United States of America 2006 Samuel de Champlain. Miniature sheet (Washington 2006)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 28th May 2006
  • four gummed stamps (two USA and two Canada) in a miniature sheet
  • Design: Regine Myette and Francois Martin, layout and typography by Terrence McCaffrey
  • Printed by: Ashton-Potter USA, Williamsville, NY
  • print process: recess and litho
  • Perforations: 11 x 11
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 40mm. Miniature sheet format height 146mm x width 204mm

400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's Survey of the East Coast of North America

  • Notes WASHINGTON 2006 World Philatelic Exhibition

39c USA (2) and 51c Canada (2) ~ Champlain in small ship, and map of coast from Cape Cod to Avalon

  • this miniature sheet is a joint issue with Canada
  • The Canadian sheet can be distinguished from the US one as it has a bar-code in the border
  • the USA gummed stamps 40 x 40mm in this sheet do not have any other source
  • print quantity of the US version was 300,000
  • A single stamp of USA in smaller format and self-adhesive was also issued [see]
Miniature sheet joint issue with Canada