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Flag Stamp Gets Extra Stripe
The stamp on the right has an extra stripe.
All Things Considered,August 9, 2008 · Back in 1818, the American flag had 13 broad stripes and 20 bright stars. Since then, the flag has added 30 stars but not a single stripe — until now. In a new stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service, the flag appears to have 14 stripes. Stamp artist Laura Stutzman explains what went wrong.