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A small unseparated sheet of postage stamps.
- ‘Both the sheetlets and the booklet were designed by Bon Kwan and printed in Lithography by Walsall Security Printers in the United Kingdom.’
- ‘The sheetlets will be issued Friday at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, Geneva, Switzerland and Vienna.’
- ‘A square stamp, produced in sheetlets of ten, provides the required flexibility and style.’
- ‘The sheetlet features a panda in the background and each of the six stamps features a different panda image.’
- ‘Print runs were 47,500 per digital sheetlet and in much higher numbers for the offset sheetlets.’
- ‘In September 2004, the Jamaican government released a series of stamp sheetlets featuring people who have distinguished themselves in their contributions to the country's tourism industry.’
- ‘Stamps are issued in sheetlets of 8 stamps.’
- ‘An image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Pacific Explorer 2005 logo are printed in the selvedge of the sheetlet.’
- ‘The sheetlets of seven were later made available in uncut panes of four sheetlets, with horizontal and vertical gutters.’
- ‘No orders for Gold Medallists stamps or sheetlets will be fulfilled until after the Games have ended and we recommend consolidating your purchases in a single order.’
- ‘The posting sheetlets are loosely held together in a manner whereby an individual posting sheetlet is easily removed and used as a base.’
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