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In 1918, stamp history was turned upside down by the Inverted Jenny — a misprint depicting an inverted biplane. And now, nearly a century later, the U.S. Postal Service is releasing a new version of the stamp.

Celebrate this exciting chapter in one of philately's greatest stories with a limited edition collector's set.

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Included in the Collector’s Edition

Pulled at the time of the 2013 production, a series of proofs takes collectors up close to the distinctive intaglio printing process — which began with an impression pulled from the original 1918 dies. Add to your collection:

  • One mint sheet and one cancelled sheet of the 2013 Stamp Collecting: Inverted Jenny stamps
  • Proofs that show each intaglio color in isolation
  • Authentic section of the die wipe used during the press run
  • Sleeves for preserving the proofs and stamps
  • 48-page booklet revealing the story of the stamp
  • Proof: Pale yellow plus red frame.

  • Proof: Pale yellow plus blue Jenny vignette.

  • Proof: Pale yellow plus red frame and blue Jenny vignette.

  • Proof: Selvage plus pale yellow.

  • Die wipe

  • Mint Sheet

  • Cancelled Sheet

The Story of the Invert

A colorful, 48-page booklet pursues the story of the Inverted Jenny, from how the initial error leaked to why the Postal Service is releasing the new stamp.

  • The telling of side stories you may never have heard
  • Behind-the-scenes photos from the 2013 production
  • Details on the design and printing