COMPARISON   OF  37¢  U.S.  FLAG  PRINTINGS

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BEP (Scott # 3632) BCA (Scott # 3633A)
Coil of 100 Coil of 100
Date: Small 2002 Date: Small 2003
Die Cut Gauge: 9.8 (PV, 10x10) Die Cut Gauge: 8.45 (PP/VV, 10x9)
Die Cut at Corner:  90 (Square) Die Cut at Corner: 90 (Square)
Tagging: Prephosphored, Smooth Tagging: Prephosphored, Smooth
Image Size: 18.03 x 20.82 mm Image Size: 18.03 x 20.82 mm
Difference:  2002 Year Date. Liner is same size as stamp. Die cuts are 90 at all corners. Points of stars along top left edge are showing. Difference:  2003 Year Date. Liner is same size as stamp. Die cuts are 90 at all corners and small bridges in die cut. Points of stars along top left edge are showing.
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Flag-com-ssp-s.jpg (14470 bytes) USFlag-sen-04-d.jpg (32665 bytes)
SSP (Scott # 3632A - 3632Ae) SSP (Scott # 3632C)
Coil of 100 Coil of 3000, 10,000
Date: Large 2003 Date:  2004
Die Cut Gauge: 10.2 Die Cut Gauge: 11.7
Die Cut at Corner: Slanted Die Cut at Corner: Rounded
Tagging: Prephosphored - Uneven and Smooth Tagging: Prephosphored - Uneven and Smooth
Image Size: 18.35 x 20.51 mm Image Size: 18.42 x 21.15 mm
Difference:  2003 Year Date. Liner is same size as stamp. Die cuts are slanted at all corners. Points of stars along top left edge are not showing. Difference:  2004 Year Date. Liner is larger than stamp. Die cuts are rounded at all corners.
Points of stars along top left edge are showing.
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BCA (Scott # 3633)
Coil of 3000, 10,000
Date: Large 2002
Die Cut Gauge: 8.4 (VV/PP-9x10)
Die Cut at Corner: Rounded
Tagging: Prephosphored, Smooth
Image Size: 18.03 x 20.83 mm
Difference:  2002 Year Date. Liner is larger than stamp. Die cuts are rounded at all corners.  Points of stars along top left edge are showing.
 
AP (Scott #3633B)
Coil of 100
Date: 2005
Die Cut Gauge: 9.4 (VP-10x10)
Die Cut at Corner: Square
Tagging: Prephosphored - Smooth
Image Size: 18.542 x 21.336 mm
Difference:  2005 Year Date. Liner same size as stamp. Die cuts are square at all corners. Single tie on die cuts.  Points of stars along top left edge are showing.  Micro-printed "USA" in top red stripe.
 
 
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SSP (Scott # 3631) BEP (Scott # 3622)  Coil of 100
Coil of 100, 3000, 10,000 Date: Small 2002
Date: Large 2002 Die Cut Gauge: 9.8 (PV-10x10)
Perforation Gauge: 9.8 Die Cut at Corner: 90 (Square)
Tagging: Prephosphored, Smooth Tagging: Prephosphored, Smooth
Image Size: 18.28 x 20.57 mm Image Size: 18.03 x 20.82 mm
Difference:  2002 Year Date, Perfs,  Water-Activated. Points of stars along top left edge are missing. Difference:  Nondenominated
Points of stars along top left edge are showing.

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