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$2 Patriotic Waves

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue January 30, 2015
Year 2015
Quantity 10,000,000
$2.00 Mail Use
Denomination Value $2.00
Perforation or Dimension 1.56 x 0.98 in./39.62 x 24.89 mm
Issue Location Norcross, GA
Postal Administration United States

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Pane of 10 (1 Design)

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Purchase Price: $20.00
SKU: 117500
Dimension: 4.26 x 6.48 in./108.20 x 164.59 mm
Printer: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd. (APU)
Printed at: Williamsville, NY
Printing Process: Offset, Microprint
Gum Type: Pressure-sensitive adhesive
Paper: Nonphosphored Type III, Block Tag
Layout Number: “P” followed by three (3) single digits
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Press Sheet With Die Cut

Quantity Produced - 500
Original Purchase Price: $200.00
SKU: 117506
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Press Sheet Without Die Cut

Quantity Produced - 1,000
Original Purchase Price: $200.00
SKU: 117508
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First-day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $2.44
SKU: 117516
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Digital Color Postmark

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $3.15
SKU: 117521
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Digital Color Postmark Keepsake

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $23.95
SKU: 117510
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Stamp Deck Card

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Original Purchase Price: $0.95
SKU: 117531
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About Stamp

On January 30, 2015, in Norcross, GA, the U.S. Postal Service® will issue a $2 Patriotic Waves mail use stamp, in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 10 stamps. The stamp will go on sale nationwide January 30, 2015.

Bringing a contemporary vibe to the traditional red, white, and blue, $2 Patriotic Wave is one of two similarly designed high-denomination stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service® in 2015. The other stamp is denominated at the $1 price.

$2 Patriotic Wave features red and blue intersecting lines on a white background in an abstract pattern reminiscent of billowing flags. A portion on the lower right side of the stamp provides white space to display the numeral 2 in red. This unique design lends a patriotic appearance to packages, envelopes, and other mailings.

Designer Michael Dyer worked with art director Antonio Alcalá to create this stamp. $2 Patriotic Wave will be sold in sheets of 10 and blocks of 4 stamps.


PMS 2174 C Blue, PMS 185 C Red, PMS Cool Gray C #8


Designer: Michael Dyer, Brooklyn, NY.
Art Director: Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA.
Typographer: Michael Dyer, Brooklyn, NY.
Artist: Michael Dyer, Brooklyn, NY.
Modeler: Joseph Sheeran.

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