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Spotlight on the 2003-2015 Purple Heart issues

The various Purple Heart issues have been assigned non-sequential Scott numbers and may be hard to track down.  Here's all the summary data in one place.

2003

Scott 3784, 37 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2003 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11.75 x 10.75, tagged

  • Plate number B1111
  • Printed by BCA
  • Issued in May 2003
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-10
  • Also known imperforate error (Scott 3784d)

 

Scott 3784d, 37¢ self-adhesive pane of 20, die cutting omitted (error)

 

Scott 3784A, 37 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2003 date horizontally at LL, die cut 10.75 x 10.25, tagged

  • Plate numbers P1111, P2222, P3333, P4444, P5555, P6666, P7777
  • Printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in August 2003
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-6

 

Scott 3784Ae, 37¢ self-adhesive pane of 20, die cutting omitted (error)

 

2006

Scott 4032, 39 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2006 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11.25 x 11, tagged

  • Plate number P1111
  • Printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in May 2006
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-6

 

2007

Scott 4164, 41 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2007 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11.25 x 10.75, tagged

  • Plate number P1111
  • Printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in August 2007
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-6

 

2008

Scott 4263, 42 water-activated pane of 100 with 2008 date horizontally at LL, perf. 11.25, tagged

  • Plate number P1111 in UR position only
  • Printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in April 2008
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright (LR position only), PPD1-4 (R position only)

 

Scott 4264, 42 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2008 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11.25 x 10.75, tagged

  • Plate number P1111, P2222
  • Both printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in April 2008
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-6

 

2009

Scott 4390, 44 self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2009 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11.25 x 10.75, tagged

  • Plate number P1111
  • Printed by Ashton-Potter USA
  • Issued in April 2009
  • Other marginal markings: Copyright, PPD1-6

 

2011

Scott 4529, (44) self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2011 date horizontally at UL, die cut 11.25 x 10.75, tagged

  • Plate number S11111111
  • Printed by Banknote Corporation of America (BCA) for Sennett Security Products
  • Issued in May 2011
  • No Copyright or PPD

 

2012

Scott 4704, (45) self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2012 date vertically at LR, die cut 11, tagged

  • Plate number V111111
  • Printed by Avery-Dennison
  • Issued in September 2012
  • No Copyright or PPD

 

Scott 4704a, (45¢) self-adhesive press sheet of 120 with 2012 date, die cuts omitted, tagged

 

2014

Scott 4704b, (49¢) self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2014 date horizontally at LL, die cut 11, tagged

  • Plate number C111111
  • Printed by CCL
  • Issued in October 2014
  • No Copyright or PPD

2015

Scott 5035, (49¢) self-adhesive pane of 20 with 2014 date horizontally at LL, offset printing, tagged

  • Plate number S111111
  • Printed by Sennett Security Printers
  • New Scott number assigned because the offset printing constitutes a different production method
  • No Copyright or PPD

 

 

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