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16-cent Air Service Emblem

16c Air Service Emblem plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: C5
Description:

Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No. 14828

Denomination: 16c

Subject: Air Service Emblem, Air Mail Issue

Color: dark blue

Date:
August 14, 1923
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.14617
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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