United States of America 2012 Flags Of Our Nation (VI)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 16th August 2012
  • ten values in a self-adhesive coil strip
  • Design: Tom Engeman from illustrations by Howard E Paine
  • Printed by: SSP (Sennett Security Products)
  • Print process: gravure
  • Perforations: die-cut imperf x perf 11
  • stamp format height 24mm x width 44mm
  • Format : Self Adhesive coil of 50 of 10 designs (horizontal width 440mm)
  • non-denominated, inscribed 'FOREVER' (45c franking value at time of issue)

Flags of Our Nation, part six

Self-adhesive coil stamps

se-tenant strips (shown here as two strips of five, but actual stamps are strip of ten


- (45c) Texas. Flag of the 'Lone Star State', cotton bolls and cotton field
- (45c) Utah. Flag (featuring State seal with beehive), flowering cactus, rock arch (stylised)
- (45c) Vermont. Flag (featuring lone pine), great horned owl, Bubo virginianus, on branch and in flight
- (45c) Virgin Islands. Flag (featuring simplified US coat of arms and initials V I), game fishing boat and sailfish
- (45c) Virginia. Flag (featuring coat of arms showing settler) and fleet approaching Jamestown (17th century settlement)
- (45c) Washington. Flag (featuring George Washington) and forests beside lake
- (45c) West Virginia. Flag (featuring coat of arms, including wreath of wild rhododendron), and wild turkeys, Meleagris gallopavo
- (45c) Wisconsin. Flag (featuring state seal and date 1848), and grazing cattle (cows and calves)
- (45c) Wyoming. Flag (featuring silhouette of bison with state seal), and bighorn sheep
- (45c) USA. National flag (Stars and Stripes), and orchard (evoking 'the fruited plain' from America The Beautiful)

  • Plate No.S11111111 appears on face of every 20th stamp (Texas)
  • Notes: sold by USPO Philatelic only as a complete horizontal coil of 50 which has the ten stamps arranged in sequence, affixed without gaps to backing paper which is exactly the same height as the stamps. A set of 10 first day covers and an album/folder with a full coil were also marketed.
  • Designs show flag on pole and motif related to the State or Territory