34c Year of the Snake single
- The Postal Service issued a 34-cent Lunar New Year: Year of the Snake commemorative stamp in Oakland, California, on January 20, 2001. The stamp was designed and illustrated by Clarence Lee of Honolulu, Hawaii.
- This stamp is the ninth in the award-winning Lunar New Year series of twelve stamps. Clarence Lee, an American of Chinese descent, created the stamp art, which combines a paper-cut design of a snake with traditional calligraphy drawn by Lau Bun. The Chinese characters translate as "Year of the Snake."
- Sterling Sommer printed 55 million stamps in panes of twenty. The stamps were printed in the offset process with microprinting "USPS."
- Postal Bulletin (December 28, 2000).
- Issued January 20, 2001
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- January 20, 2001
- Credit line
- Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
- paper; ink; adhesive
- 2.5 x 4 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)
- Postage Stamps