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2007-2011 Forever Liberty Bell Stamps

All Forever stamps are shown on this page, regardless of the rate period or intended rate during which they were sold or issued.

So far, all Forever stamps have been issued in self-adhesive double-sided booklet, convertible booklet, or ATM pane format.  There have been no coils, water-activated sheet stamps, or self-adhesive panes.

2007 issues

Originally issued at the end of the 39-cent rate period, but sold for 41 as they were intended to be used at this rate when the concept of Forever stamps was introduced.

Scott 4125, (41) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, Plate number V11111

Scott 4125, (41) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, Plate number V22222.  Image courtesy of Doug D'Avino.

Scott 4126, (41) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, Plate number P11111

Scott 4127, (41) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, die cut 11.25 x 10.75 on 2 or 3 sides, from double-sided convertible booklet of 20 (Scott 4127a), Plate number S11111

Scott 4127b has been assigned to the partial pane or block of 4, and Scott 4127c to the partial pane of 6.  Two tagging varieties exist:  Dead LWUV, and Hi-Bright LWUV.

 

Scott 4128, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, ATM pane of 18 (Scott 4128a):  Early printings had plate number V11 on the back of the pane.  When a later printing used plate number V22222, the plate number was moved to the front of the ATM pane.

 

2008 issues

Issued and sold at 41 at the end of the 41-cent rate period, but intended to meet demand during the 42 rate change.

Scott 4125b, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2008 date, from self-adhesive convertible booklet of 20, printed by Avery Dennison (Scott 4125c), plate number V11111

Scott 4126b, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2008 date, from self-adhesive convertible booklet of 20, printed by Ashton-Potter (Scott 4126c)

Scott 4127d, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2008 date, from self-adhesive double-sided convertible booklet of 20 (Scott 4127e), mottled tagging, Plate number S11111.  Image courtesy of Doug D'Avino

Scott 4127f, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2008 date, from self-adhesive double-sided convertible booklet of 20 (Scott 4127g), solid tagging, Plate number S11111

Two tagging varieties exist:  Dead LWUV, and Banner Hi-Bright LWUV.

Scott 4127h, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2008 date, from self-adhesive vending double-sided convertible booklet of 20 (Scott 4127i), mottled tagging, low Hi-Bright LWUV, Plate number S11111

Two tagging varieties exist:  Solid tag/Hi-Bright LWUV on the pane of 12 + label, and mottled tagging on the pane of 8 + label.  The front and back of the same booklet have different tagging varieties.

Scott 4127j, (42) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, small 2008 date, from vending booklet of 20 (Scott 4127k for pane of 4 and Scott 4127l for pane of 6), mottled tagging, low Hi-Bright LWUV, Plate number S11111

2009 issues

Issued and sold at 42 at the end of the 42-cent rate period, but intended to meet demand during the 44 rate change.  After May 2009, sold at 44.

Scott 4128b, (44) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2009 date, from ATM pane of 18 (Scott 4128c), Plate number V11111

2010 issues

Sold at 44.

Scott 4437, (44) Liberty Bell "forever" stamp, 2009 date, from self-adhesive double-sided convertible booklet of 20 (Scott 4437a), Plate number P11111

2011 issues

Sold at 44.

 

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This page last updated May 31, 2011.

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