United States of America 1989 Paddle-steamers

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 3rd March 1989
  • five values issued only in a booklet (four panes of five)
  • Designed by: R Schlect. Engraving by Thomas Hipschen and M Ryan.
  • Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington DC
  • Print process: recess and lithography
  • stamp format height 23mm x width 44mm
  • Perforations: 10 x imperf (Walk in the Water imperf on three sides)

Paddle-steamers

Booklet stamps

  • se-tenant pane of five (1 x 5)


25c ~ Experiment (1788-1790)
25c ~ Phoenix (1809)
25c ~ New Orleans (1812)
25c ~ Washington (1816)
25c ~ Walk in the Water (1818)

  • Notes: booklets were issued in joined multiples. Each booklet contains four panes of the five stamps (unfolded).
  • Printings with plate Nos 1 and 2 (scarcer) were released
  • The booklet cover could be used as an entrance ticket to World Stamp Expo '89 in Washington DC


Stamp Booklet

25c x five designs
booklet cover

used stamps

used 25c x five designs