesda, MD.
Photographer: Renee\u00B4 Comet, Washington, DC.
Modeler: Donald Woo.

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Reference

USPS Postal Bulletin 22382. Copyright: USPS.

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