Stamp Image Features Last Sunset of the 20th Century
Capturing a sunset in Colorado's Rocky Mountains is always a splendid thing. But as the 20th Century came to a close, it became imperitive to capture the granduer on a monumental note. The chilly sunset photograph was made between Silverton and Ouray, Colorado, New Year's Eve 1999. When the USPS announced it's plans for the "Greetings From 50 States" se-tenant stamps for 2002, it became apparent that this image be used for the our own artistamp series of State Greetings.
Stamp size is approx. 1" x 1-1/2" at the perforations. Sheets are printed in full-color on 8.5" x 11" moisture activated (dry-gummed) stamp stock.
Photographer: W. C. "Bill" Porter
Stamp Designer: W. C. "Bill" Porter
Printed & Perforated in the United States by The Olathe Poste
All stamps offered for sale are in New/Mint/UnMounted condition. As a collector of fine stamps too, we understand your concern for owning stamps that are in only the best condition possible. As such, we take great care to package your collectable stamp purchase for safe transportation. Individual stamps are protected in glassine envelopes with appropriate stiffeners. Sheets of stamps are sealed in clear poly bags with heavy chipboard stiffeners.