Arago: Presidential Aircraft Issue

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Presidential Aircraft Issue

The Presidential Aircraft issue was released on June 13, 2007, in Washington, DC. The issue included the $4.60 Air Force One stamp and the $16.25 Marine One stamp. The stamps were designed by Phil Jordan of Falls Church, Virginia, and paid the rate for Priority Mail and Express Mail postage.

Noted aviation artist William S. Phillips of Ashland, Oregon, created the images of Air Force One and Marine One for the issue. Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., printed 75 million Air Force One stamps in the offset process with microprinting "USPS". Sennett Security Products and Banknote Corporation of America, Inc., printed 25 million Marine One stamps in the offset/intaglio process.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (May 10, 2007).


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