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6c Eagle holding shield, olive branch and arrows frame plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: C23
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. 21838

Denomination: 6c

Subject: Eagle Holding Shield, Olive Branch and Arrows (frame) Airmail

Color: dark blue & carmine

Date:
1938
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15835
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • 6c Eagle Holding Shield, Olive Branch and Arrows (frame) Airmail plate proof, Scott C23
  • 6c Eagle holding shield, olive branch and arrows frame plate proof
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